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Apr 30 2021 5:08 pm
Russia: lawyer defending Navalny's Anti-Corruption Foundation should be released

Human rights lawyer Ivan Pavlov detained after early-morning FSB raid on his hotel in Moscow Faces possible two-year jail sentence on charges apparently related to his legal work ‘The authorities are...

Apr 30 2021 12:05 pm
Cambodia: Urgent steps needed to avoid COVID-19 humanitarian crisis

Thousands of people plead for help on social media as access to food is denied Verified footage shows desperate scenes inside “red zones” and violent police crackdown The Cambodian government must...

Apr 29 2021 4:52 pm
UK: Dropping 'licence to torture' proposals must signal end of attack on human rights

Overseas Operations Bill receives Royal Assent after Government climbdown ‘The UK Government needs to stop its attack on human rights at home before even more damage is done’ – Kate Allen Responding...

Apr 29 2021 4:18 pm
Malawi: death penalty ruled unconstitutional

Two people were sentenced to death last year in Malawi Move part of trend toward abolition of capital punishment in sub-Saharan Africa ‘This is a vital victory against the death penalty’ - Deprose...

Apr 28 2021 6:37 pm
Amnesty Media Awards 2021: Winners announced

Prestigious Amnesty Media Awards 2021 winners announced at virtual ceremony ‘In a year when much of the world ground to a halt, thankfully the vital work of human rights journalism continued’ - Kate...

Apr 28 2021 5:23 pm
Northern Ireland abortion: Secretary of State granted new powers to commission services

“We urge the Secretary of State not to delay. Those in need of abortion healthcare have waited long enough.” – Grainne Teggart Amnesty International has welcomed the passage of regulations at...

Apr 28 2021 2:42 pm
Chad: Anti-succession protest killings must be investigated

Protests against ‘succession’ of President Idriss Déby’s son Mahamat after leader’s death last week Civil society organisations and opposition parties call for further protests ‘No one should face...

Apr 28 2021 11:32 am
Russia: Navalny supporter faces three years in jail over Rammstein video

Environmentalist Andrei Borovikov reported to authorities six years after sharing video Prosecution says German band’s Pussy video is ‘pornographic’ and of no artistic value ‘It is astonishing that...

Apr 27 2021 4:31 pm
Iran/UK: government must help UK national facing trial for labour rights work

Mehran Raoof at risk of long jail sentence as Revolutionary Court trial to begin Like Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe and Anoosheh Ashoori, union activist is UK-Iranian dual-national ‘We fear he’s going to...

Apr 27 2021 2:39 pm
Denmark will be breaking international law if Syrian refugees forced to return

Decision to revoke residency permits of Syrian refugees puts them at risk of torture, enforced disappearance and arbitrary detention if forced back ‘It beggars belief that the Danish authorities could...