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Dec 12 2019 10:21 am
India: New Citizenship Amendment Bill 'reeks of fear-mongering and bigotry'

The Citizenship Amendment Bill passed by the Indian Parliament legitimises discrimination on the basis of religion and stands in clear violation of both the constitution of India and international...

Dec 11 2019 3:46 pm
Russia: feminist activist fined under 'gay propaganda' law

Yulia Tsvetkova punished for administering two LGTBI social media accounts Activist remains under house arrest on ‘pornography’ charges and faces possible six-year jail sentence ‘Yulia is the latest...

Dec 11 2019 1:58 pm
Myanmar: Aung San Suu Kyi genocide denials are 'deliberate, deceitful and dangerous'

Responding to the statement made by Aung San Suu Kyi at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague today, Nicholas Bequelin, Amnesty International’s Regional Director, said: “Aung San Suu...

Dec 11 2019 10:23 am
Cameroon: 275 killed by Boko Haram in Far North - victims feel abandoned

At least 275 people killed - including 225 civilians - between January and November Kidnappings, forced conversions to Islam, houses burnt, health centres looted Reports that one village population...

Dec 10 2019 5:03 pm
Spain: Saudi cargo ship allowed to dock despite arms to Yemen fears

Saudi state-owned ‘Bahri Abha’ arrives at port in Valencia amid concerns Spanish authorities are failing to prevent possible war crimes in Yemen Since Yemen conflict began, same vessel has transported...

Dec 10 2019 10:03 am
Myanmar: Aung San Suu Kyi to appear before ICJ in Rohingya genocide case

Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar’s de facto head of state, will appear today at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague to respond to a case alleging that Myanmar has breached its obligations...

Dec 10 2019 12:01 am
Climate change ranks highest as most important issue facing world amongst 18-25 year olds

Major new survey reveals what young people think about state of human rights Climate change leads as most vital issue, pressuring world leaders to step up efforts to tackle the global crisis ‘We are...

Dec 09 2019 1:17 pm
China: Government must prove Xinjiang detainees have been released

Responding to a claim by a Chinese government official that all people held at so-called “vocational education centres” in Xinjiang have “graduated” and achieved “stable employment” and “happy lives”...

Dec 09 2019 12:32 pm
Algeria: fresh wave of arrests ahead of presidential elections

Millions have demonstrated against this week’s elections At least five journalists in Algiers arrested since 28 November, while satirical artist Nime arrested in port city of Oran ‘Expressing...

Dec 07 2019 8:57 pm
IRAQ: Testimonies emerge of coordinated attacks which killed at least 20 protesters

Amnesty International has gathered detailed eyewitness testimony of the coordinated attack by unidentified gunmen in Baghdad last night, which claimed at least 20 lives and left more than 130 injured...