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Northern Ireland: 'On the runs' scheme must not perpetuate impunity

The UK government scheme to issue written assurances to 'on the runs' in Northern Ireland must not perpetuate impunity, Amnesty International said today following the announcement of a judg

Israeli security forces accused of being 'trigger-happy' in West Bank

Report shows ‘harrowing pattern of unlawful killings’ - Phil Luther

Ukraine: Disbanded riot police must be held to account for demo deaths

All those responsible for the deaths of more than 100 people killed during the anti-government protests in Ukraine must be brought to justice, Amnesty International said today.

Sri Lanka: Amnesty warns of crackdown ahead of UN Human Rights Session

The Sri Lankan government is targeting critics at alarming levels, with more surveillance and harassment expected ahead of next month’s UN Human Rights Council session, Amnesty International

Uganda: Tabloid gay list publication 'chilling'

Amnesty called the publication in a Ugandan tabloid newspaper of a list of names of people accused of being gay the day after President Museveni signed the Anti-Homosexuality Bill into law a &lsquo

Russia: arrest of 234 protesters outside Moscow court shows 'reality' after Sochi

Pussy Riot protesters Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Maria Alyokhina among those arrested

Uganda: President Museveni Signs Anti-Gay Bill

President Museveni has just signed the Anti-Homosexuality Bill into law. Amnesty International condemns this as a dangerous and draconian piece of legislation

Zambia: Verdict In Homophobic Trial Due On Tuesday

Amnesty International is calling on Zambian authorities to end the persecution of individuals based on their perceived sexual orientation.