May 25 2016 5:39 pm
Azerbaijan: Journalist Khadija Ismayilova free but conviction must be quashed
The release of jailed journalist Khadija Ismayilova in Azerbaijan today is a welcome step but she will not have obtained justice until her conviction is quashed, said Amnesty International.
May 24 2016 3:41 pm
Look refugees in the eye: Poignant video experiment breaks down barriers
A poignant new video experiment breaking down barriers between Europeans and recently-arrived refugees will be launched by Amnesty International tomorrow (25 May).
May 23 2016 1:00 am
Saudi Arabia-led coalition has used UK-manufactured cluster bombs in Yemen - new evidence
Letter to David Cameron calls for urgent investigation into ‘scandal’ of UK-supplied BL-755 cluster bomb being used in village in northern Yemen
May 22 2016 1:37 pm
Northern Ireland: ‘Time to deliver’ say marriage equality campaigners, one year on from Ireland’s Yes vote
One year on from the historic Yes vote in the Republic of Ireland’s marriage equality referendum, campaigners in Northern Ireland have said it’s time for the region’s Assembly to
May 20 2016 9:47 pm
Syrian national wins appeal against decision to forcibly return him to Turkey - highlights flaws in EU-Turkey deal
A Syrian national who arrived on the Greek island of Lesvos has won an appeal against a decision that would have led to his forcible return to Turkey, underscoring the fundamental flaws in the migr
May 20 2016 4:20 pm
Queen's Speech surge as petition to keep the Human Rights Act tops 100,000
‘It’s clear this scheme doesn’t add up legally, doesn’t have support politically and will be opposed publically’ - Laura Trevelyan
May 19 2016 6:35 pm
Iran: already-jailed and critically-ill human rights activist gets another 16-year sentence
Narges Mohammadi is vice president of Centre for Human Rights Defenders, founded by Nobel Peace Prize winner Shirin Ebadi
May 18 2016 6:46 pm
New poll shows overwhelming support in UK for refugees
More than three quarters of the British public would accept refugees in their neighbourhood or home, according to a new Amnesty International survey published today, showing that anti-refugee polit