Oct 31 2013 11:29 am
UN: Victims' right to justice must take priority at talks on Kenya ICC trials
The United Nations Security Council must not lose sight of victims’ right to obtain justice for the horrific crimes that took place in Kenya’s post-election period nearly six years ago, Am
Oct 31 2013 12:00 am
Syrian refugees being denied entry into neighbouring Jordan - new report
Desperate families reduced to scavenging for food by roadside after border closure. Jordan is denying entry to desperate Syrian refugees who have been forced to sleep rough and scavenge for food by the roadside, said…
Oct 30 2013 9:46 pm
Poland grants 'injured person' status to Guantánamo detainee over torture allegations
Poland ‘must have the political courage to tell the truth about the CIA secret site and what happened there’
Oct 29 2013 12:00 am
Central African Republic:New report finds violence of security forces now out of control
The security forces in the Central African Republic (CAR) are out of control and urgent action is needed by the national authorities and the international community to establish law and order, Amnesty International said…
Oct 28 2013 1:35 pm
Iran: Two more Kurdish men at imminent risk of execution after 20 executions at weekend
Two men from Iran’s Kurdish minority are at imminent risk of being executed after the Iranian authorities carried out 20 executions over the weekend, Amnesty International warned today.
Oct 25 2013 5:15 pm
Report on the plight of Syrian refugees in Jordan to be published on Thur 31 October
On Thursday 31 October Amnesty International will launch a major new report on the plight of people fleeing to safety in neighbouring countries in the region, especially Jordan.
Oct 25 2013 4:35 pm
Saudi Arabia: Cyber-attack on women drivers protest site is part of pattern of intimidation
Saudi Arabian women activists still plan to defy a driving ban tomorrow despite having their campaign website hacked and threats from the authorities that their efforts will be blocked.
Oct 25 2013 2:35 pm
South Africa: Allegations of abuse of inmates at G4S-run prison must be fully investigated
Allegations of abuse - including the use of electric shocks - against inmates in a South African prison run by the UK security firm G4S raise serious questions about the South African authorities’ commitment to tackling…
Oct 25 2013 2:35 pm
Saudi Arabia: Tomorrow's women drivers protest must be allowed to proceed
The Saudi Arabian authorities must respect the right of women to drive during tomorrow’s planned protest against the country’s notorious ban on women drivers.
Oct 24 2013 3:35 pm
Northern Ireland: Compel retired police officers to assist police ombudsman investigations
Amnesty International has called for the Northern Ireland Executive to give the Police Ombudsman for Northern Ireland powers to compel retired police officers to assist in its investigations.