Oct 31 2022 7:00 pm
Somalia: Al-Shabaab must stop 'appalling and senseless' attacks on civilians

Twin car bombing in Mogadishu on Saturday killed at least 100 people and injured more than 300 others Numerous children and elderly people were among the victims Of 428 civilian casualties in Somalia...

Oct 31 2022 3:21 pm
Amnesty Media Awards opens for entries

Amnesty International UK is inviting entries for its annual Media Awards, a prestigious set of awards recognising the vital role journalists play and the serious risks they face in highlighting human...

Oct 31 2022 11:02 am
UK: Gangs Matrix review long overdue but must be 'dismantled in its entirety' 

Over 1,000 young men removed from the Met Police Gangs Matrix Nearly 2000 people still trapped in the Matrix Matrix disproportionately targets black youngsters in London ‘Stigmatising young Black men...

Oct 28 2022 5:32 pm
Brazil: 'Alarming' reports of politically-motivated attacks and intimidation ahead of presidential election

Presidential election takes place on Sunday Violence and intimidation used against people in the run-up to the election ‘… more and more people, including public figures, assault and persecute those...

Oct 27 2022 6:50 pm
Iran: UN must act now after brutal killings of eight protesters in less than 24 hours

Thousands of people gathered across the country to mark the 40th day after Mahsa Amini’s death in custody Security forces fired metal pellets and teargas to disperse the crowds, injuring several...

Oct 27 2022 5:04 pm
Russia: Duma's initial approval of anti-LGBTI bill is 'state-sanctioned homophobia'

Proposed law would impose large fines for promotion of ‘non-traditional sexual relations’ ‘State-sanctioned homophobia is about to be ramped up to a whole new level’ - Marie Struthers Responding to...

Oct 26 2022 4:37 pm
Iran/UK: return of Morad Tahbaz to Evin Prison is 'terrible news'

‘The Foreign Secretary must urgently meet with the family to outline the UK’s plans to secure Morad’s freedom’ - Sacha Deshmukh Commenting on news from his family that Morad Tahbaz, the UK national...

Oct 25 2022 5:05 pm
Russia: court upholds lengthy prison sentences for LGBTI siblings

Salekh Magamadov and Ismail Isaev faced trumped-up charges apparently as punishment for criticism of authorities One of the siblings was previously abducted and tortured, aged 16 ‘The court’s decision...

Oct 25 2022 4:57 pm
Qatar: suppression of Peter Tatchell LGBT protest reminder of 'repressive climate'

‘It’s an outrage that consensual same-sex acts in Qatar are illegal and can lead to a jail sentence’ - Sacha Deshmukh Commenting on reports that the human rights campaigner Peter Tatchell has been...

Oct 25 2022 1:00 am
Israel/OPT: International Criminal Court must investigate likely war crimes during recent Gaza offensive - new report

Israeli attacks killed a Palestinian woman drinking tea at home with her family and children playing in a cemetery Palestinian rocket killed children and others in refugee camp Violations perpetrated...