Aug 31 2022 2:00 pm
Pakistan: Floods are stark warning to wealthy countries on climate change

Pakistan one of the most climate vulnerable places in the world Countries must support Pakistan as floods devastate lives and impact a range of human rights 650,000 pregnant women in the flood...

Aug 31 2022 1:01 am
Afghans fleeing Taliban shot at, detained and sent back at Iranian and Turkish borders - new report

Iranian security forces killed 11 people - including 16-year-old boy - though death toll likely to be significantly higher Detainees sobbed and fainted when they heard they were being returned to...

Aug 26 2022 11:37 am
Ukraine: Russian sham trials of prisoners of war in Mariupol 'illegal and abusive'

Stripping fair trial rights from prisoners of war amounts to a war crime Reports and pictures show cages being built inside the Mariupol Philharmonic Hall to allegedly restrain prisoners who will be...

Aug 25 2022 12:47 pm
UK: Asylum backlog exposes Priti Patel's disastrous leadership

New Home Office immigration stats reveals backlog of asylum cases quadrupled under Priti Patel’s leadership No firm update on Afghan refugees casts continued doubt over commitment to support those...

Aug 25 2022 7:34 am
English FA ‘lagging behind’ after Welsh FA makes significant step to back Qatari workers’ rights

Amnesty International UK today welcomed a new statement by the Football of Association Wales (FAW) which called for “significant improvement” in the working conditions of migrant workers in Qatar. The...

Aug 24 2022 1:15 pm
Myanmar: no high-ranking military officials held to account for attacks on Rohingya

Five years on from devastating military attacks in Rakhine State, no justice for Rohingya Post-coup crackdown has added to human rights abuses ‘Not a single high-ranking Myanmar military official has...

Aug 18 2022 7:36 pm
Israel/OPT: Harassment of Palestinian civil society groups must stop immediately

Israeli forces closed offices of six Palestinian civil society organisations today Last year devices belonging a number of employees had been hacked with Pegasus spyware developed by the Israeli NSO...

Aug 18 2022 5:57 pm
Saudi Arabia: Leeds student's 'outrageous' 34-year sentence for Twitter use must be quashed

Salma al-Shehab targeted for using Twitter in support of women’s rights activists such as Loujain al-Hathloul Anti-terrorism legislation used against the PhD student at notorious Specialised Criminal...

Aug 15 2022 3:50 pm
UK: Sarah Everard protesters should never have been at risk of prosecution

Responding to news that the prosecution of the six protestors who attended the Sarah Everard vigil last year has been dropped, Chiara Capraro, Women's Human Rights Programme Manager at Amnesty...

Aug 15 2022 1:13 pm
UK: Salman Rushdie attack 'a reminder of the importance of freedom of expression'

Responding to the violent attack on writer Salman Rushdie in New York on Friday, Sacha Deshmukh, CEO of Amnesty International UK, said: “The attack on Sir Salman Rushdie is a reminder of the...