Oct 31 2023 3:46 pm
Lebanon: Israel has shelled border towns with white phosphorous - new evidence

Attack on town of Dhayra on 16 October must be investigated as a war crime Residents report extensive use of white phosphorous, causing injuries and widespread fires ‘The Israeli army must immediately...

Oct 31 2023 2:40 pm
UK: Keir Starmer's failure to call for Gaza ceasefire shows lack of 'principled leadership'

Commenting on Keir Starmer's speech on the Israel-Gaza crisis today, Sacha Deshmukh, Amnesty International UK’s Chief Executive, said: “In failing to call for an immediate ceasefire, Keir Starmer is...

Oct 31 2023 2:33 pm
Pakistan: Urgent call to reverse decision to expel Afghan refugees ahead of tomorrow's deadline

More than 1.4 million refugees at risk of being deported ‘This would particularly put women and girls in grave danger’ - Deprose Muchena Ahead of the Pakistan Government’s deadline for forced...

Oct 31 2023 1:11 pm
World Cup: FIFA must press for binding human rights commitments from 2030 and 2034 hosts

Saudi Arabia is only bidder for 2034, while Morocco/Portugal/Spain is sole 2030 bid Lack of competition to host tournaments risks undermining FIFA’s leverage, warns Sport & Rights Alliance ‘Human...

Oct 30 2023 5:12 pm
Ethiopia: Facebook algorithms contributed to human rights abuses against Tigrayans during conflict - New Report

Sixty-four-page report lays bare how Facebook’s algorithmic systems supercharged spread of harmful rhetoric targeting Tigrayan community Failures by Facebook owner Meta ultimately contributed to...

Oct 27 2023 11:15 pm
Israel/OPT: total communications blackout puts civilians in Gaza at even greater risk

‘This communications blackout means that it will be even more difficult to obtain critical information and evidence about human rights violations’ - Erika Guevara-Rosas Responding to reports of a...

Oct 27 2023 6:31 pm
Tech: social media companies must stem flow of online hate over Israel/OPT crisis

Significant number of social media posts have glorified Israeli authorities’ attacks on civilians in Gaza, while antisemitic hate has proliferated on X Palestinian accounts and advocates of...

Oct 26 2023 3:24 pm
Israel/OPT: Urgent call for an immediate ceasefire by all parties to end unprecedented civilian suffering 

Mounting evidence of war crimes by Israeli forces and Hamas Israeli air and ground strikes killing more than 6,500 people including at least 2,700 children ‘In the face of such unprecedented...

Oct 26 2023 12:47 pm
Iran: New wave of brutal attacks against Baluchi protesters and worshippers

Peaceful protests turn violent in Iran’s oppressed Baluchi minority in Zahedan, Sistan and Baluchistan province Eyewitness testimonies share children as young as ten beaten and detained ‘We have faced...

Oct 25 2023 4:23 pm
Saudi Arabia: Two young men at imminent risk of execution after Supreme Court decision issued in secret

Abdullah al-Derazi and Jalal Labbad sentenced to death for protesting against the regime This year alone, the Saudi authorities have executed 112 people ‘The young men could now be put to death at any...