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Oct 24 2016 6:59 pm
Iranian writer jailed for her anti-stoning story

Golrokh Ebrahimi Iraee’s story imagines horror of a stoning

Oct 24 2016 5:11 pm
Kenya commutes death sentence of 2,747 death row prisoners

In response to Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta’s decision this afternoon to commute all death sentences to life imprisonment, Muthoni Wanyeki, Amnesty International’s Regional Director

Oct 23 2016 12:00 am
London: relatives to hand in petitions calling for release of family members jailed in Iran

Activists will carry ‘Free Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe’ and ‘Free Kamal Foroughi’ placards

Oct 21 2016 5:49 pm
Calais: Plans must be made for families to be reunited in the UK

The French and British authorities must make plans to ensure that all those living in the Calais re

Oct 21 2016 2:35 pm
Hundreds to attend 'Rally for Aleppo' - Downing Street, Sat 22 Oct

200 bears to be piled at gates of Downing Street to symbolise dead children of Aleppo

Oct 21 2016 12:28 pm
South Africa: Decision to leave International Criminal Court a 'deep betrayal of millions of victims worldwide'

South Africa’s Parliament must convene urgently to reconsider the government’s decision to withdraw from the Rome Statute, the founding instrument of the International Criminal Court (I

Oct 20 2016 6:32 pm
Yvette Cooper to call for action on refugee crisis in Belfast speech

‘Northern Ireland has a proud record on refugees. But the world can - and must - do more’ - Yvette Cooper MP

Oct 20 2016 12:00 am
Aleppo: area size of Manhattan hit by airstrikes in just one week - new satellite images

Heavy bombing and use of cluster munitions point to clear strategy to ‘to make life unbearable for civilians’ in eastern Aleppo

Oct 19 2016 4:09 pm
Murders turn Honduras into 'no-go zone' for environmental campaigners

The brutal murders of two land rights campaigners in Honduras last night are the latest in a seemingly unstoppable wave of deadly attacks turning Honduras into a no-go zone for human rights activis

Oct 19 2016 1:43 pm
Ethiopia: Draconian measures will escalate deepening crisis

Heavy-handed measures by the Ethiopian government will only escalate a deepening crisis that has claimed the lives of more than 800 protesters since protests began in November 2015, said Amnesty In