Dec 09 2015 4:08 pm
Azerbaijan: Leyla Yunus' release should spur freedom for all prisoners of conscience

The Azerbaijani authorities must follow up today’s conditional release of Leyla Yunus, one of the country's mo

Dec 08 2015 11:10 am
Iraq: How 'Islamic State' got its weapons

Decades of poorly regulated arms flows into Iraq as well lax controls on the ground have provided the armed group calling itself Islamic State (IS) with a large and lethal arsenal that is being use

Dec 07 2015 5:15 pm
Americas: Abortion rights activists threatened, attacked and harassed – New Report

· Vicious smear campaigns and threats aimed at closing down debate

Dec 04 2015 3:30 pm
Uganda: Election run up marred by arrests, harassment and torture of opposition

Ugandan police have arbitrarily arrested political opposition leaders, used tear gas and rubber bullets to disperse peaceful demonstrations and tortured opposition supporters, a new Amnesty Interna

Dec 02 2015 6:16 pm
Tunisia: Sweeping crackdown signals abuse of emergency measures

Security forces have carried out scores of arrests and detentions in the wake of

Dec 02 2015 5:44 pm
Northern Ireland: Amnesty welcomes High Court challenge on same-sex marriage

Ahead of a legal challenge in Belfast’s High Court tomorrow (Thursday), Amnesty International has reiterated its call for Northern Ireland to lift its ban on same-sex marriage.

Dec 01 2015 12:06 pm
Stocking-filler book of human rights protections illustrated by children's laureate Chris Riddell

Press launch at British Library on Wednesday 2 December, 2 pm

Dec 01 2015 9:48 am
Qatar 2022: Five years since awarding World Cup, human rights failures shame FIFA and Qatar

Labour exploitation remains rampant in Qatar as the authorities fail to deliver significant reforms, Amnesty International said today before the fifth anniversary of Qatar winning the right to host