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Dec 19 2019 9:29 am
Sudan: year on since protests broke out, protesters' demands must be met

One year after protests broke out in Sudan leading to the ouster President Omar al Bashir on 11 April 2019, the new transitional authorities must to live up to the hopes and expectations of the...

Dec 18 2019 12:16 pm
UK: High Court judgment due on landmark child citizenship fees case

Home Office faces challenge over ‘profiteering’ child citizenship fees Judgment expected to be handed down tomorrow Spokespeople available for interview on request The High Court in London will...

Dec 17 2019 2:08 pm
Pakistan: Former leader Musharraf must face accountability for all crimes

Responding to today’s conviction and sentencing to death of former Pakistani military ruler General Pervez Musharraf, Omar Waraich, Amnesty International’s Deputy South Asia Director, said: “General...

Dec 16 2019 1:04 pm
India: 'Brutal' police crackdown on student protesters must be investigated

Indian police involved in the crackdown on student protesters must be investigated, Amnesty International India said today, as protests against the controversial Citizenship Amendment Bill in the...

Dec 16 2019 12:53 pm
Iran: thousands arrested after protests

At least 304 people killed during protest crackdown, according to credible sources Reports of truckloads of blindfolded people taken to prisons, with jails now overflowing with new detainees Detainees...

Dec 14 2019 12:01 am
Bangladesh: Estimated 500,000 Rohingya children being denied an education

The international community must share responsibility for the education of Rohingya children in the camps in Cox’s Bazar in Bangladesh, Amnesty International has said ahead of the first Global Refugee...

Dec 13 2019 4:49 pm
Iraq: new 'campaign of terror' against protesters - testimonies

In past two weeks, activists and protesters shot dead in streets or abducted on way home from demonstrations ‘You cannot imagine the level of fear that we all feel now’ - protester in Baghdad ‘The...

Dec 13 2019 10:27 am
UK: new government must uphold human rights

“The new Government must keep the Human Rights Act intact” – Kate Allen The new Government must uphold and protect the UK’s commitment to human rights, Amnesty International UK said today, as the...

Dec 12 2019 1:41 pm
Yemen: BAE Systems and other arms companies face legal challenge at The Hague

International Criminal Court asked to investigate corporate executives and government officials UK companies BAE Systems, Raytheon and MBDA among those named ‘An ICC investigation would be a historic...

Dec 12 2019 12:32 pm
Sierra Leone: Ban on pregnant schoolgirls ruled unlawful

Groundbreaking ruling could have significant impact across continent A ban on pregnant girls from sitting exams and attending mainstream school in Sierra Leone has been found to be unlawful, and in...