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Feb 28 2015 2:24 pm
Russia: 'Cold-blooded' murder of Boris Nemtsov must be meaningfully investigated

“This is a cold-blooded murder of one of those free voices whom the authorities have so actively sought to silence.” - Denis Krivosheev

Feb 27 2015 6:19 pm
UAE: three sisters detained after tweeting about their jailed brother

The women ‘have vanished as if into a black hole’ after being detained on 15 February

Feb 26 2015 4:27 pm
Mexico state visit to UK: 'Stop torture piñata' stunt at Mexican Embassy - Mon 2 March

Brightly-coloured papier-mâché container to be broken open to release thousands of petitions to President Peña Nieto on torture

Feb 26 2015 11:19 am
Northern Ireland: 'Draconian' abortion law harshest in Europe

The laws in Northern Ireland relating to abortion are “draconian” and in urgent need of reform, Amnesty International said today, as it published a new report on the issue.

Feb 25 2015 1:11 pm
Libya: mounting evidence of war crimes in the wake of Egypt's airstrikes

‘Egypt has now joined the ranks of those placing civilians at risk in Libya’ - Hassiba Hadj Sahraoui

Feb 25 2015 9:19 am
Amnesty International Global Report: Call for UN Security Council to relinquish veto

'Shameful and ineffective’ global response to abuses by armed groups and states

Feb 24 2015 10:51 pm
Agenda 2020: Human rights, labour standards and anti-corruption measures must be central to Olympic Games bids

Human rights, labour standards and anti-corruption measures must be central to all stages of the Olympic Games to stop the event becoming a byword

Feb 23 2015 11:51 am
Thailand: Conviction of university students an 'assault on freedom of expression'

A guilty verdict in Thailand today against two students involved in a play deemed to have insulted the monarchy should be overturned immediately, Amnesty International said.

Feb 19 2015 5:42 pm
Iran: fears mount for death row Kurd Saman Naseem who may be executed in secret

‘The lack of news about Saman Naseem’s fate or whereabouts … is cruel and inhuman’ - Hassiba Hadj Sahraoui