Feb 28 2018 12:00 am
Egypt's use of banned cluster bombs in Sinai confirmed
Egyptian military’s false claims over IEDs from ‘terrorist elements’ debunked by expert analysis of video ‘This new video confirms our worst fears, that the Egyptian Armed Forces are using cluster bom...
Feb 27 2018 7:05 pm
Syria: Chemical weapons pact with North Korea would be a 'betrayal of humanity'
Reacting to a New York Times article alleging that an unpublished United Nations report reveals that from 2012 to 2017 North Korea secretly shipped supplies to Syria that could be used to produce inte...
Feb 27 2018 5:24 pm
Theresa May should 'show some backbone' over human rights during Saudi Crown Prince's visit
Mohammad bin Salman’s trip to UK comes after much-touted reforms in Kingdom Ahead of the visit to the UK next week of Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince, Mohammad bin Salman, Amnesty International UK’s Direc...
Feb 27 2018 2:55 pm
Syria: More than 90 civilians killed and hundreds at risk as Afrin offensive escalates
Scores of civilians have been killed in the Syrian towns of Afrin and Azaz in recent weeks following indiscriminate attacks by the Turkish military and Kurdish forces, according to eyewitness testimon...
Feb 27 2018 11:51 am
Maldives: Peaceful protesters must be released immediately
The Maldivian authorities must immediately and unconditionally release all people who have been detained under the state of emergency solely for exercising their human rights and halt attacks on peace...
Feb 26 2018 6:40 pm
Iran: police increase crackdown on hijab protesters with ten-year jail threat
‘The Iranian authorities have violated women’s human rights in Iran for decades’ - Magdalena Mughrabi A warning by Iranian police that women in the country could be jailed for up to ten years for join...
Feb 26 2018 3:42 pm
USA: Banned Trump hair adverts to be driven round Washington
‘We want to send a message to Washington – there’s a storm brewing’ - Margaret Huang Prohibition on ‘influencing public’ An advertising campaign from Amnesty International USA that was rejected by the...
Feb 24 2018 8:29 pm
Eastern Ghouta: Access to humanitarian assistance must be provided without delay
“It shouldn’t require a ceasefire for starving civilians to be allowed life-saving assistance and protection from being deliberately bombarded.” Sherine Tadros Security Council must ensure attacks on...
Feb 23 2018 4:24 pm
South Sudan: UN report on atrocities should 'jolt the world into action'
UN findings include accounts of soldiers castrating men, gang-raping women and forcing children to watch their mothers being raped Responding to today’s UN Commission on Human Rights in South Sudan re...
Feb 23 2018 1:18 pm
United Nations: Northern Ireland abortion laws violate human rights of women
Amnesty International has welcomed a report by the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women published today, which finds the United Kingdom responsible for “grave”’...