Accessibility

Close

Text size

All popular browsers allow zooming in and out by pressing the Ctrl (Cmd in OS X) and + or - keys. Or alternatively hold down the Ctrl key and scroll up or down with the mouse.

Line height

Contrast

Oct 22 2015 3:34 pm
Northern Ireland left behind as Irish Parliament passes marriage equality law

Northern Ireland is being left behind on equal rights for gay people, Amnesty International said today, as the Irish Parliament, the Oireachtas, approved a Marriage Bill which will allow for same-s

Oct 21 2015 2:42 pm
Bahrain: one-year jail sentence for activist who ripped up King's photo is 'ludicrous'

Conviction against Zainab Al-Khawaja denounced as ‘vindictive assault on freedom of expression’

Oct 21 2015 12:00 am
South-east Asia: thousands of Rohingya refugees may have perished at sea - new report

100 new testimonies show how persecuted Rohingya refugees from Burma suffered horrific abuses on board boats where beatings were systematic

Oct 20 2015 12:25 pm
ANGOLA: HUNGER STRIKING RAPPER IN CRITICAL CONDITION

Activist and musician Luaty Beirão admitted to hospital on 15 October

Oct 20 2015 12:24 pm
FATHER TED WRITER GRAHAM LINEHAN JOINS FORCES WITH AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL TO FIGHT IRELAND’S REPRESSIVE ABORTION LAWS

“These cruel and dangerous abortion laws have no place in a modern country.” – Graham Linehan

Oct 19 2015 7:09 pm
Saudi Arabia: leading human rights activist Abdulkareem al-Khoder jailed for ten years

Abdulkareem al-Khoder’s list of offences included ‘disobeying the ruler’

Oct 16 2015 12:36 pm
SAUDI ARABIA: FEARS GROW OVER IMPENDING EXECUTION OF THREE YOUNG ACTIVISTS

Ali al-Nimr, Dawood Hussein al-Marhoon and Abdullah Hasan al-Zaher have been moved to solitary confinement

Oct 15 2015 4:40 pm
Hundreds to protest as Chinese President Xi Jinping visits London

On Tuesday 20 October, the first day of a state visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping, (20-23 October) Amnesty International and various groups concerned with human rights issues in China, will pro

Oct 15 2015 4:40 pm
US Congress must launch urgent inquiry into Obama's drone use

The US Congress must launch an immediate independent inquiry into the Obama administration’s drone strikes overseas, Amnesty International said following today’s publication of a series