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Jan 10 2022 7:31 pm
Australia: Djokovic saga sheds light on government's 'shameful refugee policies'

Responding to the judgement delivered in tennis star Novak Djokovic’s appeal against the Australian government’s decision to cancel his visa, Dr Graham Thom, Amnesty International Australia’s Refugee...

Jan 7 2022 4:40 pm
Guantánamo: renewed call for closure of infamous prison ahead of 20th anniversary

Tuesday 11 January marks 20 years since first detainees were taken to the military base under President Bush ‘President Biden must uphold his commitment to close Guantánamo once and for all’ - Daphne...

Jan 7 2022 3:01 pm
Kazakhstan: president's 'fire without warning' announcement is recipe for disaster

Thousands reportedly in detention amid fears of large death toll Russian and other troops mobilised against unspecified ‘external threat’ ‘This blanket order not to provide warning is extremely...

Jan 7 2022 1:46 pm
Poland: Pegasus spyware used to hack Polish senator - 'shocking but not surprising'

Powerful spyware from the Israeli surveillance company NSO Group was used to hack Krzysztof Brejza multiple times in 2019 Amnesty International has independently confirmed that Pegasus spyware was...

Jan 7 2022 12:21 pm
Amnesty Media Awards 2022: Krishnan Guru-Murthy announced as host

Judges for each category announced Closing date for entries is 20 January 2022: https://amnesty-media-awards.org.uk/ Amnesty International UK is pleased to announce…

Jan 5 2022 4:39 pm
Kazakhstan: repressive response to mass fuel protests condemned

Mass protests triggered over rapidly increasing prices for liquefied petroleum gas Police have reportedly arrested at least 200 protesters ‘For years, the government has relentlessly persecuted...

Dec 31 2021 12:01 am
Covid-19: wealthy countries and pharma companies have 'catastrophically failed' over equal vaccine access

Despite pledges, Pfizer and Moderna delivering less than 1% of their stock to low-income countries The world has produced billions of vaccines, yet only 7% of people in low-income countries have...

Dec 29 2021 12:14 pm
Hong Kong: Stand News shuts down following 'chilling' arrests

Responding to the arrests of current and former senior executives and board members of Hong Kong media outlet Stand News for alleged “seditious publication” this morning, Kyle Ward, Amnesty...

Dec 29 2021 11:14 am
Russia: closure of human rights group highlights accelerating attacks on civil society

Closure of Human Rights Center Memorial comes a day after its sister organisation was ordered to disband by the Supreme Court The organisations are among the oldest and most respected human rights...

Dec 28 2021 11:38 am
Russia: Closure of International Memorial is a 'blatant attack on civil society'

Russia’s Supreme Court shuts down human rights organisation Founded in 1989, International Memorial is one of Russia’s most respected civil society organisations in the country ‘The decision to shut...