Jan 25 2018 5:12 pm
Libya: war crimes suspect 'shooting ten people' in video must be brought to justice
Mahmoud al-Werfalli, already wanted by the ICC, appears to shoot dead ten blindfolded figures in horrifying Benghazi video Responding to reports that Mahmoud al-Werfalli - former Field Commander of th...
Jan 25 2018 3:25 pm
Northern Ireland: UK Government must not legislate for impunity through statute of limitations
Amnesty International has called on the UK Government to reject the idea of a statute of limitations to block the investigation of alleged crimes committed by soldiers and other security forces person...
Jan 24 2018 2:41 pm
Afghanistan: Amnesty stands in solidarity with Save the Children following deadly attack
In response to today’s attack on Save the Children’s offices in Jalalabad in Afghanistan, which has left several people dead and a number of others injured, Biraj Patnaik, Amnesty International’s Sout...
Jan 24 2018 1:41 pm
Cambridge: vigil for Giulio Regeni to mark two years since his disappearance in Egypt
THURSDAY 25 JANUARY 2018, 7.30PM Amnesty International will hold a vigil for the murdered Cambridge University student Giulio Regeni this Thursday evening at 7.30pm to mark the two-year anniversary of...
Jan 22 2018 4:54 pm
Bangladesh: delay in Rohingya return to Myanmar a temporary relief
Announcement may temporarily protect Rohingya refugees from being returned to face further abuses ‘Any arrangement on returns must first address the conditions of apartheid that the Rohingya have fled...
Jan 19 2018 4:17 pm
Somalia: new satellite images - 24,000 people, including 3,000 children, left homeless after 'shocking' demolitions
No warning was given before armed men and bulldozers razed the sites on the outskirts of Mogadishu last month 'What makes these demolitions particularly cruel is that t housands of people affected had...
Jan 19 2018 2:15 pm
Uganda: President Museveni's threat to 'hang a few' prisoners condemned
Responding to Ugandan president Yoweri Museveni’s threat to “hang a few” death row prisoners as a crime deterrent after more than a decade without an execution in the country, Amnesty International’s...
Jan 19 2018 4:59 am
USA: 'resistance' to Trump hailed after year of human rights violations
Trump presidency has already seen controversial travel ban, withdrawal announcement on climate change, Jerusalem recognition, women’s health funding cuts, withdrawal of protection for immigrants, and...
Jan 18 2018 7:09 pm
Iran: Authorities amputate man's hand in shocking act of cruelty
Amnesty International is outraged by reports that Iranian authorities have amputated the hand of a man convicted of theft. The amputation, which was conducted by guillotine, took place yesterday in th...
Jan 18 2018 2:35 pm
Norway: Devastating blow for Afghans as parliament rejects asylum proposal
The Norwegian parliament’s decision today to reject a proposal to place a temporary halt on returning people to Afghanistan demonstrates a disturbing disregard for the lives of people fleeing war and...