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Apr 28 2014 1:11 pm
Shropshire market town due to host 24-hour 'music marathon'

The local Amnesty International group has organised a 24-hour “Music Marathon” in the small market town of Bishop’s Castle in Shropshire.

Apr 28 2014 12:26 pm
Eric Cantona’s new documentary ‘Looking for Rio’ to premiere at Amnesty UK’s first ever football film festival

The UK premiere of former Manchester United legend Eric Cantona’s compelling new documentary about the passion and fury surrounding football in Rio de Janeiro will take place at Amnesty&rsquo

Apr 25 2014 6:11 pm
Egypt: three Syrians face being sent back to Syria within hours

‘If any of them are returned to Syria, their lives could be in grave danger - Hassiba Hadj Sahraoui

Apr 25 2014 3:06 pm
New report on extent of torture worldwide to be launched on 13 May

Report will include results of new global survey of attitudes to torture

Apr 24 2014 3:25 pm
Ukraine's ongoing military operation must adhere to human rights standards

Warning comes after Ukrainian authorities talk of ‘destroying terrorists’

Apr 24 2014 1:37 pm
Ukraine: abducted journalists and officials must be released

‘Taking hostages and using them as bargaining chips for political gain is as abhorrent as it is unlawful’

Apr 23 2014 10:48 pm
Spain: authorities set on crushing right to protest - new report

The excessive use of force by Spanish police and plans to strengthen repressive legislation are a damning indictment of the Spanish government’s determination to crush peaceful protest, Amnes

Apr 23 2014 12:00 am
Qatar: new report shows exploitation and abuse of foreign domestic workers

Though World Cup focus has been on construction workers, women domestic workers even more exposed to abuse

Apr 17 2014 6:47 pm
Bahrain: cleric stripped of nationality facing imminent deportation threat

Shaikh Hussain al-Najati reportedly given 48 hours to leave country and warned that his family may be harmed if he fails to leave

Apr 17 2014 6:09 pm
Turkey: observer at Monday's Gezi Park Twitter trial

Date: 21 April 2014 Location: Izmir Magistrates Court No.1, Turkey