Mar 31 2017 6:48 pm
Uzbek secret services monitoring phone calls, emails and texts of Uzbek refugees in Europe - new report
‘The Uzbek authorities have designed a system where surveillance and the expectation of surveillance is not the exception, but the norm’ - Joshua Franco The Uzbekistani government is conducting unlawf...
Mar 30 2017 4:25 pm
Greece: Strawberry pickers trafficked into forced labour and shot win court case
Following today’s victory in the European Court of Human Rights by a group of Bangladeshi strawberry pickers shot by employers for demanding unpaid wages, Amnesty International's Deputy Europe Directo...
Mar 30 2017 4:21 pm
Turkey: US Secretary of State must call for release of more than 120 journalists
As US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson visits Turkey to meet with President Erdoğan and others in Ankara today, Amnesty International’s Deputy Director for Europe and Central Asia, Gauri van Gulik sai...
Mar 30 2017 2:42 pm
USA's sale of F-16s to Bahrain 'sends dangerous signal' on human rights
After reports that US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is set to lift human rights conditions on the multi-billion-dollar sale of F-16 fighter jets to Bahrain despite Bahrain’s record of oppression ag...
Mar 30 2017 11:54 am
USA: after Hawaii ruling Trump administration should drop discriminatory travel ban entirely
Following a preliminary injunction against the controversial Muslim ban in the US state of Hawaii late yesterday, Margaret Huang, executive director of Amnesty International USA, said: “The courts hav...
Mar 30 2017 8:20 am
Giant paper chain and petition calling on UK Government to stop separating refugee families
Amnesty International and the Student Action for Refugees (STAR) will be linking the Home Office and the Department for Education with a giant paper chain on Thursday 30 March and presenting a 31,000...
Mar 30 2017 8:12 am
Giant paper chain and petition calling on UK Government to stop separating refugee families
Amnesty International and the Student Action for Refugees (STAR) will be linking the Home Office and the Department for Education with a giant paper chain on Thursday 30 March and presenting a 30,000...
Mar 29 2017 6:20 pm
UAE: prominent academic jailed for ten years over tweets
‘Dr Nasser bin Ghaith is a prisoner of conscience, imprisoned for the peaceful expression of his conscientiously-held beliefs’ - Lynn Maalouf In response to the sentencing today of the Emirati human r...
Mar 29 2017 4:58 pm
Democratic Republic of the Congo: deaths of two UN experts must be fully investigated
In response to the killing of two UN experts in Kasai Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Muthoni Wanyeki, Amnesty International’s Regional Director for East Africa, the Horn and the Gre...
Mar 29 2017 12:59 pm
Football Welcomes: Clubs to celebrate contribution refugees have made to football - 22/23 April
Date marks 80 th anniversary of arrival in UK of some of the first refugees to play professional football here, after bombing of Guernica during Spanish Civil War Football clubs across the country wil...