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Nov 19 2021 9:03 am
Iran: Prominent human rights defender Narges Mohammadi at risk of flogging after arrest

Outspoken activist is being held in Tehran’s notorious Evin Prison Arrest occurred at memorial event for victims of state violence during 2019 protests ‘Narges Mohammadi is a prisoner of conscience’ -...

Nov 18 2021 5:00 pm
Pakistan: forced chemical castration law 'cruel and inhuman'

Yesterday, Pakistani parliament passed controversial Criminal Law (Amendment) Bill 2021 ‘Rather than ratcheting up punishments, the authorities should address the deep-seated problems in the criminal...

Nov 18 2021 3:34 pm
Greece: Trial adjournment leaves 24 humanitarian workers 'in limbo'

Reacting to the decision by a court in Lesvos, Greece to adjourn the case of 24 humanitarian workers, including search and rescue volunteers Sarah Mardini and Seán Binder, who risk 25 years in prison...

Nov 18 2021 1:25 pm
China: Tennis star Peng Shuai's statement 'should not be taken at face value'

Chinese authorities must prove former top-ranked player is safe and fully investigate sexual assault allegations Peng Shuai disappeared after publicly accusing retired Chinese vice premier Zhang Gaoli...

Nov 18 2021 11:12 am
UK: Senior policing figures warn serious violence measures in Policing Bill won't work

Senior policing figures and racial justice experts have warned against increased use of stop and search and data sharing in Policing Bill New figures show continuation of racially disproportionate use...

Nov 18 2021 12:00 am
UK: construction giant JCB's products used for Palestinian house demolitions and illegal Israeli settlements

Major new report reveals digger firm ignores use of its products for unlawful destruction of Palestinian homes and construction of Israel’s illegal settlements JCB wrongly says selling goods to an...

Nov 17 2021 11:40 am
UK: Priti Patel 'blatantly seeking to make political capital' from horrific and tragic Liverpool incident

In response to remarks from Priti Patel linking the ​incident in Liverpool to a “dysfunctional” UK asylum system, Steve Valdez-Symonds, Amnesty International UK’s Refugee and Migrant Rights Director...

Nov 17 2021 11:19 am
Nigeria: 'Harrowing' rape crisis persists as authorities fail to act - new report

Endemic rape under-reported due to stigma and victim blaming 11,200 rape cases reported last year Children as young as six raped to death or left with life-changing injuries The Nigerian authorities’...

Nov 16 2021 1:40 pm
Hungary: Rejection of anti-migrant 'Stop Soros' law by top European court sends powerful message

Controversial ‘Stop Soros’ law made it a crime to help people seeking asylum Individuals and organisations working on migration face up to one year in prison In response to the Court of Justice of the...

Nov 16 2021 12:00 am
Qatar: labour reforms have stalled, with old abuses resurfacing - new report

With year until World Cup kick-off, migrant workers still face widespread exploitation Fifa must fulfill responsibility to press for changes ‘Apparent complacency by the authorities is leaving...