Sep 19 2014 2:55 pm
Euro 2020: Amnesty warns some host cities could use tournament for image laundering

Some of the cities that have won their bid to host games in the European Football Championship in 2020 may use the tournament for image laundering, Amnesty International warned today.

Sep 19 2014 1:06 pm
Sentencing of 'Happy' video makers in Iran is condemned

'With these sentences, the absurd meets the unjust' - Hassiba Hadj Sahraoui

Sep 18 2014 12:00 pm
Nigeria: Torture so common that police stations have ‘Officer in Charge of Torture’

‘A medieval witch hunt’ against Boko Haram is fuelling massive use of torture ‘Torture is not even a criminal offence in Nigeria’ - Netsanet Belay

Sep 17 2014 6:31 pm
EU must take urgent action prevent to migrant deaths at sea

Urgent action is needed by the EU to ensure no further migrant deaths in the seas on Europe’s borders, Amnesty International said amid news of further shipwrecks in the central Mediterranean,

Sep 15 2014 12:50 pm
Central African Republic: Huge gap between troops promised and troops deployed a major concern

'The gap between the number of peacekeepers promised and the number deployed must be urgently filled' Amnesty’s Steve Cockburn

Sep 12 2014 3:56 pm
Pakistan: Malala attack arrests welcomed

Today’s arrest of the suspects in the assassination attempt on Malala Yousafzai offers an important opportunity for the Pakistan authorities to address their poor record in protecting people

Sep 12 2014 3:49 pm
Egypt: leading activist Yara Sallam and others face 'show trial' tomorrow

22 face jail under draconian anti-protest law

Sep 12 2014 3:49 pm
Egypt: leading activist Yara Sallam and others face 'show trial' tomorrow

22 face jail under draconian anti-protest law

Sep 11 2014 5:54 pm
Iran: British woman detained for taking part in volleyball protest should be released

Interrogators have warned that Ghoncheh Ghavami ‘would not walk out of prison alive’

Sep 11 2014 11:13 am
Thailand: Sandwich eaters among targets of crackdown 100 days after military takeover

Hundreds of arbitrary detentions, torture, sweeping restrictions on freedom of expression and unfair trials in military courts are creating a climate of fear in Thailand Amnesty International said