Sep 24 2018 12:01 am
China: One million people detained in mass 're-education' drive
China must end its campaign of systematic repression and shed light on the fate of up to one million predominantly Muslim people arbitrarily detained in the Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region (XUAR), A...
Sep 20 2018 3:12 pm
Venezuela: Government responsible for 'worst human rights crisis in its history' - new report
Statistics show boys and men between 12 and 29 years old most likely to be killed ‘President Maduro should guarantee the right to life, instead of taking the lives of the country's young people’ - Eri...
Sep 20 2018 11:43 am
Northern Ireland: woman who bought abortion pills for daughter in court to challenge prosecution
A mother who bought her daughter abortion pills will challenge her prosecution in a Belfast court today If challenge fails she could face a criminal trial and up to five years in prison ‘Five years of...
Sep 20 2018 11:31 am
Hungary: Conviction upheld for Syrian accused of terrorism for 'throwing stones'
Following a decision by a Hungarian appeal court today to uphold the conviction of Ahmed H, a Syrian man sentenced to prison last November for “ complicity in act of terror” during clashes with border...
Sep 20 2018 10:01 am
Northern Ireland: Westminster inquiry on abortion 'a welcome opportunity for change'
Amnesty International and the Family Planning Association have today welcomed the launch of an inquiry by the Women and Equalities Committee on abortion in Northern Ireland. The inquiry will consider...
Sep 20 2018 10:01 am
Northern Ireland: Westminster inquiry on abortion 'a welcome opportunity for change'
Amnesty International and the Family Planning Association have today welcomed the launch of an inquiry by the Women and Equalities Committee on abortion in Northern Ireland. The inquiry will consider...
Sep 20 2018 5:59 am
Egypt: repression now 'more extreme' than under Mubarak
New ‘Egypt, an Open-Air Prison for Critics’ campaign launched Since last December, at least 111 people detained for criticising president or human rights situation 35 people recently detained for prot...
Sep 19 2018 9:43 am
South Sudan: civilians hanged from trees and women gang-raped in fresh atrocities - report
Scores of testimonies tell of systematic rape, civilians burnt to death and run over with armoured vehicles, and children swung into tree trunks to kill them Government accused of giving ‘free rein’ t...
Sep 18 2018 1:02 pm
Yemen: 24 Baha'i people, including a child, face possible death sentences
Teenage girl among those facing serious charges, including alleged espionage ‘Once again, we are seeing trumped-up charges and flagrantly unfair proceedings used to persecute Yemeni Baha’is’ - Lynn Ma...
Sep 18 2018 11:40 am
USA: Congress should oppose Trump's 30,000 refugee cap
Historic average is 95,000 per year, and 70,000 was target even after 9/11 ‘This must be perceived as an all-out attack against our country’s ability to resettle refugees’ - Ryan Mace Reacting to news...