Sep 25 2017 9:44 am
Amnesty exposes illicit £34 million South Sudan arms deals brokered 'under UK government's nose'
Research reveals tiny UK-registered company was ‘supplier’ in massive arms deal “Despite clear and repeated warnings about the role of these companies in arms trafficking, there are still less checks...
Sep 25 2017 8:07 am
President Trump's extended travel ban risks more suffering
Following a revision of President Trump’s travel ban to now include restrictions on travelers from Chad, Iran, Libya, North Korea, Somalia, Syria, Venezuela and Yemen, Naureen Shah, senior campaigns d...
Sep 22 2017 6:46 pm
Myanmar: 'damning' video and satellite evidence shows new fires in Rohingya villages
Villages seen burning as recently as this afternoon Evidence ‘flies in the face of Aung San Suu Kyi’s assertions to the world that what she called military “clearance operations” in Rakhine State ende...
Sep 22 2017 6:35 pm
Greece: Court decisions pave way for first forcible returns of asylum-seekers under EU-Turkey deal
Two Syrian refugees are at risk of being forcibly returned to Turkey after Greece’s highest administrative court today rejected their final appeals against earlier rulings declaring their asylum claim...
Sep 22 2017 3:15 pm
UK must reverse decision to leave Turkey off human rights watchlist
The UK government must reverse its decision to leave Turkey off its watchlist of countries of human rights concern, Amnesty International said today, after the Foreign and Commonwealth Office set out...
Sep 21 2017 5:54 pm
Iraq: UN Security Council's new ISIS resolution could lead to 'victor's justice'
The UK had championed the resolution which ignores possible war crimes committed by Iraqi and coalition forces ‘This flawed resolution sends a dangerous message’ - Sherine Tadros The United Nations Se...
Sep 21 2017 1:51 pm
Yemen: deadly strike on houses in Sana'a last month was with US-made bomb - new evidence
Saudi-led coalition admitted carrying out attack, but blamed civilian casualties on ‘technical error’ Photograph of five-year-old girl Buthaina highlighted horror of the attack - new video available F...
Sep 21 2017 11:22 am
Yoko Ono says 'we need peace more than ever' on release of first John Lennon 'Imagine' picture book
Thousands of people around the world - from Iceland to Brazil - have joined a call for peace and solidarity to celebrate John Lennon’s iconic Imagine lyrics, which have been published for the first ti...
Sep 21 2017 10:57 am
Cameroon: Amnesty demands release of students sentenced to 10 years for Boko Haram text joke
Amnesty International today called on the Cameroon authorities to immediately release three students each sentenced to 10 years in prison for sharing a joke via text about Boko Haram. The appeal heari...
Sep 20 2017 12:40 pm
1,000 artists to perform in 'living room' shows in 60 countries today, in solidarity with refugees
After months of anticipation, Give a Home for Human Rights takes place today. The global refugee concert series created by Amnesty International and Sofar Sounds will see 1000 artists perform 300 uniq...