May 23 2023 2:20 pm
Vietnam: Authorities must drop charges against satirist for ‘Salt Bae’ video

Bui Tuan Lam, whose trial starts tomorrow, faces 12 years in jail if convicted under country’s repressive Article 117 Satirist and activist held for almost a year in pre-trial detention with no access...

May 20 2023 8:24 am
UK/Italy: Gary Lineker to receive 'Sport and Human Rights' award in Rome

Gary Lineker will receive a “Sport and Human Rights” award at a ceremony in Rome on Wednesday 24 May (13:00 local time). Lineker, a staunch advocate for the rights of refugees and migrants, will...

May 19 2023 5:02 pm
Iran: execution of tortured protesters is 'horrifying'

Majid Kazemi, Saleh Mirhashemi and Saeed Yaghoubi executed this morning after grossly unfair trial Bodies of the three men buried in separate locations amid heavy security presence ‘Governments must...

May 19 2023 9:50 am
Kenya: LGBTI refugees at risk of rape and violence at Kakuma refugee camp - New Report

Research carried out over five years highlights dangers facing LGBTI people at Kakuma camp Report details extreme violence suffered by LGBTI residents, both as a result of their immigration status and...

May 18 2023 10:08 am
UK: Government seeks to water down treaty which could allow war criminals to go free

British officials in Slovenia pushing for weaker rules despite UK supporting international justice measures for Ukraine ‘This alarming move could let suspected torturers and war criminals escape...

May 17 2023 5:43 pm
Iran: three protesters face imminent execution with families told it was their last prison visit

Majid Kazemi, Saleh Mirhashemi and Saeed Yaghoubi, from city of Esfahan, were subjected to unfair trials and allegedly tortured Families mounting desperate protest outside prison from 10pm tonight...

May 16 2023 1:14 pm
Northern Ireland: Police figures reveal ‘deeply worrying’ rise in hate crimes

New PSNI report shows increase in sectarian, disability and transphobic hate crimes On average, more than eight hate-motivated incidents reported to police every day ‘The police - and the Northern...

May 16 2023 1:10 pm
Greece: prosecution appeal prolongs ordeal of Seán Binder and Sarah Mardini

The refugee rescue volunteers were originally arrested in 2018 after helping refugees and migrants at risk of drowning Pair may still face charges of espionage and forgery which can carry sentences of...

May 16 2023 1:00 am
Global use of death penalty at highest rate for five years - new report

More than a third of recorded executions were for drugs offences, a clear breach of international law Iran carried out a colossal 576 executions and Saudi Arabia 196, its highest number in 30 years...

May 13 2023 11:10 am
USA: Biden’s new border rules are cruel and chaotic

Delegation of leading rights organisations visits border as Title 42 withdrawn Many people at the border are fleeing escalating cartel violence ‘It’s time to step up and address this humanitarian...