Nov 29 2019 5:04 pm
Amnesty's open-source Raqqa investigation wins award
‘Digital Verification Corps’ given prestigious Times Higher Education award ‘This collaboration has pioneered some of the most cutting-edge human rights research in the world today’ - Sam Dubberley Ca...
Nov 29 2019 3:01 pm
Sudan: repeal of public order laws a step forward for women's rights
“The transitional government must now ensure that the entire oppressive public order regime is abolished" - Seif Magango Reacting to the Sudanese government’s decision to repeal the country's public o...
Nov 29 2019 1:56 pm
UK: call for NATO to 'get own house in order' over Syria attacks
Military alliance set to meet amid tight security near Watford next week Mounting evidence of possible Turkish and US-led Coalition war crimes in Syria ‘Does NATO care about the beleaguered civilians...
Nov 29 2019 1:03 pm
Lebanon: protesters tortured in military detention - new testimonies
Protesters describe being dragged from the street, set upon by stick-wielding military officials, and tortured in secret detention Two men say they were blindfolded and subjected to mock executions ‘D...
Nov 29 2019 12:01 am
Governments failing to protect women activists from increasing attacks – new report
Women activists subjected to sexual violence, smear campaigns and threats ‘Governments must live up to their commitment to ensure these activists can operate freely and safely’ – Kumi Naidoo Governmen...
Nov 28 2019 4:40 pm
Iraq: 'street filled with blood', as security forces kill 25 at Nasiriyah protest
Eyewitnesses describe security forces shooting to kill in bridge protest attack ‘It is like an execution, direct shooting at the head’ - eyewitness to the violence ‘This bloodbath must stop now’ - Lyn...
Nov 27 2019 10:19 am
Northern Ireland: Amnesty urges 1,200 schools to let pupils strike for climate
Letter to school principals comes ahead of latest global climate strike on Friday 29 November ‘The strike falls close to the general election and we need to allow students to show their passion on thi...
Nov 27 2019 12:00 am
Egypt: state prosecution body is 'central tool of repression' under Sisi - new report
Supreme State Security Prosecution misuses powers to hold journalists and protesters in pre-trial detention, with detentions averaging 345 days Much-feared prosecution body systematically fails to inv...
Nov 26 2019 5:07 pm
Lebanon: pro-government attackers on motorbikes torch protest camps
Protesters’ tents set on fire and protesters chased down alleys by organised gangs armed with knives and steel batons Attacks across past two nights ‘could well signal a dangerous escalation’ - Lynn M...
Nov 26 2019 9:03 am
Turkey: Amnesty's ex-Director and honorary Chair must be acquitted in absurd 'terror' trial
Prosecution’s summing-up expected after more than two years More than two years after they were first detained, Amnesty Turkey’s Honorary Chair, Former Director and nine other human rights defenders m...