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Jan 31 2020 9:20 pm
USA: Efforts to revive Muslim ban are 'atrocious'. says Amnesty

Responding to reports that the Trump administration is expanding what has become known as the Muslim ban, which President Trump signed during his first week in office, Margaret Huang, Amnesty...

Jan 31 2020 3:37 pm
Saudi Arabian arms ship due to dock in Tilbury next week

Saudi state-owned Bahri Yanbu cargo vessel has track record of carrying millions of pounds of weapons to Saudi Arabia Dockworkers’ strike in Italy among planned protests ‘Activists and port workers...

Jan 31 2020 11:40 am
Russia: legal challenge to 'intrusive' facial recognition technology

Civil rights activist and politician bring case citing threats to right to protest Authorities planning facial recognition system for entire Moscow Metro ‘It is a tool which is likely to take...

Jan 30 2020 3:30 pm
Greece: Proposed 'floating wall' will put refugee lives at risk

Responding to a proposal by the Greek government to install a 1.7 mile-long system of floating dams off the coast of Lesvos to deter new arrivals of people seeking asylum from Turkey, Massimo Moratti...

Jan 30 2020 11:53 am
Mexico: Amnesty International demands guarantees over access to migrant detention centres

Amnesty International has described as “very grave” the decision by the Mexican National Institute of Migration (INM) to temporarily suspend access by all religious associations and NGOs to the...

Jan 29 2020 4:01 pm
Asia-Pacific: New generation of activists lead fight against repression - annual report

A wave of youth-led protests across Asia is defying escalating repression and a continent-wide crackdown on freedom of expression and peaceful assembly, Amnesty International said today, as it...

Jan 28 2020 10:13 pm
USA / Israel and OPT: Dismal 'peace deal' will only exacerbate violations

The Trump administration’s dismal package of proposals to violate international law and further strip Palestinians of their rights is a handbook for more suffering and abuses in Israel and the...

Jan 27 2020 5:38 pm
Gambia: 137 protesters arrested in violent clashes

Reports of three people killed, while two radio stations taken off air “Yesterday’s crackdown on protesters had alarming echoes of Gambia’s brutal past” - Marta Colomer The Gambian authorities have...

Jan 24 2020 2:40 pm
UK: Met Police's use of facial recognition technology 'a huge threat to human rights'

Responding to the Metropolitan Police’s announcement that they will soon start using facial recognition cameras in London, Allan Hogarth, Amnesty International UK’s Head of Policy and Government...

Jan 24 2020 1:14 pm
Iraq: security forces kill at least 12 protesters in renewed crackdown

Video and eyewitness evidence show live ammunition used against unarmed protesters, with military-grade tear gas canisters fired at short range More than 600 protesters killed since demonstrations...