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Dec 09 2020 11:25 am
Campaigners warn that 9 out of 10 people in poor countries are set to miss out on COVID-19 vaccine next year

Rich countries have hoarded enough doses to vaccinate their entire populations nearly 3 times over Nearly 70 poor countries will only be able to vaccinate one in ten people against COVID-19 next year...

Dec 08 2020 1:16 pm
Nigeria: Older people an invisible casualty in conflict with Boko Haram - new report

Report details how both Boko Haram and the Nigerian military have committed atrocities against older women and men during conflict in Northeast Nigeria Older people starved or slaughtered in their...

Dec 07 2020 5:11 pm
Somalia: US must not abandon civilian victims of its air strikes after troop withdrawal

Amnesty warns troop withdrawal does not necessarily mean end to military action US has carried out dozens of air strikes each year, killing and wounding civilians The US military must not wash its...

Dec 07 2020 2:16 pm
Hong Kong: Students arrested after campus protest as educational institutions targeted

Responding to today’s arrests of eight people who participated in a protest at Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) last month, including three students who have been charged under the national...

Dec 07 2020 11:03 am
Amnesty warns of 'giant leap backwards' as Human Rights Act threatened

‘From Hillsborough, to Grenfell to the appalling mishandling of the recent Covid crisis in care homes, we have never so badly needed a means to hold the Government to account’ - Kate Allen Responding...

Dec 06 2020 7:36 pm
Egypt: International community must step in to halt the crackdown on human rights, says Amnesty

Amnesty International today issued an urgent call to the international community to step in and halt the real threat to the Egyptian human right movement, following the court decision to freeze the...

Dec 03 2020 3:33 pm
Hong Kong: Pro-democracy activist warns of 'bloody 2021' ahead of Amnesty Northern Ireland event live from Hong Kong

Speaker Gwyneth Ho has been attacked by pro-government thugs and banned from Hong Kong elections Original planned speaker Joshua Wong has now been jailed by pro-Beijing authorities Amnesty has invited...

Dec 03 2020 1:55 pm
Amnesty International UK and Liberty joint statement on puberty blockers

Joint statement following High Court ruling that children under 16 are unlikely to be able to give informed consent to undergo treatment with puberty-blocking drug Amnesty International UK and Liberty...

Dec 03 2020 1:18 pm
Iran: six men face amputation punishments for 'robbery'

Men were convicted after grossly unfair trials involving torture-tainted ‘confessions’ Authorities in Urumieh preparing to bring a guillotine to the jail New figures show Iran carries out amputation...

Dec 03 2020 10:15 am
Bangladesh: Halt relocation of Rohingya refugees to remote island immediately

In response to the relocation of hundreds of Rohingya refugees to the Bhashan Char, a remote island in the Bay of Bengal, Saad Hammadi, Amnesty International’s South Asia Campaigner, said: “The...