Feb 11 2020 7:04 pm
Sudan: al-Bashir handover to ICC necessary move for justice for victims
Reacting to reports that the authorities in Sudan are considering handing over former President Omar al-Bashir and other indicted individuals to the International Criminal Court (ICC) to answer charge...
Feb 11 2020 4:27 pm
Northern Ireland: first same-sex marriage takes place
**Cáitlín and Holly in the above video are another same-sex couple amongst the first to be married legally in Northern Ireland** ‘This is a moment Northern Ireland will remember forever’ - Patrick Cor...
Feb 11 2020 1:09 pm
UK: Jamaica deportation a 'cruel' exile of people from their homes and families
A deportation flight to Jamaica took off from the UK in the early hours of this morning with an estimated 20 people on board. The deportation comes after a court of appeal judge ordered the Home Offic...
Feb 10 2020 4:58 pm
Brazil: Killing of Marielle Franco murder suspect 'raises more questions than answers'
Adriano da Nóbrega killed by police officers in Northern Brazil on Sunday In response to the death of Adriano da Nóbrega, a former policeman suspected of involvement in the murder of human rights defe...
Feb 10 2020 4:46 pm
Egypt: tortured Bologna University student must be released
Postgraduate student Patrick Zaki held at Cairo airport and interrogated for 17 hours while blindfolded Tortured at secret location, including with electric shocks Zaki is detained ‘solely for his hum...
Feb 10 2020 10:00 am
El Salvador: Deployment of security forces in parliament raises alarm over future of human rights
‘The Salvadoran people do not deserve to relive years of tragedy and state abuses’ - Erika Guevara-Rosas El Salvador has deployed armed police and military soldiers to its Legislative Assembly convene...
Feb 7 2020 4:40 pm
Groundbreaking book on open-source investigation to be launched at expert panel event
A groundbreaking new book on open-source investigation will be launched by an expert panel event being held at Amnesty International UK’s headquarters in east London on 26 February. The new 386-page p...
Feb 7 2020 3:56 pm
Russia: 'gay purge' journalist attacked by mob in Chechnya
Investigative journalist Elena Milashina and human rights lawyer Marina Dubrovina set upon in Grozny hotel Pair had arrived in Chechen for trial of local blogger who filmed expensive properties owned...
Feb 7 2020 12:35 pm
Pakistan: Public hangings are acts of 'unconscionable cruelty'
Responding to the adoption of a resolution in Pakistan’s lower house of parliament calling for public hangings for people convicted of sexual abuse and murder of children, Omar Waraich, Amnesty Intern...
Feb 7 2020 10:50 am
China: Death of coronavirus whistleblower doctor highlights human rights failings
Responding to the death of Li Wenliang, the Chinese doctor who was reprimanded by Wuhan police after he tried to issue the first warnings about the coronavirus, Nicholas Bequelin, Amnesty Internationa...