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Apr 9 2021 3:47 pm
Bahrain: more than 70 new Covid cases in major outbreak at Jaw prison

Prisoners not given face masks or hand sanitiser despite overcrowded conditions Authorities apparently blocking communication with outside world ‘They must not gamble with the lives of those in their...

Apr 9 2021 12:35 pm
Northern Ireland: Use of water cannons and plastic bullets 'extremely alarming'

Police used water cannons and Attenuating Energy Projectiles (AEPs) during disorder in Belfast Responding to the police use of water cannons and Attenuating Energy Projectiles (AEPs) – commonly known...

Apr 8 2021 6:29 pm
USA: Biden's actions on gun violence 'will save many lives'

New measures on ‘ghost guns’ and community intervention among those being introduced Rampant gun violence has recently seen slaying of women of Asian descent and shoppers murdered in Colorado ‘These...

Apr 8 2021 12:00 am
UK/Iran: Olivia Colman and others join campaign for detained Briton

The Crown star Olivia Colman, fellow actor Nazanin Boniadi and comedian Shappi Khorsandi join campaign for retired engineer at Covid risk in jail Like Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, Anoosheh Ashoori is an...

Apr 7 2021 3:30 pm
UK: Home Office forcing more people to live in 'squalor and inhumane conditions' at Napier Barracks

In response to the news that the Home Office will send more asylum seekers to ‘unsuitable’ Napier Barracks, Steve Valdez-Symonds, Refugee and Migrant Rights Director at Amnesty International UK, said...

Apr 7 2021 8:36 am
Amnesty report 2020: Global inequality 'brutally exposed' by pandemic

The global pandemic has both exposed and deepened global inequality and has had the worst impact on the most vulnerable people in the world, Amnesty International said in its annual report published...

Apr 1 2021 11:08 am
Vietnam: Fresh crackdown as National Assembly election looms

Two independent candidates arrested and charged Intimidation and harassment on the rise ahead of 23 May vote The Vietnamese authorities must end their crackdown on independent election candidates and...

Apr 1 2021 11:03 am
UK: Football clubs line up to welcome refugees as outdoor sport returns post-lockdown

Football club foundations will offer training sessions, Soccercise classes and refugee rights education in schools throughout the Football Welcomes month Initiative backed by clubs from across the...

Mar 29 2021 1:42 pm
Northern Ireland: Zero prosecutions from the Historical Institutional Abuse inquiry, despite 190 complaints to PSNI

Figures revealed as events launched to help Mother and Baby institution survivors design public inquiry ’Victims have a right to both truth and justice. We must not repeat the mistakes of past...

Mar 27 2021 2:35 pm
Myanmar: 5-year-old among nearly 100 killed by security forces

Yesterday the military announced that further protests would be met with “shots to the head” Amnesty warns cost of international inaction is being measured by body count ‘This is just the latest...