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Aug 3 2021 5:30 pm
Ukraine: Vitaly Shishov's death must be thoroughly investigated

Shishov headed the Belarusian House in Ukraine group, helping those who left Belarus Several political exiles, including Belarusians, have been murdered in Ukraine in recent years ‘The circumstances...

Aug 3 2021 3:19 pm
Nicaragua: Fears of deepening human rights crisis as Ortega announces new presidential bid

Daniel Ortega seeking fourth presidential term in November election More than 100,000 people have already fled country ‘Ortega holds a position in which he will be protected from any investigation...

Aug 2 2021 11:59 pm
Saudi Arabia: fresh persecution following country's presidency of G20 - new report

Crackdown has seen jump in executions and jailings by notorious anti-terror court At least 39 people currently behind bars for their activism ‘As soon as the G20 spotlight on Saudi Arabia faded the...

Aug 2 2021 6:31 pm
Colombia: Authorities used lethal force to 'instil fear' among protesters

Particularly brutal tactics used in city of Cali, which has large Afro-descendant population At least 28 people killed between 28 April and 28 June, with approximately 2,000 detained and more than 300...

Aug 2 2021 2:32 pm
Northern Ireland: Call for new investigation into 2001 murder of journalist Martin O’Hagan

Amnesty International has backed National Union of Journalists (NUJ) calls for a fresh investigation into the murder of journalist Martin O'Hagan, ahead of the twentieth anniversary of his killing...

Aug 2 2021 12:36 pm
Lebanon: authorities 'brazenly' obstructing investigation into Beirut explosion

One year on from devastating port blast, victims still battling attempts to block investigation ‘It is astounding to see how far the Lebanese authorities are prepared to go to shield themselves from...

Aug 2 2021 12:07 pm
Belarus: Lukashenko makes sport a 'battleground' for athletes who dare to speak out against government

Krystsina Tsimanouskaya among many athletes in Belarus facing reprisals from the government Yelena Leuchanka, two-time Olympic champion basketball player spent over two weeks in notorious Akrestsina...

Jul 30 2021 1:05 pm
World's top ten venture capital firms all failing over human rights due diligence - new report

Eight of top ten firms showed no evidence they even checked whether their investments could be linked to human rights abuses Only one company from more than 50 is close to recognised UN standards VC...

Jul 30 2021 12:08 pm
Myanmar: Military threatening health workers amid Covid-19 surge

Military reportedly hoarding oxygen, contributing to a national shortage Jailed opponents of military among those at risk “The military authorities have driven the country’s already fragile healthcare...

Jul 30 2021 10:51 am
UK: Home Office 'forcing people to live in squalor is a repeated scandal'

In response to reports that people seeking asylum, including women and babies, are being held in shocking conditions at a unit in Dover, Steve Valdez-Symonds, Refugee and Migrant Rights Director at...