Jan 17 2020 5:15 pm
Giulio Regeni: London and Cambridge vigils for murdered university student
Amnesty International will mark the fourth anniversary of the unsolved murder of the Cambridge University student Giulio Regeni with vigils in Cambridge and outside the Egyptian Embassy in London. Reg...
Jan 17 2020 1:27 pm
Libya: peace talks in Berlin must prioritise justice for war crimes
Summit in Germany takes place on Sunday Amnesty investigation unearthed evidence of war crimes by both Tripoli government and Haftar’s forces EU countries attending summit must also commit to ending i...
Jan 16 2020 4:52 pm
Lebanon: 'alarming' new attacks on protesters
Security forces brutally beat and drag protesters through the streets At least 100 people - including five children - arrested Eight photojournalists and cameramen also attacked, with equipment destro...
Jan 16 2020 2:25 pm
Israel: gagging order in NSO Group legal case condemned
Tel Aviv court agrees to Israel defence ministry’s request for secret process ‘NSO Group’s chilling spyware has put the lives of human rights activists around the world in danger’ - Danna Ingleton Res...
Jan 16 2020 12:50 pm
India: Citizenship Act protesters tortured in detention - new testimony
Peaceful protesters against India’s controversial Citizenship Amendment Act are being arrested and intimidated in jail by police as part of an ongoing crackdown, Amnesty International India said today...
Jan 16 2020 11:40 am
Myanmar: Xi Jinping visit - China must stop blocking justice for Rohingya
Amnesty International is calling on China to stop using their position on the UN Security Council to shield Myanmar’s military leaders from accountability for war crimes against the Rohingya, as Chine...
Jan 16 2020 2:30 am
Vietnam: Deadly land clashes lead to arrests and social media crackdown
The Vietnamese authorities have stepped up a countrywide crackdown as they attempt to stifle public debate about a deadly land dispute, Amnesty International said today. The intensifying assault on pe...
Jan 15 2020 2:30 pm
Iran: pointed pellets, tear gas and rubber bullets fired at plane protesters
Scores arrested after protests at shooting down of Ukrainian passenger plane Injured being turned away from hospitals where doctors fear patients risk arrest ‘The situation in Iran right now is even m...
Jan 15 2020 11:23 am
Switzerland: 12-year-olds face control orders under draconian counter-terror laws
Draconian proposed new laws which would give police in Switzerland sweeping powers to target “potential terrorist offenders”, including children as young as 12, must be rejected, Amnesty International...
Jan 14 2020 2:52 pm
Israel: Amnesty brings legal case against NSO Group over spyware
Tech firm sells Pegasus spyware, used by repressive governments to target human rights activists ‘The Israeli Government has stood by and watched it happen’ ­- Danna Ingleton Amnesty spokespeople avai...