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Billy Bragg and Grammy Award-winning musician line up to back Amnesty's Youth Awards

With just over two weeks to go until entries for Amnesty’s Youth Awards close, Billy Bragg and Esperanza Spalding have called on 7-21 year-olds to enter the Amnesty’s Youth Awards.

Ukraine: Protest organiser Dimitrii Bulatov's 'barbaric' torture must be investigated

The abduction and torture of Ukrainian opposition activist Dmitrii Bulatov is a barbaric act which must be investigated immediately, Amnesty International said today.

UK's move over resettling vulnerable Syrian refugees should prompt action from others

EU has so far offered to help less than 1% of Syrian refugees

Government's 'long overdue' Syria refugee pledge welcomed

‘This move is long overdue but of course it’s never too late to do the right thing’ - Kate Allen

Northern Ireland: Concerns with delays in evidence to child abuse inquiry

Amnesty International has expressed concern at delays by a religious order and other bodies in submitting evidence to Northern Ireland’s Historic Institutional Abuse Inquiry into child abuse in residential care…

Philippines: police officers' secret 'roulette torture' strongly condemned

‘For police officers to use torture "for fun" is despicable. These are abhorrent acts’ - Hazel Galang-Folli

Sochi Olympics: Amnesty UK director to deliver global petition to President Putin in Moscow

With one week to go until the start of the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Amnesty International UK’s director Kate Allen will visit Moscow to deliver a petition of hundreds of thousands of signatures

Central African Republic: 'Huge risk' of major human tragedy as peacekeepers absent in some areas

Christian and Muslim civilians in Baoro and Bossemptle in north-west Central African Republic are in imminent danger of attack because of the very strong presence of anti-balaka militias in towns where…