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Aug 25 2021 11:03 am
Nicaragua: New evidence reveals enforced disappearances by Ortega's government

Ten cases of enforced disappearances documented in latest wave of detentions Families rely on scraps of information from police officers to piece together where loves ones are held ‘We live in a...

Aug 24 2021 5:37 pm
Afghanistan: UN Human Rights Council session a shameful failure

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights and others had called for robust investigative mechanism Ahead of today’s G7 meeting, Amnesty UK called for members states to ‘lead by example’ ‘The Taliban’s...

Aug 24 2021 12:45 pm
G7 Afghanistan meeting: Boris Johnson must 'lead by example' over humanitarian crisis

Ahead of an emergency G7 meeting on Afghanistan due to be held later today [24 Aug], Amnesty International is urging Prime Minister Boris Johnson to ensure that the UK “leads by example” in the...

Aug 20 2021 5:29 pm
USA: ten human rights organisations warn Biden over Afghan evacuation failings

Open letter to White House says chaos and danger at Kabul airport is jeopardising lives of thousands US military should stay beyond 31 August if live-saving airlifts still needed ‘The US helped create...

Aug 20 2021 12:58 pm
Indonesia: Papuan protesters beaten and racially abused by security forces - new research

Protests against controversial renewal of Papua Special Autonomy Law One man was shot, while three others were called ‘monkey’ by security forces Indonesian security forces have used excessive force...

Aug 19 2021 11:59 pm
Russia: fresh call for justice for Navalny on anniversary of poisoning

Activist’s attempted murder through a Novichok nerve agent has never been properly investigated Navalny faces further charges while his supporters are persecuted ‘We reiterate our call for an...

Aug 19 2021 10:49 pm
Afghanistan: Taliban responsible for brutal massacre of Hazara men - new investigation

Killings occurred after Taliban took control of Ghazni province last month One man was strangled with scarf and had arm muscles sliced off Another man so heavily shot in the chest he was buried in...

Aug 19 2021 7:59 pm
Cuba: six new prisoners of conscience named in aftermath of 11 July protests

*Detailed new findings* published today Hundreds detained in aftermath of widespread 11 July protests Journalists placed under intensive home surveillance ‘The Cuban authorities have applied the same...

Aug 18 2021 9:46 am
UK: Afghanistan resettlement scheme is 'too little, too late'

Responding to the UK government’s announcement of an Afghan Citizens' Resettlement Scheme which it says will be used to resettle up to 20,000 at-risk people from Afghanistan in the coming years, Steve...

Aug 16 2021 3:36 pm
UK must urgently expand 'grossly flawed and utterly inadequate' relocation scheme for Afghanistan

Escalating disaster in Afghanistan is exposing the lie behind the Home Office’s Nationality and Borders Bill to provide protection Many Afghan refugees have no offer of a safe route to reach the UK...