Mar 31 2023 2:49 pm
Cambodia: Ten thousand families at world heritage site Angkor Wat forcefully evicted by government

10,000 families reportedly forced to leave their homes around temple complex denied adequate shelter, food and water ‘I choose to go with fear’ – resident of Angkor Wat UNESCO says it did not call for...

Mar 30 2023 2:12 pm
Thailand: 15-year-old detained for insulting the monarchy

Yok* called for country’s notorious lèse-majesté law to be scrapped during a protest Approaching 2,000 people detained for taking part in protests since 2020 ‘This development is yet one more...

Mar 29 2023 5:31 pm
Global Climate: ‘Landmark moment’ as UN backs call for ICJ to take action on climate change

Move by Pacific Island state of Vanuatu gains wide support In response to the UN General Assembly today calling on the International Court of Justice to provide an authoritative opinion on countries’...

Mar 29 2023 1:27 pm
Tech: Amnesty uncovers new spyware attacks targeting Google Android

In December, Amnesty alerted Google’s Threat Analysis Group to counter the attacks Billions of users of Android, Chrome and Linux were protected from spyware threats ‘We urgently need a global...

Mar 29 2023 10:37 am
UK: Home Office plans to house asylum seekers in barges is 'dismal'

In response to Home Office plans to house people seeking asylum in disused cruise ships, barges and barracks, Steve Valdez-Symonds, Amnesty International UK’s Refugee and Migrant Rights Director, said...

Mar 29 2023 10:11 am
Mexico: Fire in migrant detention centre is 'devastating'

In response to the devastating fire at a migrant detention center in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico where at least 40 migrants have died, Erika Guevara-Rosas, Amnesty International’s Americas Director, said:...

Mar 28 2023 5:30 pm
USA: Latest school shooting must lead to ban on assault weapons

In reaction to Monday’s shooting at Covenant School in Nashville, Tennessee, USA, Ernest Coverson, Amnesty International USA’s Director of Gun Violence Prevention, said: “The question we ask on a...

Mar 27 2023 6:31 pm
UK: Government is ‘bulldozing’ UK human rights - global human rights review

Amnesty’s global human rights report released Government is systematically dismantling core protections UK becoming a negative force for human rights on world stage ‘Britain needs to end this all-out...

Mar 27 2023 6:06 pm
Malaysia: Government makes historic move towards abolishing death sentence

In response to the introduction of bills to abolish the mandatory death penalty, Katrina Jorene Maliamauv, Amnesty International Malaysia’s Executive Director, said: “We welcome the Government's moves...

Mar 26 2023 4:14 pm
UK: Police must end ‘appalling’ use of strip searches against children

In response to findings announced today from the Children's Commissioner for England's report on police strip searching children, Ilyas Nagdee, Amnesty International UK’s Racial Justice Director, said...