Feb 28 2023 4:21 pm
Myanmar: Shipping companies still transporting aviation fuel despite war crimes - new evidence

Recent shipments have involved companies based in Thailand, India, Japan, Greece, Luxembourg, Singapore and Switzerland Myanmar military has carried out hundreds of airstrikes in the past two years...

Feb 27 2023 8:18 pm
Sri Lanka: One person killed and dozens injured after police attack peaceful protesters

Responding to the news that one protester was killed and dozens injured as a result of the unlawful use of water cannons and tear gas by police in Colombo, Sri Lanka on Sunday, Harindrini Corea...

Feb 27 2023 3:46 pm
Italy: Tragic deaths at sea must be wake-up call for European governments to set up safe routes for migrants

Responding to the tragic shipwreck off the coast of Steccato di Cutro, Italy, in which at least 62 migrants, including children, lost their lives, Eve Geddie, Amnesty International’s Europe Director...

Feb 25 2023 12:18 pm
More than 30 countries sign up to draw legal red lines on killer robots

Reacting to the signing of a communiqué by more than 30 countries in Costa Rica calling for international legal controls on killer robots, Agnès Callamard, Amnesty International’s Secretary General...

Feb 23 2023 10:45 am
UK: Asylum questionnaire is 'too little, too late'

New Home Office statistics show asylum claims backlog topping 160,000 ‘Refusing asylum to people who have good claims by making unreasonable bureaucratic demands is a recipe for more injustice’ -...

Feb 22 2023 6:50 pm
UK: Arrests of peaceful tree protesters in Northamptonshire 'deeply disturbing'

Four activists in Wellingborough - including an 84-year-old - were arrested by Northants Police for protesting against felling of historically-important trees Local council has apparently condemned 61...

Feb 22 2023 10:20 am
UK: Judgement on Shamima Begum's citizenship is 'disappointing'

Responding to news that Shamima Begum has lost her appeal at the Special Immigration Appeals Tribunal over the stripping of her UK citizenship, Steve Valdez-Symonds, Amnesty International UK’s Refugee...

Feb 22 2023 12:00 am
Ukraine: justice efforts must be stepped up

Year on from start of Putin’s war of aggression, international justice mechanisms need greater support Tens of thousands of cases of war crimes have already been filed ‘The hands of Vladimir Putin and...

Feb 19 2023 1:47 pm
Tunisia: case of two LGBTQ+ people jailed under 'deeply homophobic' law being appealed

Trans woman and gay man convicted under article 230 of country’s penal code in December Pair were arrested along with six others in a police raid on 11 December ‘It is appalling and unacceptable that...

Feb 17 2023 4:57 pm
Russia: jailed human rights activist missing for a month

Andrei Pivovarov, former head of Open Russia group, ‘disappeared’ in Russia’s vast prisoner transportation system since 18 January Human rights defender sentenced to four years in a penal colony for...