Feb 22 2016 12:36 pm
UK government letting British companies "off the hook" for human rights abuses - new report

UK companies, including BT and Vodafone, may be getting away with human rights abuses abroad because the government’s system of handling complaints against them is grossly inadequate, Amnesty

Feb 19 2016 7:35 pm
Albert Woodfox released after 43 cruel years in solitary confinement

Today the last imprisoned member of the ‘Angola 3’, Albert Woodfox, was released after more than four decades in solitary confinement, on his 69th birthday in a move Amnesty

Feb 19 2016 4:15 pm
Turkey-Syria border: injured Syrians fleeing attacks on Aleppo refused access to Turkey

‘Turkey’s highly selective practice is appalling’ - Tirana Hassan

Feb 19 2016 4:15 pm
Turkey-Syria border: injured Syrians fleeing attacks on Aleppo refused access to Turkey

‘Turkey’s highly selective practice is appalling’ - Tirana Hassan

Feb 18 2016 12:03 pm
Iraq: 40 people sentenced to death taking to 92 those condemned in 2016

‘For Iraqi courts to hand down 92 death sentences in just six weeks is a grim indicator of the current state of justice in the country’ - James Lynch

Feb 17 2016 6:31 pm
Egypt: attempt to close torture rehabilitation centre condemned

‘The El Nadeem Center for Rehabilitation of Victims of Violence provides a lifeline to hundreds of victims of torture’ - Said Boumedouha

Feb 15 2016 3:44 pm
Russian and Syrian forces must end 'war crime' attacks on hospitals

Attacks on at least two medical facilities in Syria today are just the latest of scores of apparently deliberate attacks on hospitals, clinics and medical personnel being committed in flagrant viol

Feb 15 2016 3:04 pm
Refugees and migrants in Calais and Dunkirk with relatives in UK must be reunited in Britain

France and the UK must urgently identify people living in the squalid camps in northern France who have relatives in the UK and allow them to be reunited with their families on British soil, Amnest

Feb 11 2016 6:21 pm
Refugees: NATO's operations in Aegean Sea must focus on rescue

‘Any NATO ships that witness a boat in distress must provide immediate life-saving assistance’ - Iverna McGowan