Oct 22 2018 10:09 am
UK: Government's domestic violence reforms 'risk failing' migrant women
The Step Up Migrant Women Coalition welcomes a Home Affairs Select Committee report on the upcoming Domestic Abuse Bill, but warn its recommendations don’t go far enough if migrant women are to be pro...
Oct 20 2018 1:45 pm
Saudi Arabia's investigation findings on Khashoggi death 'not trustworthy'
Independent UN investigation urgently needed ‘We call on the Saudi Arabian authorities to immediately produce Jamal Khashoggi’s body’ - Samah Hadid Amnesty International has said the Saudi Arabian pub...
Oct 19 2018 11:59 am
Israel's announcement of 'zero tolerance' policy on Gaza protests is deeply alarming
More than 150 Palestinians in ‘Great March of Return’ demonstrations have already been killed by Israeli security forces ‘There are serious fears that this policy will further sanction the use of dead...
Oct 18 2018 4:38 pm
Jamal Khashoggi: urgent United Nations investigation needed
‘Without a credible UN inquiry, there will always be a cloud of suspicion hanging over Saudi Arabia’ - Sherine Tadros Turkey should urgently ask UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres to establish a Un...
Oct 18 2018 11:56 am
Australia: Refugee children on Nauru facing 'dire health situation'
With the critical situation on Nauru deteriorating even further, Amnesty International is calling on the Australian government to show leadership, and urgently bring all refugees and asylum-seekers to...
Oct 18 2018 10:58 am
Nicaragua: Government steps up 'ruthless' crackdown during 'clean-up operation
At least 300 people charged with participating in protests since May More than 322 people killed, 2000 injured Pro-government armed groups using ‘military-grade weapons’ including machine guns, sniper...
Oct 17 2018 3:37 pm
Russia: Aleksei Navalny's arrested lawyer is prisoner of conscience
Aleksandr Golovach worked for watchdog known for publishing reports into illegal wealth of senior Russian politicians and officials ‘The detention of Aleksandr Golovach is the latest example of the Ru...
Oct 17 2018 12:35 pm
Morocco: end intimidation of Hirak protest leader Nawal Benaissa
The Moroccan authorities must overturn the conviction of Nawal Benaissa, a peaceful protester from the ‘Hirak’ movement, who has been repeatedly intimidated and harassed simply for standing up for the...
Oct 17 2018 12:25 pm
Vietnam: Renowned blogger 'Mother Mushroom' released under condition of exile
Nguyễn Ngọc Như Quỳnh was prisoner of conscience serving a 10 year sentence for blogging about human rights ‘This good news … should also be a reminder of Vietnam’s worsening record of jailing anyone...
Oct 16 2018 3:20 pm
Nigeria: Boko Haram killing of aid worker Hauwa Liman 'a war crime'
Responding to the murder of aid worker Hauwa Liman by Boko Haram, Osai Ojigho, Director of Amnesty International Nigeria, said: “With yet another horrific killing of a humanitarian worker, Boko Haram...