Jan 18 2019 7:29 pm
Nigeria: Satellite images show 'charred remains' of town after Boko Haram attack
New satellite images analysed by Amnesty International show the horrific aftermath of a Boko Haram attack that devastated the town of Rann, in the Borno State north-east Nigeria, displacing more than...
Jan 18 2019 5:06 pm
Northern Ireland: reported death threat against journalist condemned
Amnesty calls for death threat to be lifted Amnesty International has condemned a death threat made against a Northern Ireland journalist, reportedly made by “criminal elements”, and called for the th...
Jan 18 2019 3:15 pm
Sudan: children and doctors caught up in 'unbridled killing spree'
More killed as Sudanese security forces continue ‘deadly onslaught’ on protesters Amnesty has verified videos shared on social media of security forces opening fire on protesters Sudan’s security forc...
Jan 18 2019 2:51 pm
UK: 'Disturbing' Government failure to commit to Human Rights Act
Responding to the news that the UK Government has again failed to give assurances that it will not repeal or replace the Human Rights Act, Rachel Logan, legal programme director at Amnesty Internation...
Jan 18 2019 1:45 pm
USA: authorities must disclose full number of child separations
‘Ripping children from the arms of their parents or guardians is a brazen violation of human rights’ - Brian Griffey In response to a report yesterday from the USA’s Health and Human Services inspecto...
Jan 18 2019 11:20 am
Hungary: Release of Syrian man wrongly convicted of terrorism an 'overwhelming relief'
Ahmed H was jailed as part of Hungarian government’s crackdown on human rights Hungarian authorities ‘will stop at nothing to demonise refugees and migrants’ - Eda Seyhan Ahead of tomorrow’s early rel...
Jan 18 2019 9:06 am
Europe: Leaders manufacturing migration 'crisis' for political gain
European leaders are distorting the debate on migration for political gain and abandoning refugees and migrants at sea, Amnesty International said today (18 January) as it published a new analysis int...
Jan 16 2019 11:10 am
Kenya: Nairobi hotel attack must be effectively investigated
Responding to the attack on the Dusit D2 hotel complex in Nairobi yesterday, Irungu Houghton, Executive Director of Amnesty International Kenya, said: “According to media reports, the insurgent group...
Jan 15 2019 5:13 pm
Zimbabwe: 8 killed and 200 detained in crackdown on fuel price protests
Reports of security forces using firearms and teargas as crackdown on protesters escalates ‘Years of political and economic mismanagement has brought Zimbabwe’s economy to its knees’ - Muleya Mwananya...
Jan 15 2019 11:00 am
China: Revoke death sentence against Canadian for drug crimes
‘We have seen before that in highly-politicised cases the trial is often a mere spectacle with the outcome already decided’ - William Nee Responding to a death sentence given by a Chinese court to Can...