Oct 31 2014 5:54 pm
Burkina Faso must end excessive use of force against protesters

The authorities in Burkina Faso must rein in the security forces that have used excessive force to crack down on peaceful anti-government protests, Amnesty International said today.

Oct 31 2014 2:02 pm
Hundreds of Amnesty activists 'selling tools of torture' to London shoppers this Saturday

Spoof sales agents showing off thumbscrews and electro-shock handcuffs outside Liverpool Street Station

Oct 30 2014 12:13 pm
Armed groups and militias are 'running amok' in Libya - new briefing

Country hit by wave of door-to-door ‘manhunts’ and abductions - abductees describe torture at hands of masked captors

Oct 30 2014 11:21 am
Court of Appeal decision in Belhaj rendition case welcomed

‘British officials have got their paw prints all over this case’ - Kate Allen

Oct 29 2014 4:39 pm
Bangladesh: Overturn death sentence for war crimes politician

The death sentence handed down today for a leading opposition figure in Bangladesh for war crimes will not bring justice to the millions of victims of the independence war, Amnesty International sa

Oct 28 2014 6:45 pm
Bahrain: call for release of Nabeel Rajab ahead of verdict in his Twitter 'insults' case

‘Convicting Nabeel Rajab would be a terrible injustice’ - Hassiba Hadj Sahraoui

Oct 28 2014 4:50 pm
UK urges El Salvador to change 'draconian' abortion laws

Women can face 50 year jail term for suffering a miscarriage in El Salvador warn Amnesty

Oct 28 2014 3:34 pm
David Cameron should tell Qatari Emir that criticism ahead of World Cup 'will not let up'

‘Qatar’s human rights record has been under the spotlight like never before and it hasn’t been a pretty sight’ - Allan Hogarth

Oct 28 2014 12:39 pm
Amnesty condemns UK opt out of search and rescue for refugees and migrants

“When the hour came, the UK turned its back on despairing people and left them to drown.”