Apr 24 2018 6:39 am
Trinidad and Tobago: Deportation of 82 Venezuelans violates human rights obligations
Trinidad and Tobago must guarantee and protect the rights of all asylum seekers and refugees, said Amnesty International in an open letter to Prime Minister Keith Rowley today, following the deportati...
Apr 23 2018 4:11 pm
El Salvador: Government must approve bill to decriminalise 'sickeningly unjust' abortion ban
At least 23 women remain in prison under the total abortion ban The Government of El Salvador has just one week left to approve a bill which would decriminalise abortion before the current legislative...
Apr 21 2018 5:47 pm
Nicaragua: 'crude and violent' response to protests condemned
At least ten killed in social security protests, with state security officials reportedly attacking protesters The authorities in Nicaragua must immediately stop repressing demonstrators and protect t...
Apr 20 2018 8:50 pm
USA: Trump administration undermines State Department's new human rights report
Previous assertions from State Department officials and reports of directives to remove passages on issues like reproductive rights and discrimination indicate that the department’s newly-published an...
Apr 20 2018 4:57 pm
Liberia: war lord 'Jungle Jabbah' jailed for 30 years in USA
Responding to the news that Mohammed Jabateh, a former Liberian war lord known as ‘Jungle Jabbah’ now living in the US, has been sentenced to 30 years for immigration fraud and perjury due to failure...
Apr 20 2018 4:55 pm
NFL's Colin Kaepernick named as Amnesty International's 2018 'Ambassador of Conscience'
US quarterback Kaepernick renowned for anthem kneeling protest “This is an award that I share with all of the countless people throughout the world combating the human rights violations of police offi...
Apr 20 2018 3:21 pm
Indonesia: Unmarried couples caned for public affection in 'an act of utmost cruelty'
Responding to the news that several people were caned – including unmarried couples, punished for showing affection in public, and two women sex workers – in Aceh today, Usman Hamid, executive directo...
Apr 20 2018 7:00 am
Clubs, players and celebrity fans take part in Amnesty's 'Football Welcomes' weekend
More than half of Premier League football clubs - including Arsenal, Everton, Crystal Palace, Tottenham Hotspur, Newcastle United and Leicester City - taking part in Amnesty’s Football Welcomes initia...
Apr 19 2018 12:00 am
Drones: call for 'full public inquiry' into UK's secret involvement in US attacks
Four RAF bases in Yorkshire, Cambridgeshire, Lincolnshire and Northamptonshire heavily implicated in deadly US drone attacks Highly secretive drones programme has already killed hundreds of civilians...
Apr 18 2018 6:10 pm
Greece: court ruling on asylum-seekers kept on six Aegean islands welcomed
‘The authorities must now allow all newly arriving asylum-seekers into mainland Greece’ - Irem Arf Responding to a Greek court ruling that annuls a government decision to force asylum-seekers arriving...