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Feb 12 2015 4:15 pm
New letter to David Cameron seeks answers over 'why Shaker Aamer is still in Guantánamo'

‘Shaker has been shoved down one of Guantánamo’s rabbit holes’ - Kate Allen

Feb 12 2015 3:10 pm
Ukraine: Heightened fears for safety of civilians before ceasefire begins on Saturday

Both sides to the conflict in eastern Ukraine must take immediate steps to protect civilians in the days before a ceasefire comes into force on Saturday, Amnesty International said today.

Feb 12 2015 10:48 am
Northern Ireland: 26 years after Finucane killing, failure to hold inquiry ‘dishonest and dishonourable’

Twenty-six years after the killing of Belfast solicitor Patrick Finucane, Amnesty International says the UK’s failure to hold an independent public inquiry into the circumstances of his death

Feb 11 2015 1:45 pm
"Worst fears realised" as hundreds more migrants die in Mediterranean

EU countries should be hanging their heads in shame following reports this morning that as many as 300 migrants are believed to have died in the Mediterranean off the Italian island of La

Feb 11 2015 9:17 am
Kincora: Amnesty raises inquiry with MPs

The inclusion of Kincora Boys' Home in the Westminster child abuse inquiry is expected to be raised by members of the House of Commons Home Affairs Committee today (2pm).

Feb 10 2015 6:09 pm
Spain: 'vague' counter-terrorism proposals threaten human rights

‘The proposed definition of terrorism includes so many crimes that it is rendered virtually meaningless’ - Julia Hall

Feb 10 2015 7:02 am
HONG KONG: Guilty verdict in migrant domestic worker abuse trial a damning indictment on authorities' failure

The guilty verdict against a Hong Kong employer for the extreme abuse she inflicted on two migrant domestic workers must act as a wake-up call for the authorities to stop the widespread exploitatio

Feb 10 2015 6:47 am
MALAYSIA: Anwar verdict will have chilling effect on freedom of expression

A Malaysian court’s decision to uphold a “sodomy” conviction against opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim and to hand him a five-year prison sentence is an oppressive ruling that will