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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...

Nov 15 2021 5:08 pm
Northern Ireland/ USA: Amnesty welcomes congressional call on UK legacy proposals

Amnesty International has welcomed a letter from 21 members of congress to the US Secretary of State calling for a public statement of opposition to the UK Government’s plans to introduce a de facto...

Nov 15 2021 4:57 pm
Northern Ireland: Mother and Baby Home public inquiry welcome step towards truth and accountability

Inquiry must be able to access records and witnesses on a cross-border basis - Amnesty Amnesty International has welcomed a decision by the Northern Ireland Executive to establish an independent...

Nov 15 2021 10:16 am
Greece: Aid workers set to stand trial under 'farcical' charges

Two search and rescue volunteers risk 25 years in prison for helping refugees Trial to begin on Thursday 18 November in Lesvos, Greece Greek authorities refused to lift Sarah Mardini’s travel ban –...

Nov 13 2021 2:29 pm
Richard Ratcliffe ends hunger strike

Responding to the news Richard Ratcliffe has ended his hunger strike after 21 days, Sacha Deshmukh, the CEO of Amnesty International UK, said: “Richard’s determination has been astonishing, but it...