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UK: Family of British man jailed in Egypt unfurl banner off Brighton Pier

The family of a British man arbitrarily jailed in Egypt have marked F ather’s Day by unfurling a giant banner down the side o f Brighton’s iconic pier as the latest stage in their ongoing campaign to...

Egypt: Authorities must release protesters and activists detained over Palestine solidarity

Over 123 people arrested for peacefully protesting, posting comments online, hanging signs or writing slogans on walls At least 95 people including two children remain in pre-trial detention facing...

Northern Ireland: Increase in use of force by PSNI ‘deeply disturbing’

Increased use of plastic bullets, firing of Tasers and use of spit hoods - including on children aged under-13 8% of use of batons and 5% of use of police dogs on Irish Travellers, despite making up...

UK: Grenfell families still waiting for justice

Today marks seven years since the Grenfell Tower fire and still no one held to account Survivors and bereaved families need justice now New ‘Failure to Prevent’ law needed that makes clear companies...

China: 'malicious' conviction of #MeToo and labour activists shows Beijing's growing fear of dissent

Responding to the sentencing of Chinese #MeToo activist Sophia Huang Xueqin to five years in prison and labour activist Wang Jianbing to three years and six months in prison for ‘inciting subversion...

UK: granting of permission to join arms to Israel legal challenge welcomed

Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch given permission to intervene in judicial review case Responding to the High Court today granting permission for Amnesty International and Human Rights...

Greece: One year on from the Pylos shipwreck, Coast Guard's role must be properly investigated

Overcrowded boat carrying an estimated 750 people, m ainly from Syria, Pakistan and Egypt sank in the Mediterranean Sea Only 104 people survived, 82 bodies were recovered but only 58 identified . More...

USA: Social media companies' removal of abortion-related content may hinder access to abortion care - New Research

Since overturning of Roe v Wade, social media companies including Instagram and TikTok have restricted information on abortion access Lack of transparency over content removal decisions can contribute...

Nigeria: Girls failed by authorities after escaping Boko Haram captivity - New Report

Girls endured abduction, sexual slavery and other crimes by Boko Haram Escape was often followed by further violations in military detention Girls continue to be neglected by authorities who must...

Hong Kong: Arrests over China anthem protest at World Cup qualifier condemned

Three arrested after police reportedly filmed spectators’ behaviour as China’s national anthem was played during Hong Kong v Iran football match in the Hong Kong Stadium Since 2020, ‘insulting’ China...