Feb 13 2020 3:39 pm
Somalia: journalists 'under siege' in spate of killings and censorship during Farmajo presidency - new report
Journalists shot dead by police and killed in car bomb attacks, others have been forced to flee the country Amnesty International concerned about suppression of media freedom ahead of this year’s elec...
Feb 13 2020 2:00 pm
Israel/Occupied Palestinian Territories: UN list of settlement businesses is important step toward accountability
Major digital tourism companies Airbnb, TripAdvisor, Expedia and Booking.com among more than 100 named ‘The publication of this list is a timely reminder that settlements are illegal and must never be...
Feb 12 2020 12:36 pm
Kaiser Chiefs announce intimate one-off show in aid of Amnesty International
Multi-award-winning band to perform as part of exclusive event in partnership with Richer Sounds and Richer Unsigned on Saturday 18 April 2020 Dingwalls show will see 100% of ticket price donated to A...
Feb 12 2020 11:11 am
Ireland: Amnesty in 'Refugees Welcome' partnership with Bohemian FC
Amnesty Ireland have partnered with Dublin’s Bohemian Football Club to call for an end to the country's Direct Provision system. The League of Ireland Premier Division team’s new away shirt highlights...
Feb 11 2020 7:04 pm
Sudan: al-Bashir handover to ICC necessary move for justice for victims
Reacting to reports that the authorities in Sudan are considering handing over former President Omar al-Bashir and other indicted individuals to the International Criminal Court (ICC) to answer charge...
Feb 11 2020 4:27 pm
Northern Ireland: first same-sex marriage takes place
**Cáitlín and Holly in the above video are another same-sex couple amongst the first to be married legally in Northern Ireland** ‘This is a moment Northern Ireland will remember forever’ - Patrick Cor...
Feb 11 2020 1:09 pm
UK: Jamaica deportation a 'cruel' exile of people from their homes and families
A deportation flight to Jamaica took off from the UK in the early hours of this morning with an estimated 20 people on board. The deportation comes after a court of appeal judge ordered the Home Offic...
Feb 10 2020 4:58 pm
Brazil: Killing of Marielle Franco murder suspect 'raises more questions than answers'
Adriano da Nóbrega killed by police officers in Northern Brazil on Sunday In response to the death of Adriano da Nóbrega, a former policeman suspected of involvement in the murder of human rights defe...
Feb 10 2020 4:46 pm
Egypt: tortured Bologna University student must be released
Postgraduate student Patrick Zaki held at Cairo airport and interrogated for 17 hours while blindfolded Tortured at secret location, including with electric shocks Zaki is detained ‘solely for his hum...
Feb 10 2020 10:00 am
El Salvador: Deployment of security forces in parliament raises alarm over future of human rights
‘The Salvadoran people do not deserve to relive years of tragedy and state abuses’ - Erika Guevara-Rosas El Salvador has deployed armed police and military soldiers to its Legislative Assembly convene...