Dec 30 2022 10:17 am
Northern Ireland: 2023 must be year when we stop criminalising children

Amnesty International calls for Northern Ireland to raise age of criminal responsibility Northern Ireland currently has one of the lowest ages of criminal responsibility in Europe – just 10 years-old...

Dec 27 2022 1:20 pm
Indonesia: at least 180 starving Rohingya refugees reach Aceh after weeks at sea

Most of the refugees reportedly unwell due to starvation and weeks at sea, while at least one more boat believed to be still at sea Harsh conditions in refugee camps in Bangladesh and deteriorating...

Dec 21 2022 11:41 am
Ukraine: Russia's 'criminal' attacks on energy infrastructure endangering civilian life

Surgical procedures performed in life-threatening conditions, older or infirm people trapped in their apartments, and children unable to reach schools ‘When the lights are on you have to do everything...

Dec 19 2022 2:50 pm
COP15: Biodiversity conference 'fails' to protect Indigenous people's rights

COP15 aims to preserve biodiversity by calling on countries to commit to declaring 30% of the earth protected for conservation by 2030 Yet ‘30 x 30 agreement’ falls short of explicitly recognising...

Dec 19 2022 11:27 am
UK: Rwanda refugee ruling is 'bitterly disappointing'

High Court rules Government plans to deport people seeking asylum to Rwanda lawful The deal undermines international refugee law ‘… the Government’s Rwanda deal seriously undermines international...

Dec 16 2022 2:53 pm
Qatar: Infantino says World Cup made extra $1bn but FIFA still ignoring worker compensation

Open letter from Nepali organisations urges Infantino to ‘stop looking the other way’ on migrant worker compensation issue FIFA has ignored longstanding call to set aside at least $440m for...

Dec 16 2022 2:43 pm
Saudi Arabia: thousands of Ethiopian migrants held in 'inhuman' conditions - new report

Mass round-ups have taken place as part of crackdown on undocumented migrant workers Reports of torture, denial of medical care, overcrowded lice-infested cells and at least ten deaths in custody...

Dec 16 2022 2:40 pm
Global: Musk's latest move to suspend journalists' accounts on Twitter is a threat to press freedom

In response to Twitter’s decision to suspend the accounts of more than a dozen journalists from CNN, The New York Times, The Washington Post, and other outlets, as the company owner Elon Musk accused...

Dec 15 2022 1:34 pm
Northern Ireland: United Nations calls for Troubles bill to be scrapped

Amnesty International has today welcomed calls from the United Nations to the UK Government to withdraw its widely opposed Northern Ireland Troubles Bill which breaches the Good Friday Agreement and...

Dec 15 2022 11:16 am
Qatar: Nepali civil society groups denounce FIFA over migrant worker compensation - open letter

Billboards across Nepali capital Kathmandu show images of ‘Hardest Working Team In Qatar’ Around 400,000 Nepalis currently working in Qatar ‘There is a huge danger that when the final whistle is blown...