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Mar 3 2021 5:00 pm
Mexico: Women subjected to sexual violence at gender rights protest - new report

Amnesty investigation reveals the extreme force used by law enforcement on women protesters Sexual violence and femicide has been largely ignored or downplayed by the Mexican government ‘Make no...

Mar 3 2021 4:52 pm
Israel / OPT: International Criminal Court will investigate 'war crimes' in Palestinian territories

Historic breakthrough as Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court confirms investigation in Occupied Palestinian Territories ‘A clear message to all perpetrators of crimes under international...

Mar 3 2021 4:41 pm
Ghana: Authorities must end discrimination against LGBTI people and activists

Consensual sexual relations between men are still criminalised in Ghana President Nana Akufo-Addo has stated that legalising same-sex marriage will never happen under his presidency Authorities in...

Mar 3 2021 8:44 am
Strong public support for Human Rights Act after Covid crisis

There is no appetite to amend the Human Rights Act and the coronavirus pandemic has highlighted the need for strong human rights protection more than ever, said Amnesty International today (3 March)...

Mar 2 2021 3:33 pm
Mozambique: Civilians killed as war crimes committed in Cabo Delgado conflict - new report

Hundreds of civilians killed as conflict continues to rage in Cabo Delgado Indiscriminate attacks carried out by Dyck Advisory Group, dropping grenades and firing into crowds Hundreds of civilians in...

Mar 2 2021 9:44 am
Poland: Acquittal of women over rainbow halo posters 'the right decision'

Three human rights activists were charged with ‘offending religious beliefs’ with Virgin Mary image Authorities must stop using criminal justice system to target human rights activists ‘They had...

Feb 26 2021 2:32 pm
Sri Lanka: End of forced cremations for coronavirus victims restores dignity for Muslim burials

Responding to the Sri Lankan authorities’ decision to end the practice of forced cremations for victims of COVID-19, Yamini Mishra, Amnesty International’s South Asia Director, said: “This is a long...

Feb 26 2021 11:50 am
UK/Iran: 'countdown to reunion' for Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe

After five years in detention, the UK national is due for release on 7 March ‘We’re within days of the finishing line’ - Kate Allen ‘Is she going to be finally let go? Or is there going to be a new...

Feb 25 2021 12:57 pm
Ethiopia: Eritrean troops massacred hundreds of Tigray civilians - new evidence

Survivors of mass killing in town of Axum describe extrajudicial executions - scale of atrocities may amount to crime against humanity Satellite images reveal evidence consistent with new burial sites...

Feb 25 2021 9:23 am
Cyprus: Police violence must be investigated, and protest ban lifted

Witness testimonies and video evidence show excessive use of force by police against protesters ‘The police were throwing stun grenades among the crowd. There were people on the ground, spitting blood...