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Sep 30 2021 5:09 pm
Comedian Kiri Pritchard-McLean joins Amnesty's book club to inspire activism in children in Wales

Amnesty International UK’s book club of monthly stories and activities encourage children to dream big and help shape a fairer world. 83% of British children aged 8-15 said they know little or nothing...

Sep 30 2021 4:36 pm
Celebrities join 'Reading Rebels' book club to inspire activism in children

The Crown star Olivia Colman, television presenter and former Paralympic basketball player Ade Adepitan and radio presenter Vick Hope join Amnesty’s Reading Rebels to educate children on social...

Sep 30 2021 9:28 am
Poland: Digital evidence indicates Afghan asylum seekers illegally pushed back into Belarus

Amnesty’s Evidence Lab analysed and verified satellite imagery, videos and photographs of incidents at the border Digital evidence can be found here which exposes the suspected illegal pushback and...

Sep 29 2021 9:27 pm
Bangladesh: Investigate murder if leading Rohingya activist in refugee camp

Responding to the killing of leading Rohingya activist Mohib Ullah, who was shot dead this evening in the refugee camp in Cox’s Bazaar, Saad Hammadi, Amnesty International’s South Asia Campaigner...

Sep 29 2021 1:09 pm
Northern Ireland: Call for clerical child abuse inquiry following announcement of redress fund for victims

Amnesty International has called for the Northern Ireland Executive to set up a public inquiry into clerical child sex abuse following the announcement by the Catholic diocese of Dromore of a redress...

Sep 27 2021 6:43 pm
UK: NSO Group prevented from promoting notorious spyware at London expo

After urgent letter to Olympia security fair organisers, NSO will not showcase intrusive surveillance equipment linked to numerous human rights violations Firm’s notorious Pegasus spyware used against...

Sep 27 2021 9:37 am
Switzerland: Yes vote on same-sex marriage a 'historic' moment

Responding to news that people in Switzerland have voted in a referendum to make same-sex marriage legal, Alexandra Karle, Director of Amnesty Switzerland, said: “Yesterday’s vote in giving same-sex...

Sep 25 2021 10:46 am
Taiwan: Landmark moment for transgender rights as court rules against surgery requirement

Responding to a Taiwanese court ruling that a government requirement obliging trans people to provide proof of reproductive organ removal surgery in order to affirm their legal gender is...

Sep 25 2021 10:23 am
Hong Kong: Demise of Hong Kong Alliance shows marking Tiananmen crackdown will not be tolerated

Responding to the disbandment of the Hong Kong Alliance in Support of Patriotic Democratic Movements of China (Hong Kong Alliance), which has organised Hong Kong’s Tiananmen commemoration vigil for...

Sep 24 2021 4:22 pm
USA: border officials must be held accountable over violent conduct toward Haitians

Customs and Border Protection officials’ ‘horrific’ behaviour must be properly investigated Visceral images of Texas border agents on horseback apparently trying to ‘round up’ migrants have been...