Jul 21 2014 7:06 pm
Israel/Gaza: attacks on hospitals are possible war crimes

Over 20,000 people support new call on Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond to stop UK arms transfers to Israel

Jul 18 2014 9:56 pm
Israel / Gaza: Attacks show a flagrant disregard for civilian life

Israel’s ground assault on the Gaza Strip, which began last night after 10 days of attacks by Israeli forces and Palestinian armed groups, accentuates the need for urgent international action

Jul 18 2014 9:53 pm
Singapore: Double execution is massive leap backwards

Singapore has taken a reprehensible U-turn by executing the first two prisoners since 2011, Amnesty International and the Anti-Death Penalty Asia Network (ADPAN) said today.

Jul 18 2014 4:58 pm
Hearing on mass government surveillance wraps up after 'farcical' week

Meanwhile ‘power grab’ by security services condemned, as new surveillance law rushed through

Jul 18 2014 4:44 pm
Ukraine airliner deaths: on-site investigation by international experts needed

‘It is imperative that an on-site investigation is urgently carried out by independent international experts’ - Denis Krivosheev

Jul 18 2014 1:38 pm
Finland: European Court ruling in Heli case a blow for transgender rights

A woman from Finland who came out as transgender during her marriage should be allowed to be legally recognised as a female without changing her marital status, Amnesty International said after the

Jul 17 2014 11:16 am
Human Rights Act moves: 'We allow Cameron to rip away this safety net at our peril'

Responding to reports that Prime Minister David Cameron is planning to curtail access to the European Court of Human Rights, Allan Hogarth Head of Policy and Government Affairs at Amnesty Internati

Jul 16 2014 11:56 am
USA: federal supermax prison in Colorado is 'inhuman' and in breach of international law

Prisoners held for average of eight years in solitary cells