Jun 21 2016 6:17 pm
Eritrea: Immediately and unconditionally release prisoners of conscience

The Eritrean foreign minister’s confirmation that all politicians and journalists arbitrarily arrested in 2001 are alive is welcome news but they must now be immediately and unconditionally r

Jun 20 2016 10:19 am
Northern Ireland: stop riding roughshod over rights of women and girls and change abortion laws

• Poll showed 7 out of 10 people in Northern Ireland want to abortion law reform

Jun 18 2016 12:59 pm
Brazil: Security spending cuts ahead of Olympics "incredibly worrying"

A new decree by the governor of Rio de Janeiro authorising spending cuts ahead of the Olympic Games

Jun 17 2016 5:15 pm
Indonesia using 'crude intimidation tactics' in Aceh stand-off

‘Instead of deploying these crude intimidation tactics… the Indonesian authorities should come together to allow them to disembark safely’ - Josef Benedi

Jun 17 2016 12:43 pm
New journalists encouraged to apply for prestigious Gaby Rado human rights award

Free entry for freelancers Previous Gaby Rado Award winners include Aleem Maqbool, Nick Paton-Walsh, Xan Rice and Jack Shenker

Jun 16 2016 5:08 pm
Ban Ki-moon visit to Lesbos must spur EU leaders to scrap flawed policy on refugees

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s visit to Greece on 17-18 June to express solidarity with t

Jun 16 2016 5:06 pm
Kenyan court ruling supporting anal tests on men suspected of gay sex is 'shocking'

‘Forcible anal examinations of men suspected of same-sex relationships is abhorrent’ - Muthoni Wanyeki

Jun 15 2016 6:47 pm
Indonesia should allow dozens of Tamil asylum-seekers stranded off coast to disembark

‘These people have endured a long and difficult journey already’ - Josef Benedict

Jun 15 2016 6:09 pm
Baku Grand Prix: F1 should call on Azerbaijani authorities to end human rights crackdown

Formula One should use its influence and publicly call on the Azerbaijani authorities to end their crackdown on human rights, Amnesty International said ahead of the Grand Prix in Baku this weekend

Jun 14 2016 2:30 pm
Dominican Republic: Reckless deportations to Haiti leaving thousands in limbo - new report

Hundreds of people entitled to Dominican nationality have been unlawfully expelled from the country in recent months in a wave of removals that has seen 100,000 individuals returned or deported to