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Feb 11 2016 5:43 pm
Bahrain: hopes for justice and reform fading five years since 2011 uprising

‘Today in Bahrain, anyone who dares to criticise the government risks punishment’ - James Lynch

Feb 11 2016 1:35 pm
Northern Ireland: Amnesty International responds to Secretary of State on ‘dealing with the past’

“Decisions on onward disclosure to families must be made independently, not by government” – Patrick Corrigan

Feb 10 2016 4:21 pm
Northern Ireland: vote to oppose abortion law change is a ‘betrayal of women and girls’

Amnesty International has criticised moves to oppose reform of Northern Ireland’s restrictive abortion law in the region’s Assembly today as a “betrayal of women and girls”

Feb 09 2016 1:48 pm
Northern Ireland: Amnesty urges politicians to back abortion law change

Law reforms would be ‘important first steps’ to reaching global human rights standards

Feb 09 2016 12:46 pm
Yemen: Huthis blocking of medical and food supplies for city of Ta'iz condemned

At least 18 people, including five children, have died as a result of lack of oxygen at hospitals

Feb 05 2016 5:09 pm
IRAQ: Authorities turn blind eye to Shi'A militia vicious reprisal killings

The Iraqi authorities’ failure to protect Sunni civilians from a wave of reprisal attacks by Shi’a militia last month is another example of widespread impunity for what are clearly war

Feb 05 2016 4:05 pm
CAR: Peacekeeping force needs strengthening to prevent renewed violence

Civilians in Central African Republic (CAR) remain at risk of deadly violence and instability unless serious weaknesses in the United Nation’s peacekeeping mission, MINUSCA, are urgently addr

Feb 05 2016 3:44 pm
TURKEY: Thousands stranded at border must be allowed safe passage

Tens of thousands of people displaced by joint Russian and Syrian government attacks in the north of Syria must be allowed to cross the border to safety in Turkey, Amnesty International said today

Feb 05 2016 7:01 am
CHINA: Amnesty accuses authorities of 'smoke and mirrors' over new revelations on detained Hong Kong booksellers

The Chinese authorities are showing total contempt for due process and the rule of law in the case of five detained Hong Kong booksellers, Amnesty International said, after police in Guangdong in s

Feb 04 2016 7:18 pm
‘Now turn pledges into action’ - civil society verdict on Supporting Syria donors’ conference

An international coalition of over 30 non-governmental organisations today welcomed the ambition demonstrated at the ‘Supporting Syria And the Region’ donor conference in London to incr