Sep 30 2022 6:35 pm
Ukraine: attack on humanitarian convoy shows Russia's 'utter disregard for civilian lives'

Missile struck civilian vehicles this morning as they prepared to deliver aid to a Russian-occupied location in Zaporizhzhia According to media reports, at least 25 people were killed and 50 wounded...

Sep 30 2022 5:25 pm
Zimbabwe: Conviction of Tsitsi Dangarembga is a 'travesty of justice'

Author Tsitsi Dangarembga and Julie Barnes convicted for protesting economic hardship They were handed a six-month suspended sentence for participating in the 31 July 2020 protest against economic...

Sep 30 2022 12:30 pm
Iran: Leaked documents reveal highest military body ordered troops to crush protests at any cost

Documents obtained by Amnesty reveal authorities were instructed to “severely confront” protesters at any cost 52 people killed and hundreds injured in brutal crackdown to date ‘The Iranian...

Sep 30 2022 11:47 am
Afghanistan: Kabul blasts are 'shamefaced reminder' of the Taliban's failure to protect minorities

Dozens dead and injured at an educational centre in the Hazara Shiite community area ‘Since their takeover, the Taliban have done little to put in place any measures for the protection of the public...

Sep 29 2022 11:54 am
UK: Anoosheh Ashoori running London Marathon to help free Britons jailed in Iran

Morad Tahbaz and Mehran Raoof among cases being highlighted Activists also taking part in a ‘London to Tehran Challenge’ ‘Everyone at Amnesty will be cheering Anoosheh and Aryan on’ - Sacha Deshmukh...

Sep 28 2022 4:09 pm
Myanmar: Facebook’s business model profits from ‘echo chamber of hatred’ which fuelled Rohingya atrocities– new report

Facebook’s algorithms ‘set to spread hate and violence’ Inflammatory content keeps Facebook users on the platform longer, meaning more targeted advertising can be sold and creating perverse incentive...

Sep 28 2022 3:03 pm
Russia/Ukraine: referenda have 'no legitimacy' and annexation moves would be illegal

Hastily-arranged votes in Donetsk, Luhansk, Kherson and Zaporizhzhia largely conducted in presence of armed men in uniform Any Russian measures over changing status of occupied Ukrainian territory are...

Sep 27 2022 6:09 pm
Northern Ireland: Amnesty International urges answers in Martin O’Hagan investigation, 21 years after murder of journalist

Call for publication of Police Ombudsman investigation, 21 years after brutal murder ‘The authorities’ failure to bring Martin O’Hagan’s killers to justice has fed into a climate of fear for...

Sep 27 2022 5:18 pm
Russia: activist reportedly beaten and raped for reciting anti-war poem

Poet Artyom Kamardin subjected to torture - including gruesome sexual violence - by law-enforcement officers Girlfriend also assaulted by police and threatened with gang rape ‘It seems that Russian...

Sep 24 2022 7:43 am
Iran: Death toll rising in 'alarming' crackdown on protests

Death toll reaching at least 30 people, four of them children Risk of further bloodshed amid a deliberately imposed internet black out ‘The anger expressed on the streets shows how Iranians feel about...