Jan 31 2023 6:38 pm
UK: Government’s curbs on aviation fuel to Myanmar welcomed but more action needed

Move sends important message ahead of tomorrow’s two-year anniversary of military coup ‘The Government needs to suspend all UK involvement - such as marine insurance - in the supply of aviation fuel...

Jan 31 2023 4:55 pm
UK: 'Alarming' anti-strike bill gives Government sweeping powers to clamp down on industrial action

Proposed anti-strike law ignores key safeguards and undermines international labour standards ‘The Government’s proposed changes to the right to strike are alarming and one more example of its drive...

Jan 31 2023 1:51 pm
Northern Ireland: New date for delayed sentencing in Aidan McAnespie Troubles case

Rescheduled sentencing of former soldier David Holden found guilty of manslaughter expected Thursday 2 February, 1pm McAnespie family and Amnesty to hold press conference outside Laganside Court...

Jan 30 2023 1:13 pm
Myanmar: Urgent global action needed to stop military’s ‘nationwide assault on human rights’

1 February marks second anniversary of Myanmar’s brutal military regime Nearly 3,000 people killed, 1.5 million internally displaced, more than 13,000 detained in inhumane conditions, and at least 100...

Jan 28 2023 11:01 am
USA: Stop systemic failures that led to ‘acts of inhumanity’ responsible for Tyre Nichols’ death

Police are ignoring their duty to protect Black and Brown communities State and local law enforcement must respect and protect people's right to protest police violence ‘It is imperative the Memphis...

Jan 27 2023 6:18 pm
Iran: Authorities must drop death penalty and false charges facing tortured protesters

The three protesters have been brutalised and tortured They were accused of inciting arson or vandalism by dancing, clapping, chanting or throwing headscarves into bonfires ‘The three men live under...

Jan 27 2023 2:38 pm
Northern Ireland: Reaction to delayed sentencing of ex-soldier guilty of Aiden McAnespie manslaughter

In reaction to today’s delay in the sentencing of former Grenadier Guardsman David Holden for the manslaughter of Aidan McAnespie: Grainne Teggart, Amnesty International UK’s Deputy Director in...

Jan 27 2023 11:38 am
UK: 'Deeply draconian' Public Order Bill must be rejected by Lords - New Briefing

Bill enters Report Stage in House of Lords today with Amnesty and 73 other organisations calling on parliamentarians to reject it Controversial proposals have been criticised by police, Home Office...

Jan 26 2023 6:07 pm
Israel/OPT: bloody Jenin raid latest example of apartheid against Palestinians

Israeli military raid on refugee camp killed at least nine people and injured 20 more Jenin at centre of Israel’s escalating military crackdown ‘Israel continues to enjoy total impunity for the system...

Jan 26 2023 4:49 pm
USA: Meta must monitor human rights risk of lifting Trump's ban

Social media giant must guard against inflammatory content re-appearing on former president’s Facebook and Instagram accounts After Capitol riots, Meta determined Trump had incited ‘violent...