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Jun 30 2022 1:00 am
Ukraine: Mariupol theatre attack was 'a clear war crime' - new investigation

Detailed investigation incorporates testimony from dozens of survivors and eyewitnesses, digital evidence and mathematical modelling of bomb blasts It is likely that many fatalities remain unreported...

Jun 28 2022 7:02 pm
Egypt: ten sentenced to death after 'flagrantly' unfair mass trial

‘Helwan Brigades’ case saw scores held at notorious al-Aqrab and Tora Maximum Security Two Prison in cruel and inhuman conditions A 16-year-old detainee was tortured with electric shocks and beatings...

Jun 28 2022 6:49 pm
USA: San Antonio trailer deaths are result of 'inhumane' migration policies

‘It is heartbreaking to reflect that this has happened before and it will continue to happen’ - Erika Guevara-Rosas In response to news that at least 50 people have been found dead in a trailer in San...

Jun 28 2022 11:56 am
India: Arrest of journalist Mohammed Zubair a 'clear abuse of power' by authorities

Co-founder of independent fact-checking website ALT News arrested by New Delhi police last night Accused of tweets which ‘hurt religious sentiments’ and ‘promote enmity’ ‘The arrest of Mohammed Zubair...

Jun 28 2022 10:52 am
Northern Ireland: Troubles bill will give murderers and torturers 'a free pass'

‘What is morally wrong cannot be made legally right’ - Grainne Teggart Ahead of the controversial Northern Ireland Troubles (Legacy and Reconciliation) Bill, entering its short committee stage on...

Jun 27 2022 12:23 pm
UK: Priti Patel's Borders Act is 'unlawfully rewriting' what it means to be a refugee

Controversial provisions of the Nationality and Borders Act come into effect today New law will unlawfully prevent people facing persecution from establishing their right to asylum in UK Some refugees...

Jun 24 2022 7:17 pm
Egypt: fresh appeal for UK to intervene as Alaa Abdel Fattah reaches 1,000 days in jail

Prominent activist has been on hunger strike for nearly three months UK should demand consular access to Wadi el-Natroun prison and insist on his release ‘The Egyptian authorities know that Alaa is a...

Jun 23 2022 10:01 am
USA: Abortion ruling is a 'grim milestone' in country's history

Warning that birth control, marriage equality and other gender rights could now be threatened ‘This is the outcome of a decades-long campaign to control people’s bodies’ - Tarah Demant ‘The...

Jun 22 2022 1:49 pm
China: prominent legal scholar and human rights lawyer face 'rigged' trials

Xu Zhiyong and Ding Jiaxi were subjected to notorious ‘tiger chair’ torture during lengthy secret detention Both face charges of ‘subverting state power’ for their peaceful activism Pair targeted...

Jun 22 2022 12:18 pm
UK: Rights Removal Bill is 'giant leap backwards' for ordinary people

Responding to the introduction of the Government’s controversial Bill of Rights which will be laid before the Commons for the first time today, Amnesty said it would strip the public of its ‘most...