Jun 29 2023 6:35 pm
UK: Government must push China to scrap brutal Hong Kong National Security Law

30 June marks three years since the National Security Law was implemented At least 243 people have been arrested since law came into force ‘The UK government must increase pressure on the Hong Kong...

Jun 29 2023 10:41 am
UK: Scrapping of Government's 'shameful' Rwanda scheme is welcome

In response to the Court of Appeal ruling that UK law does not permit the Government to move forward with its highly controversial Rwanda refugee forced relocation policy, Sacha Deshmukh, Amnesty...

Jun 28 2023 4:37 pm
Malta: Government's backtrack on abortion bill will endanger lives

Parliament partially decriminalises abortion Malta and Andorra are the only countries in Europe with total bans on abortion ‘It is deeply disappointing that the Government has chosen to backtrack from...

Jun 27 2023 8:54 pm
UK: Government’s ditching Rights Removal Bill is welcome first step

In reaction to the announcement that the Government is scrapping the dangerous Bill of Rights Bill, Sacha Deshmukh, Amnesty International UK’s Chief Executive, said: “It is welcome that the Government...

Jun 27 2023 10:27 am
Northern Ireland: Police must end 'appalling' practice of strip searching children immediately

In response to the Policing Board’s human rights review of the Police Service of Northern Ireland’s (PSNI) practice of strip searching children, published today (Tuesday), Patrick Corrigan, Amnesty...

Jun 26 2023 6:40 pm
USA: UN Special Rapporteur’s findings reinforce urgent need to close Guantánamo

Scathing report reviews indefinite detention and human rights violations against 780 Muslim men and boys The report is the first time a UN Rapporteur has been allowed to conduct an in-depth visit...

Jun 23 2023 1:56 pm
Northern Ireland: Majority of the UK public are against the Troubles Bill - New Poll

Amnesty commissioned a poll across the UK to gauge opinion about the Troubles Bill Nine in ten UK adults said that people should still be prosecuted for serious crimes, even if they were committed...

Jun 23 2023 11:22 am
UK: new bill to ban councils from adopting ethical procurement policies condemned as 'outrageous'

Bill would make it unlawful for public bodies to make decisions about procurement or investment policies on ethical and human rights grounds Unique status given to Israel in bill shows legislation...

Jun 23 2023 1:01 am
Morocco/Spain: 'Deliberate cover up' of migrant carnage at Melilla border continues 

At least 76 people still missing and 22 unidentified bodies still at a morgue in Morocco Mounting evidence of crimes under international law by both Spanish and Moroccan governments at the Melilla...

Jun 22 2023 1:37 pm
Paris Summit: Major ‘rethink’ on global finance needed to help poorest cope with climate crisis

Governments, private creditors and international financial institutions should consider debt restructuring and cancellation ‘We urge the summit’s participants to recognise the urgency of this...