‘These women and girls should have never been arrested. They are now prisoners of conscience and must be released immediately’ - Hassiba Hadj Sahraoui
A Russian court has for the first time ordered a non-governmental organisation to register as a “foreign agent” under a law that is being used to crush independent civil society in the country, Amnesty International…
The authorities in Bahrain must release Nabeel Rajab, a prominent jailed human rights activist who is eligible for release this Friday.
Now is the time for Prime Minister David Cameron to deliver truth and justice for the victims of Northern Ireland’s three decades of political violence, Amnesty International said today from Wes
Afghanistan’s proposed reinstatement of atrocious punishments would mark a dangerous return to legalised state brutality, Amnesty International said today as it urged the authorities to reject such plans.
The UN must take full account of the 'human catastrophe' unfolding in the Central African Republic (CAR) when considering the options presented by the UN Secretary-General on peacekeeping in that country, Amnesty…
The Government of Zimbabwe must guarantee all human rights enshrined in the new Constitution, Amnesty International said in a new report published today as President Robert Mugabe approaches the 100th day of his new…
‘The Zimbabwean authorities never had a legal leg to stand on when they brought Abel Chikomo to court’ - Aster van Kregten