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Northern Ireland: Amnesty welcomes landmark court decision on abortion law

“It is shameful that the Courts have had to step in because politicians have repeatedly failed Northern Ireland’s women” - Grainne Teggart

Media Awards: Amnesty announces 2015 winners

Over 500 guests gather in central London to celebrate the best of the year’s human rights reporting

Saudi Arabia: Shi'a activists and juvenile offenders among 50 set to be executed

“Among those who are at imminent risk of execution are six Shi’a Muslim activists…three of those six activists were sentenced for ‘crimes’ committed while the

UK-made missile used in airstrike on ceramics factory in Yemen

“This was depressingly predictable.

UN highlights Saudi Arabia's appalling record on detention of peaceful activists

A UN Working Group has determined that the Saudi Arabian authorities have arbitrarily detained nine peaceful activists in blatant violation of international law, in an Opinion that sets out damning

Pakistan: Execution of paraplegic man tomorrow would be 300th in less than a year

“Pakistan’s ongoing zeal for executions is an affront to human rights” - David Griffiths

Refugee crisis: Balkans border blocks leave thousands stranded

New border control rules implemented almost simultaneously by the governments of Macedonia, Serbia and Croatia this week have resulted in collective expulsions and discrimination against individual

Doctors and midwives to governments: Criminalising abortion puts women's lives at risk


Doctors and midwives to governments: criminalising abortion puts women’s lives at risk

Doctors, midwives and health professionals from every region of the world today added their voices to the growing pressure for the decriminalisation of abortion, with 838 from 44 countries signing

Northern Ireland talks: Latest failure for victims who've been failed repeatedly for decades

Responding to the failure today to reach an agreement over how to deal with the legacy of Northern Ireland's troubled past, Patrick Corrigan, Northern Ireland programme Director of Amnesty Inte