May 31 2019 5:11 pm
Russia: 'homophobic' censoring of Elton John Rocketman film condemned
Moscow screens version with all gay references removed ‘This mutilated version of the film insults and dehumanises same-sex relationships’ - Natalia Zviagina Censorship of the Russian version of the E...
May 31 2019 3:34 pm
USA: Trump plans to block asylum to people from Central America
White House reportedly set to bar asylum applicants who transit through a third country, meaning only Mexicans could cross southern border to claim asylum ‘This latest policy is a disgusting example o...
May 31 2019 2:57 pm
Northern Ireland: Important day for press freedom as police search warrants quashed
Amnesty International has welcomed the outcome of a judicial review in Belfast that quashed the warrant authorising police raids on the homes and offices of investigative journalists Trevor Birney and...
May 31 2019 11:16 am
London: Streets around Chinese Embassy to be 'renamed' Tiananmen Square on anniversary of crackdown
Amnesty International activists will ‘rename’ the streets surrounding the Chinese Embassy in London next week to mark the 30th anniversary of the notorious Tiananmen Square crackdown. On Tuesday 4 Jun...
May 30 2019 12:47 pm
India: Prime Minister Modi must build a more inclusive India in new term in office
The Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi must make a sincere commitment to building an inclusive India that protects religious minorities and human rights defenders, Amnesty India said today. According...
May 29 2019 3:15 pm
Lebanon: ban on gay dating app Grindr condemned
Telecommunications Ministry confirms to Amnesty that ban has been enforced ‘This move will serve to entrench and legitimise homophobic views within the country’ - Lynn Maalouf Responding to a newly-im...
May 29 2019 1:44 pm
Northern Ireland: Warrants which led to arrests of journalists to be quashed
Amnesty International UK has welcomed the declaration by Northern Ireland’s Lord Chief Justice, Sir Declan Morgan, that Belfast High Court is “minded to quash” the warrant which authorised police raid...
May 29 2019 1:01 am
Myanmar: Military again committing 'horrific' war crimes - new report
The Myanmar military has committed fresh war crimes and other human rights violations in Rakhine State, according to evidence published by Amnesty International today. In a new report, ‘No one can pro...
May 28 2019 3:05 pm
Trump UK visit: activists vow to 'resist' attacks on human rights
Letter to Theresa May calls for UK to stand up for human rights within Anglo-American relationship Giant ‘Resist Trump’ banners to be unfurled from Vauxhall Bridge in front of US Embassy ( Monday 3 Ju...
May 28 2019 1:00 pm
China: Activists targeted in crackdown ahead of Tiananmen Square anniversary
The Chinese authorities must end a wave of persecution targeting those seeking to commemorate the victims of the 1989 Tiananmen crackdown, Amnesty International said today ahead of the 30th anniversar...