Aug 31 2023 3:34 pm
Saudi Arabia: 'ludicrous' death sentence against retired teacher for tweets must be quashed

Mohammad bin Nasser al-Ghamdi, 54, was accused of ‘using his accounts on Twitter and YouTube to follow and promote individuals who seek to destabilise public order’ Al-Ghamdi’s brother, resident in...

Aug 31 2023 11:41 am
China: International response to crimes against humanity in Xinjiang is ‘woefully inadequate’

Today marks one year since damning UN report on mass human rights abuses in region Urgent need for an independent international mechanism to investigate crimes ‘Families of those who have been...

Aug 30 2023 2:41 pm
Uganda: Death penalty case against 20-year-old man for 'aggravated homosexuality' must be dropped immediately

Fifth Ugandan to be charged with an offence under the country’s new Anti-Homosexuality Act Man is currently in prison and his case will be heard on Friday 1 September ‘Charging this person with an...

Aug 29 2023 4:26 pm
Zimbabwe: authorities must investigate reports of abduction and torture of opposition activist

Nelson Mukwenha allegedly apprehended at his home in Harare after helping to prevent the abduction of a Citizens Coalition for Change spokesperson at a press conference Country has history of...

Aug 29 2023 11:44 am
UK: James Cleverly ‘must challenge’ Chinese government over ever-expanding repression

Foreign Secretary should make a public call for the release of businessman Jimmy Lai and others jailed in Hong Kong, and an end to harassment of exiles in UK Cleverly should tackle Chinese authorities...

Aug 25 2023 7:33 pm
Israel/OPT: Child detainee's home to be demolished under Israeli apartheid rule

The Israeli Supreme Court today (25 August) approved the punitive demolition of the family home of a 13-year-old Palestinian boy who has spent the past six months in pre-trial detention on unfair...

Aug 25 2023 6:59 am
Myanmar: Meta must pay reparations to Rohingya people for role in ethnic cleansing

Call comes on sixth anniversary of mass violence against Rohingya by Myanmar military Rohingya refugee Maung Sawyeddollah makes impassioned appeal to Mark Zuckerberg - saying ‘Can’t you see your role...

Aug 24 2023 6:16 pm
Zimbabwe: Elections marred by voter intimidation, arrests and internet shutdowns

Around 40 people from civil society groups arrested Shadowy organisation with alleged linked to ruling party reportedly engaged in voter intimidation ‘The Zimbabwean authorities must guarantee...

Aug 24 2023 6:02 pm
Lebanon: homophobic attack on bar in Beirut condemned

Members of Jnoud El-Rab Christian group attacked people on the premises of the Madame Om bar, saying LGBTQ+ people were ‘satanic’ Lebanese politicians and religious leaders have recently made a string...

Aug 24 2023 1:03 pm
UK: Latest immigration figures reveal 'disgraceful' asylum backlog

New Home Office quarterly immigration statistics show record number of unresolved asylum cases, with 175,000 people currently waiting for the Home Office to decide asylum claims Draconian asylum...