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Aug 13 2014 6:39 pm
UK's announcement of limited suspension of arms licences to Israel a 'massive step backwards'

Responding to news that the UK government will suspend just 12 export licences for arms and other military equipment to Israel, and only if ‘significant hostilities’ resume once the cur

Aug 12 2014 5:16 pm
Iraq: Humanitarian efforts failing the hundreds of thousands forced to flee ethnic cleansing

The international community must urgently mount a concerted humanitarian response to assist hundreds of thousands of people across northern Iraq fleeing ethnic cleansing by the forces of the Islami

Aug 12 2014 4:40 pm
Egypt: As judges recuse themselves in Morsi trial, fears of mass death sentences persist

As news breaks that three judges have recused themselves from a mass court case in Egypt, Amnesty International remains concerned that show trials followed by mass death sentences are becoming a grim trade mark of…

Aug 11 2014 11:59 am
Afghanistan: 'Tainted legacy' warning over US failure to provide justice to civilian victims - New report

The families of thousands of Afghan civilians killed by US and NATO forces in Afghanistan have been left without justice, Amnesty International said in a new report released today, just months before the planned…

Aug 07 2014 4:14 pm
Eyewitnesses report 'panic' as ISIS take over more towns in northern Iraq

‘ISIS is now in the town … they are gripped by panic and fear’ - Donatella Rovera

Aug 07 2014 11:19 am
Gaza: new evidence of deliberate attacks on medics by Israeli army

There is ‘mounting evidence that the Israeli army has targeted health facilities or professionals’ Philip Luther

Aug 06 2014 5:51 pm
Libya: shelling of civilian areas in Tripoli and Benghazi are war crimes

‘The warring parties in Tripoli and Benghazi have displayed a wanton disregard for the safety of ordinary civilians’ - Philip Luther

Aug 05 2014 5:54 pm
Iraqis displaced by ISIS attacks in Sinjar desperate for aid

Iraqis displaced by fighting in the north-west of the country must be given urgent humanitarian assistance, Amnesty International said after tens of thousands of civilians fled the town of Sinjar a

Aug 05 2014 10:34 am
Nigeria: Gruesome throat-slitting footage implicates military in mass atrocities

Gruesome video footage, images and testimonies gathered by Amnesty International provide fresh evidence of extrajudicial executions and other serious human rights violations being carried out by al