Apr 25 2016 3:41 pm
Burkina Faso: child marriage puts thousands of girls at grave risk

“My dad married me off to a 70-year-old man who already has five wives. He threatened me saying if I don’t join my husband he will kill me.” – 13-year-old Maria

Apr 25 2016 2:51 pm
Theresa May threat to withdraw from European Convention would mean ‘ripping up Good Friday Agreement’

Responding to a speech made by the Home Secretary Theresa May today in which she set out her view that the UK should leave the European Convention on Human Rights, Patrick Corrigan, Amnesty Interna

Apr 25 2016 1:33 pm
Theresa May threat to leave European Convention: 'People don't want politicians to pick and choose their rights'

Responding to a speech made by the Home Secretary Theresa May today in which she set out her view that Britain should leave the European Convention on Human Rights, Rachel Logan, Amnesty’s Le

Apr 24 2016 9:57 pm
MEXICO: New report on disappearances of 43 students reveals Government's determination to sweep tragedy under the carpet

A damming report by an independent group of experts into the disappearance of 43 Mexican students in September 2014 is yet another dark stain in the Mexican government's atrocious human rights

Apr 22 2016 3:16 pm
Turkey visit: EU leaders must stop shirking responsibilities to refugees unable to find protection elsewhere

The high-level European delegation travelling to Turkey on Saturday must address the catalogue of human rights abuses faced by refugees in the country, not sweep them under the carpet, said Amnesty

Apr 22 2016 10:01 am
Nigeria: Military massacred more than 350 people and secretly buried bodies - new report

Satellite images reveal site of possible mass grave

Apr 21 2016 1:00 am
Russia has forced hundreds of asylum-seekers back to face torture in Uzbekistan - new report

‘The Russian authorities are not simply turning a blind eye to torture and injustice in Uzbekistan, they are lending a helping hand’ - John Dalhuisen

Apr 20 2016 12:46 pm
Obama's Saudi Arabia visit musn't overlook human rights

Open letter to US president names over 40 prisoners of conscience in Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, UAE, Kuwait and Oman