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Jan 28 2021 12:05 pm
Nigeria: Cover up of Lekki Toll Gate massacre continues, 100 days after killings

Nigerian authorities continue to cover up the truth about the brutal crackdown by security forces on peaceful #EndSARS protesters that led to the Lekki Toll Gate massacre, Amnesty International...

Jan 28 2021 7:32 am
Poland: Roll back of reproductive rights is dark day for Polish women

Following the publication by the Polish Constitutional Tribunal of the ruling invalidating the constitutionality of access to abortion on the ground of “severe and irreversible foetal defect or...

Jan 27 2021 9:08 pm
Sri Lanka: UK must spearhead international push for justice following damning UN report

The UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) must take urgent steps to address the worsening human rights situation in Sri Lanka Amnesty International said today, following the release of a damning UN report...

Jan 27 2021 12:09 pm
Mother and baby: survivors’ meeting to discuss next steps in campaign for justice

‘It is a huge relief that the truth is finally emerging. However, we still have a long road ahead of us, this is nowhere near finished’ – Mechelle Dillon ‘We have been overwhelmed with survivors...

Jan 27 2021 12:01 am
Belarus: Protesters tortured and 'mercilessly beaten' following post-election protests - New Report

More than 900 abuses by police logged, but not one criminal investigation has yet been launched At least 27,000 people arbitrarily detained, and hundreds tortured “The international community cannot...

Jan 26 2021 3:59 pm
Call to Ban Facial Recognition Technology that amplifies racist policing

Amnesty International has today launched a global campaign to ban the use of facial recognition systems, a form of mass surveillance that amplifies racist policing and threatens the right to protest...

Jan 26 2021 3:40 pm
Northern Ireland: Mother and baby inquiry must deliver long-awaited truth and justice for survivors

The promise made today by the Northern Ireland Executive that an inquiry process co-designed with survivors will be undertaken, following the publication of a shocking report into Mother and Baby...

Jan 25 2021 12:00 am
Egypt: detainees in severely overcrowded jails being denied healthcare - new report

Ten years on from 2011 protests, Sisi’s jails now packed with those at forefront of reform movement Detainees in twice-capacity jails denied healthcare and at complete mercy of guards Report charts...

Jan 23 2021 3:57 pm
Russia: 1,330 Navalny protesters must be released immediately

Amnesty monitors report ‘indiscriminate beatings’ and ‘preventive arrests’ overall number of detainees exceeds 1,330 Navalny video on Putin’s Palace viewed by more than 55 million Amnesty...

Jan 21 2021 8:51 am
Amnesty and FA launch guide for increasing refugee women's participation in football

Amnesty International UK, in partnership with the English Football Association, have today launched a free guide and online training series which aims to increase refugee women’s participation in...