Sep 28 2020 10:03 am
Michaela Coel, Gary Lineker, Olivia Colman, Kate Moss, Emma Thompson, Adrian Lester, Gwendoline Christie, Chiwetel Ejiofor and Helen Mirren amongst 70 stars to sign letter urging PM to reunite refugee families

Celebrities call to make safe and legal routes available so that fewer people will feel compelled to make dangerous Channel crossings Sir Patrick Stewart, Adwoa Aboah, Neil Gaiman, Richard Curtis and...

Sep 24 2020 5:32 pm
Iran: four men sentenced to have fingers amputated for theft

The men - from West Azerbaijan province - were tortured into making false confessions More than 100 people have suffered amputation punishments in recent years ‘Carrying out such unspeakably inhumane...

Sep 24 2020 1:06 pm
UK: Amnesty issues stark warning over Covert Human Intelligence Sources (Criminal Conduct) Bill

Responding to the introduction of the Covert Human Intelligence Sources (Criminal Conduct) Bill in Parliament today which could see MI5 agents and other Government bodies legally authorised to commit...

Sep 23 2020 11:55 pm
Libya: EU must stop 'collaborating' with horrific abuse of refugees - new report

EU-supported Libyan Coast Guard intercepted more than 8,000 people in Mediterranean so far this year, forcing them back to high-risk Libya Testimony from more than 30 refugees and migrants provides...

Sep 23 2020 8:42 pm
USA: Breonna Taylor case highlights need for police reform

Amnesty USA has written to Kentucky attorney general raising serious concerns over police tactics used in Taylor raid Authorities need to allow peaceful protests over the killing ‘This case must serve...

Sep 23 2020 5:32 pm
EU: New measures on migration will have 'dire consequences'

‘This appears to be an attempt to rebrand a system which has been failing for years’ - Eve Geddie New report tomorrow on refugees forced back to Libya Responding to new measures on migration announced...

Sep 22 2020 4:08 pm
UK: Gender recognition reforms a 'missed opportunity', say human rights organisations

The UK’s biggest human rights organisations have labelled the Government’s response to the Gender Recognition Act (2004) consultation - which looked to update the law on legal gender recognition – a...

Sep 22 2020 9:27 am
Twitter still failing women over online violence and abuse - new analysis

Amnesty International has graded Twitter on progress to keep women safe on platform The social media company still not doing enough to protect women despite warnings more than two years ago ‘Twitter...

Sep 18 2020 10:04 am
Belarus: UN Human Rights Council must take strong action on escalating human rights crisis in the country

Amnesty International will address the UN Human Rights Council to demand strong action against repression of post-election protests in Belarus ‘The situation has now deteriorated beyond anything we...

Sep 17 2020 4:50 pm
Tens of thousands locked up in "punitive" state-run quarantine centres across Venezuela, El Salvador and Paraguay - new report

90,000 Venezuelans, 16,000 Salvadorians and 8,000 Paraguayans locked up in mandatory quarantine State-run quarantine centres, often insanitary and inhumane, used to punish those who broke national...