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Sep 23 2021 6:11 pm
Russia: Siberian shaman who marched against Putin confined indefinitely in psychiatric hospital

Aleksandr Gabyshev embarked on epic walk from Yakutsk to Moscow in 2019 Detention in psychiatric hospitals was a common Soviet-era tactic used against dissidents ‘The authorities are using...

Sep 23 2021 10:06 am
Northern Ireland: Latest rejection of UK government's 'Troubles' plans must be a 'wake-up call'

Council of Europe Commissioner on Human Rights, Dunja Mijatovic, has written to the NI Secretary of State over UK government plans to introduce a ‘broad based and unconditional’ amnesty for NI...

Sep 22 2021 8:12 pm
Global: States must deliver surplus Covid-19 vaccines now

In response to today’s Global Covid-19 Summit: Ending the Pandemic and Building Back Better, where US President Biden and EU President Von der Leyen announced new commitments to donate an additional...

Sep 21 2021 10:11 pm
Covid-19: Big Pharma fuelling unprecedented human rights crisis - New Report

AstraZeneca, BioNTech, Johnson & Johnson, Moderna, Novavax and Pfizer refuse to participate in initiatives to boost global vaccine supply Fewer than 1% of people in low-income countries fully...

Sep 21 2021 6:22 pm
UK: giant snakes-and-ladders board to show ups and downs in Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe case

-Richard Ratcliffe will invite MPs to join him and his daughter Gabriella for photographs standing on various squares of the board ‘We remain caught in a game between governments’ - Richard Ratcliffe...

Sep 21 2021 5:17 pm
Morocco: detained Uyghur man must not be sent to China

Computer designer Idris Hasan has been held at China’s request for two months China has well-documented record of persecution of Uyghurs at home and abroad “I fear that if my husband is sent back to...

Sep 20 2021 6:21 pm
Rwanda: numerous fair trial concerns in Paul Rusesabagina case

Hotelier turned opposition politician given 25-year jail sentence Rusesabagina famous for saving lives of 1,200 people during country’s 1994 genocide ‘Fair trial violations in the case were a...

Sep 20 2021 5:00 pm
Mexico: authorities failing victims of femicide as gender-based violence continues at a terrifying pace

Last year at least ten women were murdered every day in Mexico Families of victims left to investigate murders due to significant police failings ‘The authorities did not help us to search, they did...

Sep 17 2021 9:14 pm
USA: admission over civilian deaths in Kabul drone strike must lead to real accountability

At the time of the attack the Pentagon said ‘no military on the face of the Earth works harder to avoid civilian casualties’ Call for remedy for decades of civilian casualties from US military...

Sep 16 2021 4:28 pm
Troy Davis remembered: special event ten years on from his execution

Davis was executed in US state of Georgia on 21 September 2011 ‘We are still Troy Davis’: special online Amnesty UK event to recall the worldwide campaign to save his life Amnesty International UK...