Dec 16 2015 5:30 pm
'Arab Spring' five-year anniversary: region remains mired in repression - new factsheet

New factsheet on human rights situation half a decade since Tunisian fruit-seller’s death led to mass protests

Dec 16 2015 11:44 am
Turkey: EU risks being complicit in detention, beatings and deportation of Syrian refugees - New report

“When they put a chain over your hands and legs, you feel like a slave, like you are not a human being,” Syrian refugee

Dec 16 2015 10:31 am
Northern Ireland: Time for change as abortion law declared breach of human rights

Amnesty International has called for an urgent change in abortion law in Northern Ireland after a judgment by Belfast’s High Court today declared existing law in breach of the European Conven

Dec 16 2015 8:30 am
Kuwait : dozens caught up in clampdown on government critics - new report

‘Insulting’ the Amir of Kuwait is punishable with a five-year jail sentence

Dec 15 2015 6:31 pm
Nigeria: killings of Shi'ites in Zaria must be urgently investigated

‘There is no doubt that there has been a substantial loss of life at the hands of the military’ - M.K. Ibrahim

Dec 14 2015 8:32 pm
Tunisia: jailing of six men for same-sex relations 'shocking'

‘This case highlights the entrenched levels of state homophobia in the country’ - Said Boumedouha

Dec 14 2015 8:07 am
Women from Republic of Ireland & Northern Ireland had almost 25,000 abortions in England & Wales over last 5 years

New data shows that almost 25,000 women from across Ireland, north and south, travelled to have abortions in England and Wales – an average of close to 100 terminations every week over the pa

Dec 11 2015 9:43 am
UK must halt arms sales to Saudi as new evidence shows schools targeted in Yemen airstrikes

1,000 schools out of operation - 254 completely destroyed Report published ahead of peace talks scheduled for next week

Dec 10 2015 1:41 pm
Egypt: Photojournalist facing life imprisonment on trumped up charges - trial to begin this week

Shawkan held for over 800 days in inhumane conditions and tortured