Sep 25 2014 2:57 pm
Pakistan: Shooting of Brit shows 'even on death row someone accused of blasphemy is not safe'

The shooting of a 70-year old British man on death row in Pakistan today shows the complete failure of Pakistani authorities to provide adequate protection for prisoners sentenced under the country

Sep 25 2014 11:34 am
Northern Ireland: Amnesty welcomes inquest into army 'death squad" killings

Amnesty International has welcomed the granting of new inquests into the deaths of Patrick McVeigh and Daniel Rooney, killed in drive-by shootings in Belfast in 1972, allegedly by undercover soldie

Sep 23 2014 6:45 pm
Chad: Proposed anti-gay law will fuel homophobia

A draft bill going through parliament in Chad will fuel homophobia and be a major backwards step for human rights in the country if passed into law, Amnesty International said today.

Sep 23 2014 1:46 pm
Syria: new call from 39 organisations for civilian protection

#WithSyria coalition launches new campaign after multiple UN Security Council failures

Sep 23 2014 12:19 pm
China: Life sentence for Uighur academic condemned

The life sentence handed down by a Chinese court to prominent Uighur academic Ilham Tohti on charges of “separatism” is an affront to justice, Amnesty International said today.

Sep 23 2014 9:58 am
China: Booming torture trade revealed in new report

Industry has more than quadrupled in the last decade

Sep 22 2014 4:22 pm
Turkey must keep its borders open to Syrian refugees

Latest wave of Syrians fleeing Islamic State must be given sanctuary in Turkey

Sep 19 2014 6:35 pm
Egypt accused of 'toying with life' of activist on 230-day hunger strike

US-Egyptian national Mohamed Soltan is among 86 jailed activists on hunger strike