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Celebrated Syrian cartoonist Ali Ferzat highlights UK's pitiful response to refugee crisis with powerful new drawing

Celebrated Syrian cartoonist Ali Ferzat has drawn a powerful new cartoon highlighting the UK’s pitiful response to the refugee crisis on Syria’s borders.

Libya: urgent need for UN sanctions to help Benghazi's 'descent into chaos' - new briefing

New briefing reveals extent of abductions and killings in lawless city

Snooper's charter being sneaked through in 'Trojan horse move' Amnesty warns

Responding to powers being sought in an amendment to the Counter-Terrorism and Security Bill being rushed through the Lords today, Rachel Logan, Amnesty UK’s Legal advisor said:

Ukraine: deadly attack on Donetsk trolleybus shows 'callous disregard' for civilians

Reports of pro-Kiev prisoners being paraded before locals at site of this morning’s attack

Saudi Arabia: doctors find Raif Badawi unfit for flogging for second week in a row

Candle-lit #FreeRaif vigil for 31-year-old blogger goes ahead at Saudi embassy in London at 5pm today

Candle-lit vigil for Saudi Arabian blogger Raif Badawi at Belfast City Hall, Thursday 5pm

Amnesty International will hold a candle-lit protest vigil for the blogger and free speech activist Raif Badawi outside Belfast City Hall at 5pm tomorrow (Thursday 22 January).

Northern Ireland: Amnesty welcomes court challenge on Omagh inquiry refusal

Amnesty International has welcomed a decision in Belfast High Court today to grant leave for a judicial review into the refusal by Northern Ireland Secretary of State Theresa Villiers to hold a pub

Egypt: new report reveals huge extent of violence against women in the country

Women beaten, whipped and burned by husbands - and Tahrir Square sex attacks continue unabated

Raif Badawi flogging case: protest at Saudi Embassy in London - Thur 22 Jan, 5-6pm

Candle-lit #FreeRaif vigil comes amid fears the 31-year-old blogger will be flogged again on Friday despite international outcry