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Jun 21 2017 2:55 pm
India: People arrested for cheering Pakistan in cricket must be immediately released

The arrests of at least 19 people for celebrating the Pakistan cricket team’s victory over India in the final of a major tournament is another worrying sign of the erosion of freedom of expression in...

Jun 21 2017 11:02 am
South Sudan: 'Shocking' killing and mass displacement of Shilluk people by government forces - new evidence

Amnesty International can reveal the “shocking” horrors faced by tens of thousands of civilians in South Sudan’s Upper Nile region as they were forcibly displaced by government forces between January...

Jun 20 2017 4:09 pm
Russia: European Court ruling on 'homophobic' LGBTI law welcomed

European Court of Human Rights ruled that Russia had discriminated against three gay rights activists who opposed country’s 2013 ‘gay propaganda’ law Responding to a European Court of Human Rights...

Jun 20 2017 10:31 am
Jessie Ware, Rudimental, Kate Tempest and Hot Chip to join 1,000 musicians in 'living room' concerts in solidarity with refugees

Jessie Ware, Rudimental, Kate Tempest and Hot Chip will be among musicians holding gigs in people’s homes across the UK in September as part of a first-of-its-kind global day of concerts to unite...

Jun 20 2017 10:06 am
Northern Ireland: Open Letter from victims of institutional child abuse

We write as victims and survivors of institutional child abuse, which we suffered in children’s homes across Northern Ireland over many decades. Today (June 20 2017) marks six months since the...

Jun 19 2017 2:53 pm
Children's books highlighting global refugee crisis win Amnesty CILIP Honours

Two books that address the global refugee crisis have won the Amnesty CILIP Honour, an additional commendation attached to the CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Medals for outstanding children’s...

Jun 19 2017 1:31 pm
Qatar/Gulf dispute risks tearing families apart and spreading fear across the region

People left without information as ‘hotlines’ go unanswered, or provide no help or information ‘The situation that people across the Gulf have been placed in shows utter contempt for human dignity’ -...

Jun 19 2017 12:16 pm
Rich countries failing almost a million South Sudanese refugees in Uganda

Rich countries are failing in their obligation to help Uganda support thousands of refugees fleeing torture, killings, rape and other human rights violations in South Sudan, said Amnesty International...

Jun 19 2017 10:28 am
Amnesty calls for unity in light of Finsbury Park attacks

Responding to the attack at Finsbury Park last night, Kate Allen, Director of Amnesty International UK, said: “The reports of this targeted attack are deeply saddening. The thoughts of everyone at...

Jun 16 2017 4:06 pm
Syria: US-led coalition's use of white phosphorus in Raqqa may be war crime - new analysis

Expert analysis of videos shows likely use of US-made white phosphorus artillery projectiles on two civilian districts of Raqqa The US-led coalition’s recent use of white phosphorus munitions on the...