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Mar 26 2018 3:35 pm
Israel: secret deal over deporting African migrants is reckless and illegal

After mass demonstration at weekend, Supreme Court to examine policy today ‘The governments of Rwanda and Uganda must immediately cease any co-operation with the Israeli government on this issue’ -...

Mar 26 2018 2:15 pm
Malaysia: 'Deeply disturbing' fake news bill must be scrapped

Reacting to news that the Malaysian government has tabled a vaguely-defined bill in the Malaysian parliament outlawing “fake news” which could land those found guilty with a 10-year prison term, James...

Mar 26 2018 12:14 pm
Northern Ireland: Conservative peer to introduce equal marriage bill in House of Lords

A Bill to provide for marriage equality for same-sex couples in Northern Ireland will be introduced in the House of Lords tomorrow (Tuesday 27 March). The Marriage (Same Sex Couples) (Northern Ireland...

Mar 23 2018 6:45 pm
Syria: Arbin attack appears to be latest 'horrifying' use of an incendiary weapon to kill sheltering civilians

‘Civilians told us what particularly struck fear into their hearts … was the use of incendiary weapons’ - Rawya Rageh Responding to reports that an alleged Russian air strike using an incendiary...

Mar 23 2018 12:00 am
Yemen: three years of UK arms to Saudi coalition has contributed to 'enormous harm' to civilians

Amnesty has documented 36 coalition airstrikes that appear to have violated international humanitarian law Nearly 6,000 civilians killed, almost 10,000 wounded, while more than 20 million in need of...

Mar 22 2018 5:39 pm
Poland: mass demonstrations against dangerous abortion restrictions

“Parliament must listen to women in Poland who are saying loud and clear that they will fight against this attack on their bodies and their health” - Draginja Nadazdin London solidarity demo planned...

Mar 22 2018 5:26 pm
Zimbabwe: President Mnangagwa's commutation of death sentences is 'progressive step'

‘He must build on this positive momentum by ensuring Zimbabwe abolishes the death penalty completely’ - Muleya Mwananyanda In response to a decision by the Zimbabwean president Emmerson Mnangagwa to...

Mar 22 2018 1:07 pm
UN expert Michael Lynk to discuss Palestinians' struggle for healthcare under Israeli occupation

LONDON, TUESDAY 27 MARCH 2018 Amnesty International United Kingdom Section and Medical Aid for Palestinians will hold a special event on the subject of access to medical care in the Israeli-occupied...

Mar 22 2018 12:10 pm
Court of Appeal to consider whether suspected torturers visiting UK can be given diplomatic immunity

Case could have ‘far-reaching implications for diplomatic relations’ - Tawanda Mutasah The Court of Appeal is hearing an important case to determine whether members of special missions visiting the UK...

Mar 21 2018 8:59 pm
Israel: Palestinian child activist Ahed Tamimi sentenced to eight months in prison

The continued imprisonment of Palestinian child activist Ahed Tamimi is a flagrant attempt to intimidate those who dare challenge the circumstances of the ongoing occupation, Amnesty International has...