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Film screening (London): Syria documentary 'Little Gandhi' - Fri 16 Sept 2016

On Friday 16 September (7pm) Amnesty International UK is hosting a screening of the film ‘Little Gandhi’, an acclaimed documentary on Syria.

Author event: Award-winning writers on how teachers and librarians can use fiction to explore challenging issues with teens


Calais: Whilst UK and French politicians squabble, people smugglers are the only ones to profit

As the Home Secretary, Amber Rudd, is in Paris to discuss security issues and to reject calls to scrap the Le Touquet agreement that allows border checks to take place in Calais, Steve Symonds

DRC: Release of Congolese pro-democracy activists 'rare, positive step'

Two Amnesty prisoners of conscience and “Write for Rights” cases Fred Bauma and Yves Makwambala among those released

Israel's trial of World Vision charity worker must not be held in secret

‘The Israeli authorities must immediately investigate the allegations that Mohammed al-Halabi was mistreated in custody’ - Magdalena Mughrabi

Ukraine: New overwhelming evidence of secret detention centres emerges after 13 people released

‘Grotesque practice of secret detention continues to be denied by Ukrainian authorities, but the evidence is overwhelming’

France: decision to overturn burkini ban 'draws important line in the sand'

Responding to the decision of France’s highest administrative court to overturn the ban on the burkini on a French beach, John Dalhuisen, Amnesty International’s Europe Director said:

Northern Ireland: Amnesty International concern at hate crime figures

Amnesty International has expressed concern at “worryingly high” figures for hate crimes and incidents in Northern Ireland.

France's Burkini ban 'promotes humiliation'

‘Not only are such bans in and of themselves discriminatory, but as we have seen, their enforcement leads to abuses and the degrading treatment of Muslim women and girls’ &ndash

Egypt: 'shocking' police attack on prisoner at moment of expected release

Instead of releasing Islam Khalil, police beat him unconscious and brought fresh charges against him