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Aug 5 2021 5:03 pm
Egypt: 'deeply disturbing' propaganda video shows military killings

Celebratory footage of Egyptian military’s North Sinai operations shows ‘cold-blooded killings’, with one man shot at close range while sleeping in a tent Call for Egypt’s Public Prosecutor to...

Aug 5 2021 12:43 pm
UK: Renewed call for safe asylum routes as perilous Channel crossings reaches new high

In response to reports that English Channel crossings have reached a new high, Steve Valdez-Symonds, Refugee and Migrant Rights Director at Amnesty International UK, said: “The reason people are...

Aug 5 2021 11:56 am
Nigeria: At least 115 killed by security forces within four months in country's southeast - Investigation

More than 500 arrested after police and military raids Catalogue of human rights violations and crimes committed under international law in Imo, Anambra and Abia states Allegations of torture and ill...

Aug 4 2021 6:27 pm
Iran: man originally arrested aged 15 secretly executed

Sajad Sanjari, 26, was hanged at dawn on Monday with his family only informed afterwards and told to collect his body During his trial in 2012, the court said he had reached ‘maturity’ at 15 on the...

Aug 3 2021 5:30 pm
Ukraine: Vitaly Shishov's death must be thoroughly investigated

Shishov headed the Belarusian House in Ukraine group, helping those who left Belarus Several political exiles, including Belarusians, have been murdered in Ukraine in recent years ‘The circumstances...

Aug 3 2021 3:19 pm
Nicaragua: Fears of deepening human rights crisis as Ortega announces new presidential bid

Daniel Ortega seeking fourth presidential term in November election More than 100,000 people have already fled country ‘Ortega holds a position in which he will be protected from any investigation...

Aug 2 2021 11:59 pm
Saudi Arabia: fresh persecution following country's presidency of G20 - new report

Crackdown has seen jump in executions and jailings by notorious anti-terror court At least 39 people currently behind bars for their activism ‘As soon as the G20 spotlight on Saudi Arabia faded the...

Aug 2 2021 6:31 pm
Colombia: Authorities used lethal force to 'instil fear' among protesters

Particularly brutal tactics used in city of Cali, which has large Afro-descendant population At least 28 people killed between 28 April and 28 June, with approximately 2,000 detained and more than 300...

Aug 2 2021 2:32 pm
Northern Ireland: Call for new investigation into 2001 murder of journalist Martin O’Hagan

Amnesty International has backed National Union of Journalists (NUJ) calls for a fresh investigation into the murder of journalist Martin O'Hagan, ahead of the twentieth anniversary of his killing...

Aug 2 2021 12:36 pm
Lebanon: authorities 'brazenly' obstructing investigation into Beirut explosion

One year on from devastating port blast, victims still battling attempts to block investigation ‘It is astounding to see how far the Lebanese authorities are prepared to go to shield themselves from...