Nov 25 2016 2:53 pm
Isle of Man lawmaker and GP warns Stormont not to repeat abortion law mistakes
A GP and member of the Isle of Man parliament will tell MLAs at a conference in Belfast today (Friday) not to make the same mistakes as legislators from the island, by reforming abortion law too na
Nov 25 2016 2:43 pm
Bangladesh: Rohingya refugees pushed back to Burma where they face collective punishment - new testimony
Survivors give harrowing accounts of Burma’s security forces firing at villagers from helicopter gunships, torching hundreds of homes, raping women and girls
Nov 23 2016 12:08 pm
Yemen: hospitals being terrorised by anti-Houthi forces in Ta'iz
Fighters issuing death threats against doctors for treating wounded Houthis
Nov 22 2016 5:08 pm
Turkey: mass NGO closure is attempt to 'permanently silence' civil society criticism
State of emergency shutdown of 375 NGOs includes women’s shelters and children’s rights groups
Nov 21 2016 3:02 pm
Jamaica: Police threaten and intimidate relatives of those unlawfully killed to cover-up their actions
Police tamper with crime scenes, plant weapons on victims and threaten relatives to dissuade them from reporting abuses
Nov 21 2016 12:00 am
Bahrain's UK-backed human rights bodies being used as 'PR tool' as abuses continue
‘These UK-backed institutions are seriously flawed and widely seen as a PR tool of the Bahraini authorities’ - Allan Hogarth
Nov 18 2016 7:07 pm
Iran: jailed Briton Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe at 'breaking point' as health declines
‘The Iranian authorities must end her ordeal by releasing her immediately and unconditionally’ - Philip Luther
Nov 18 2016 4:16 pm
Northern Ireland: Amnesty welcomes UN expert report on dealing with the past
Amnesty International has welcomed the publication of the UN Special Rapporteur on Truth, Justice and Reparation, Pablo de Greiff’s report following his visit to Northern Ireland last year.