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Oct 27 2021 1:01 pm
Madagascar: 'Catastrophic' drought is claiming lives - global action urgently required

One of Madagascar’s worst droughts in history is devastating a population where 91% live below the poverty line Reports and testimonies from parents of children dying from hunger 'They suffered from...

Oct 26 2021 4:11 pm
Covid-19: G20 leaders must 'put aside greed and selfishness' to end vaccine inequality

Since the first vaccine was administered, the death toll has risen from 1.3 million to nearly 5 million Rich countries are currently sitting on an estimated 500 million doses Amnesty’s global campaign...

Oct 26 2021 12:34 pm
Amnesty's ethical Christmas gift catalogue released

Unique fair trade, ethical and eco-friendly gifts available New range of everyday items to help consumers make the switch to ethical living ‘The products featured in Amnesty’s gift guide provide much...

Oct 26 2021 12:01 am
US/UK: Julian Assange's 'politically motivated' extradition must not go ahead

‘This disingenuous appeal should be denied, the charges should be dropped, and Julian Assange should be released’ - Agnès Callamard Ahead of an appeal hearing against the decision by the High Court in...

Oct 25 2021 5:33 pm
Sudan: release Prime Minister and all those arbitrarily arrested

“The human rights violations today amount to a betrayal of the hopes and sacrifices of hundreds of thousands of Sudanese people” - Deprose Muchena The Sudanese military leaders must immediately and...

Oct 25 2021 9:31 am
Hong Kong: Amnesty International to close offices amid rising threat of government reprisals

Two Amnesty International offices in Hong Kong: local section focused on human rights education and regional office carries out research, advocacy and campaigning work National security law passed...

Oct 24 2021 9:06 pm
Qatar: David Beckham must use World Cup Ambassador role to focus world on human rights abuses off the pitch

‘We urge [David Beckham] to learn about the deeply concerning human rights situation in Qatar and be prepared to speak out about it’ - Sacha Deshmukh Commenting on reports that David Beckham has...

Oct 24 2021 1:48 pm
UK: Richard Ratcliffe begins hunger strike outside Foreign Office

Husband of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe is demanding urgent action from Government over his wife’s continued detention in Iran His daughter Gabriella, MPs and other supporters expected to attend protest...

Oct 22 2021 4:09 pm
Israel: designation of Palestinian rights organisations as 'terrorist' groups condemned

Six Palestinian civil society organisations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory labelled ‘terrorist’ groups under 19 October military order Even publicly expressing support for the groups is now...

Oct 21 2021 4:20 pm
UK: Help for Afghan refugees 'moving at a snail's pace'

Lack of safe and legal routes for Afghans to reach the UK and other countries - new report Draconian Nationality and Borders Bill puts Afghans at risk of prosecution, and life-threatening maritime...