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Jun 22 2018 4:13 pm
Italy: Urgent need for coordinated refugee search and rescue efforts

In response to reports that an NGO ship carrying refugees and migrants rescued in the central Mediterranean is not being allowed to dock, Steve Valdez-Symonds, Amnesty International UK’s Refugee and...

Jun 22 2018 1:58 pm
Indonesia: death sentence imposed on cleric for terrorism criticised

Aman Abdurrahman becomes first person this year to be sentenced to death for a terrorism offence in country ‘Trials for defendants facing charges on crimes such as drugs, murder, terrorism where death...

Jun 22 2018 11:04 am
Northern Ireland: MPs step up pressure on Prime Minister for marriage equality

Prime Minister Theresa May has come under renewed pressure today to legislate for same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland. A cross-party group of MPs have published a letter in The Times newspaper today...

Jun 22 2018 12:00 am
Yemen: coalition's 'stranglehold' on aid deliveries is endangering millions - new report

Saudi-led coalition’s ‘excessive’ inspections of aid at Hodeidah is imperilling millions already suffering in world’s worst humanitarian crisis ‘The world must stop looking the other way while the...

Jun 21 2018 8:51 pm
Turkey: continued detention of Amnesty Chair 'defies all logic'

Taner Kılıç has been in jail since June last year and faces months longer behind bars despite lack of evidence Prosecution’s claim that ByLock app was on his phone shown to be categorically false ‘It...

Jun 20 2018 10:58 pm
USA: Trump's executive order 'a betrayal of families fleeing persecution'

Responding to news that US President Donald Trump signed an executive order today mandating for children to stay with their parents in detention while their asylum claims are processed, Denise Bell...

Jun 20 2018 2:14 pm
Yemen: UK Government should halt coalition arms sales as Hodeidah battle rages - open letter to Liam Fox

Threats to civilians posed by Hodeidah offensive mean Government’s case for continued arms sales to the Saudi-led coalition are less valid than ever Threat of further Saudi coalition airstrikes hangs...

Jun 20 2018 12:19 pm
USA on 'wrong side of history' with Human Rights Council withdrawal

Following the announcement that the United States will leave the United Nations Human Rights Council, Salil Shetty, Amnesty International’s Secretary General, said: “Once again President Trump is...

Jun 19 2018 5:07 pm
Theresa May 'mustn't mince words' over Thailand's human rights record during PM visit

‘In the four years since the coup, the Thai military have tightened their stranglehold on the country, issuing new laws to gag critics and scare people into submission’ – Kate Allen Ahead of tomorrow...

Jun 19 2018 10:43 am
Turkey: Police report finds no evidence to substantiate claims against Amnesty Chair

‘Without a shred of credible evidence presented to substantiate the absurd charges made against him, Taner must now be released’ - Salil Shetty A newly submitted police report fails to find any...