Dec 5 2019 12:29 pm
Slovakia: rejection of regressive abortion law 'a victory for women's rights'
Following a vote today rejecting a bill that would have forced women seeking an abortion to view an ultrasound scan of the embryo or foetus, Monica Costa Riba, Amnesty’s Senior Campaigner on Women’s R...
Dec 4 2019 4:04 pm
China: US passes Uyghur human rights act
Responding to the passage of the Uyghur Human Rights Policy Act in the United States Senate and House of Representatives , Francisco Bencosme, the Asia Pacific advocacy manager at Amnesty Internationa...
Dec 4 2019 12:01 am
Seven in 10 people want 'Big Tech' regulated over personal data fears - new poll
Seven in ten people (73%) want governments to do more to regulate Big Tech companies amid concerns with how their personal data is being used, a new Amnesty International poll has revealed. People wor...
Dec 2 2019 5:15 pm
Tanzania: withdrawal of individuals' and NGOs' rights to access African Court will deepen repression
Tanzania: Withdrawal of individual rights to African Court will deepen repression The Tanzanian government has withdrawn the right of individuals and NGOs to directly file cases against it at the Arus...
Dec 2 2019 3:55 pm
Iran: death toll from protests crackdown exceeds 200
Latest reports show 208 have been killed - including dozens in Shahriar city - while actual number is likely to be higher still Families of dead threatened and warned not to talk to media or hold fune...
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...