Apr 24 2018 6:09 pm
Israel: halt to forced deportations welcomed, but Africans still under pressure to leave
‘Israel is still conducting what it calls “voluntary” deportations, though in reality there is nothing voluntary about them’ - Magdalena Mughrabi Responding to the Israeli government’s declaration to...
Apr 24 2018 5:26 pm
USA/Mexico: members of migrant 'caravan' must be allowed to seek asylum
President Trump has made hostile statements and deployed National Guard ‘Seeking asylum is not a crime in the USA or anywhere’ - Erika Guevara-Rosas The US and Mexican authorities must stop demonising...
Apr 24 2018 3:55 pm
TURKEY: Thousands of Afghans swept up in ruthless deportation drive
At least 2,000 Afghans who fled to Turkey to escape conflict and the worst excesses of the Taliban are in detention and at imminent risk of being forced back to danger, Amnesty International said toda...
Apr 24 2018 3:05 pm
Amnesty responds to Leeds United's decision to tour Myanmar
Responding to Leeds United’s announcement that they are to tour Myanmar, Kate Allen, Director of Amnesty International UK, said: “It certainly seems like an odd choice of country to choose to tour. “T...
Apr 24 2018 2:39 pm
Brexit Bill: Lords have stood up for reason, rights and democracy
‘Whether you voted in or out, there is no need for Brexit to mean losing out on rights’ – Kate Allen Welcoming the amendments passed in the House of Lords to the Government’s flagship Brexit legislati...
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...