Jan 10 2019 3:49 pm
Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe: airing of arrest video is 'sinister'
Responding to the airing on Iranian state television of video footage showing the UK charity worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe being arrested at Tehran’s Imam Khomeini airport in 2016, Kate Allen, Amne...
Jan 10 2019 1:05 pm
Azerbaijan: European Court win for journalist who faced sex-tape ordeal
‘Khadija is one of many journalists and activists who have been targeted as part of the Azerbaijani government’s ruthless crackdown on dissent’ - Levan Asatiani The European Court of Human Rights (ECH...
Jan 10 2019 12:21 pm
Guantánamo still a 'stain' on USA's human rights record
40 detainees still held at notorious military prison opened 17 years ago The military prison at Guantánamo Bay remains a stain on the human rights record of the United States and a location for ongoin...
Jan 9 2019 4:10 pm
Northern Ireland: Westminster urged to lift ban on same-sex marriage on anniversary of Stormont collapse
Amnesty International UK, Stonewall, the Trades Union Congress and the NUS call for marriage equality in Northern Ireland as the region marks two years without a sitting Assembly Amnesty International...
Jan 9 2019 2:44 pm
Malta: Refugee boat finally allowed to dock after European government's 'inhumane failure'
Responding to news that Malta will allow two ships that have been stranded at sea for almost three weeks with 49 people on board to dock, Elisa De Pieri, Amnesty International’s Researcher on Southern...
Jan 9 2019 12:56 pm
Thailand: Detained Bahraini footballer must be allowed to return to Australia
Hakeem al-Araibi, the former international footballer, risks torture and death if he is returned to Bahrain from Thailand, Amnesty International warned today. Al-Araibi and his wife have now been held...
Jan 9 2019 8:31 am
Thailand: Amnesty welcomes Saudi woman's refugee protection
Responding to news that the UN have granted refugee status to Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun, an 18-year old Saudi woman, and put her forward for resettlement to Australia, Samah Hadid, Amnesty International...
Jan 8 2019 2:09 pm
New video highlights UK's 'moral hypocrisy' on arms sales to Saudi Arabia
‘2019 needs to be the year the UK finally does the right thing and ends its shameful Saudi arms shipments’ - Kate Allen Amnesty International has renewed its longstanding call on the UK Government to...
Jan 8 2019 11:07 am
Northern Ireland: two-year Stormont deadlock has 'trapped rights in political limbo'
Ahead of the two-year anniversary of the collapse of Northern Ireland’s devolved government (9 January), Patrick Corrigan, Amnesty’s Northern Ireland Programme Director, said: “For two years the peopl...
Jan 7 2019 5:38 pm
Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe: prison authorities’ reprisals against her are ‘disgraceful’
Responding to reports that the Iranian prison authorities have prevented the jailed UK charity worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe from having a regular telephone call with her husband Richard after an a...