Apr 24 2017 5:45 pm
Yemen: Looming attack on key port city puts civilian lives at grave risk
Reports that Saudi Arabia-led coalition is gearing up for major military offensive on strategic western port city of Hodeidah raises fears that vital entry point for humanitarian aid will be cut off U...
Apr 24 2017 3:34 pm
Northern Ireland: Child abuse survivors march on Stormont talks to demand justice
Victims of child abuse marched on the Stormont political talks today to demand justice. The protest comes three months on from the publication of the Historical Institutional Abuse Inquiry report – an...
Apr 24 2017 3:34 pm
Northern Ireland: Child abuse survivors march on Stormont talks to demand justice
Victims of child abuse marched on the Stormont political talks today to demand justice. The protest comes three months on from the publication of the Historical Institutional Abuse Inquiry report – an...
Apr 24 2017 3:28 pm
Amnesty welcomes landmark Citizens’ Assembly result and calls for abortion reform across Ireland
Amnesty International has welcomed the landmark vote of the Citizens’ Assembly in the Republic of Ireland that the Eighth Amendment of the Irish Constitution, which gives equal rights to a foetus as t...
Apr 22 2017 12:01 am
Football players and celebrity fans back Amnesty’s ‘Football Welcomes’ this weekend
Juliet Stevenson, Patrick Stewart and the Kaiser Chiefs support Amnesty’s Football Welcomes initiative.
Apr 21 2017 7:18 pm
Watford midfielder Valon Behrami calls for solidarity with refugees fleeing ‘extreme situations’ ahead of new Football Welcomes initiative this weekend
Premier League player Valon Behrami speaks out about his experience of fleeing Kosovo in 1990 and how football helped him settle in Switzerland.
Apr 21 2017 6:06 pm
Nigeria: prison reportedly erects gallows sparking imminent execution fears
Macabre reports from inmates in Kirikiri prison in Lagos that gallows are being prepared, with one prisoner taken into isolation Amnesty International has received disturbing reports from inmates at K...
Apr 21 2017 11:35 am
Arkansas, USA: execution of Ledell Lee was 'shameful'
Lethal injection rushed through because stocks of chemicals about to expire at end of month Arkansas accused of ‘treating human beings as though they have a sell-by date’ Reacting to last night’s exec...
Apr 20 2017 3:45 pm
Amnesty warns against use of 'toxic language' during election campaign
Amnesty International has warned all those standing as candidates in the forthcoming general election that their choice of language can have serious consequences, and called for calm and measured camp...
Apr 20 2017 12:24 pm
Arkansas, USA: relief at blocking of executions
‘The literal deadline of a drug’s expiration date is shockingly callous’ - James Clark Responding to news that a judge has blocked the US state of Arkansas from using its remaining lethal injection dr...