Aug 25 2016 12:28 pm
Asylum: UK Government compelling far too many people into perilous journeys and exploitation

Today’s statistics come exactly one year after gruesome discovery of 71 decomposing bodies in a truck in Austria

Aug 25 2016 12:04 pm
Amnesty Freedom of Expression Award 2016 shortlist announced

Angel by Henry Naylor Counting Sheep Dear Home Office

Aug 24 2016 3:03 pm
Philippines: President must call a stop to 'open season' as nearly 2,000 killed in two months

‘This wave of unlawful killings will not rid the Philippines of drugs and crime, nor will it provide security for its people.

Aug 22 2016 5:21 pm
Brazil: legacy of Olympics is one of increased police killings and crushed demos

‘Once again, the legacy of a major sporting event in Brazil has been tainted by police killings and abuses against peaceful protesters’ - Atila Roque

Aug 22 2016 1:06 pm
Mali: ICC trial over destruction of cultural property in Timbuktu shows need for broader accountability

In response to the opening today of the International Criminal Court trial of Ahmad Al-Fadi Al-Mahdi, an alleged senior member of the Ansar Eddine armed group, for attacks on mosques and mauso

Aug 17 2016 4:51 pm
Syria: 10 die each day in government jails - details of 'systematic torture' revealed

One male detainee forced by guard to rape his fellow prisoner or face death

Aug 17 2016 2:06 pm
Trafigura unrepentant ten years after 'one of worst environmental disasters in 21st century'

Amnesty calls for new UK law to criminally prosecute UK-based companies if they commit serious human rights abuses overseas

Aug 15 2016 2:53 pm
Asylum claims: This is not about an abuse of the system, it's about unfair rules

In response to media reports that more than a third of asylum applications are made after Home Office en

Aug 14 2016 4:51 pm
Syria: Ten-year-old girl to receive urgent surgery following evacuation from besieged Madaya

A ten-year-old Syrian girl seriously wounded by sniper fire from a Syrian government forces checkpoint in Madaya was successfully evacuated last night for urgent surgery following international pre