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Jun 30 2017 3:00 pm
Scottish political leaders back marriage equality in Northern Ireland ahead of huge Belfast march

Political leaders across Scotland have united in their support for the introduction of equal civil marriage for same-sex couples in Northern Ireland ahead of a huge march for marriage equality in...

Jun 30 2017 1:48 pm
Germany: Marriage vote a 'victory for equality'

Following news that MPs in Germany have voted in favour of marriage equality, granting all couples - regardless of their gender or sexual orientation - full rights, including adoption, in Germany...

Jun 30 2017 12:10 pm
Trump travel ban: exclusion of refugees will 'jeopardise lives'

'This policy is effectively a ban on many refugees and will have devastating effects for people in the process of being resettled' - Naureen Shah Responding to an announcement by the US State...

Jun 30 2017 11:55 am
Scotland’s political leaders back marriage equality in Northern Ireland ahead of huge Belfast march on Saturday

Nicola Sturgeon, Ruth Davidson, Kezia Dugdale, Patrick Harvie and Willie Rennie unite in call for same-sex couples to be able to marry in Northern Ireland Political leaders across Scotland have united...

Jun 30 2017 11:04 am
Philippines: Thousands dead after Duterte's bloody and lawless first year in power

Since being elected to office one year ago, Philippines’ President Rodrigo Duterte has overseen a wide range of human rights’ violations and created a climate of lethal lawlessness, Amnesty...

Jun 30 2017 10:40 am
Thousands expected on Belfast march for marriage equality

Lord Mayor to lead march to rally at Belfast City Hall Thousands of people are expected to take part in a march for civil marriage equality in Belfast this Saturday (1 July). Northern Ireland is...

Jun 29 2017 4:49 pm
Trump travel ban: guidance over family ties is 'heartless'

Amnesty monitors will be at US airports, while UK travellers urged to report any knock-on effects at UK airports Following the issuing of new guidance by the US Government over this week’s US Supreme...

Jun 29 2017 2:57 pm
Amnesty welcomes UK Government abortion funding for women from Northern Ireland

Responding to news that the UK Government has agreed to fund abortions in England for women and girls from Northern Ireland, Grainne Teggart, Amnesty International’s Northern Ireland Campaign Manager...

Jun 29 2017 12:51 pm
Hong Kong: President Xi's attack on human rights a serious threat to city's freedoms

Hong Kong’s political leaders must show they are prepared to resist pressure from President Xi Jinping to further erode human rights in the city, Amnesty International said. As the Chinese President...

Jun 29 2017 12:32 pm
Belfast Court of Appeal abortion ruling 'an insult to women'

The Court of Appeal in Belfast has ruled today that Northern Ireland’s highly restrictive abortion laws are not in breach of human rights standards, a decision Amnesty International called “absurd”...