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Nov 25 2021 11:40 am
Northern Ireland: Concern at hate crime 'epidemic' as PSNI report figures rise

Eight hate crimes or incidents are reported to the PSNI every day Racism, sectarianism and homophobia all reported to be on the increase ‘Today’s figures paint a deeply disturbing picture of how...

Nov 19 2021 9:53 pm
USA: Criminal justice system riddled with 'white supremacy and anti-Black racism'

Kyle Rittenhouse who shot dead two men at Black Lives Matter protest in Kenosha, Wisconsin walks free In response to today’s not guilty verdict in the Kyle Rittenhouse trial, Paul O’Brien, Amnesty...

Nov 19 2021 11:53 am
Qatar: Former World Cup 2022 official must get a fair trial as he enters fifth day of hunger strike

Abdullah Ibhais was a former communications director for Qatar’s 2022 World Cup Sentenced to five-years in prison, he enters his fifth day of hunger strike today ‘Qatari authorities must immediately...

Nov 19 2021 9:07 am
Northern Ireland: Triggering Article 16 puts Good Friday Agreement human rights guarantees at risk

Amnesty has written to UK and EU negotiators to guarantee human rights protections secured under the Ireland/Northern Ireland Protocol ‘The rights of people in Northern Ireland cannot be allowed to...

Nov 19 2021 9:03 am
Iran: Prominent human rights defender Narges Mohammadi at risk of flogging after arrest

Outspoken activist is being held in Tehran’s notorious Evin Prison Arrest occurred at memorial event for victims of state violence during 2019 protests ‘Narges Mohammadi is a prisoner of conscience’ -...

Nov 18 2021 5:00 pm
Pakistan: forced chemical castration law 'cruel and inhuman'

Yesterday, Pakistani parliament passed controversial Criminal Law (Amendment) Bill 2021 ‘Rather than ratcheting up punishments, the authorities should address the deep-seated problems in the criminal...

Nov 18 2021 3:34 pm
Greece: Trial adjournment leaves 24 humanitarian workers 'in limbo'

Reacting to the decision by a court in Lesvos, Greece to adjourn the case of 24 humanitarian workers, including search and rescue volunteers Sarah Mardini and Seán Binder, who risk 25 years in prison...

Nov 18 2021 1:25 pm
China: Tennis star Peng Shuai's statement 'should not be taken at face value'

Chinese authorities must prove former top-ranked player is safe and fully investigate sexual assault allegations Peng Shuai disappeared after publicly accusing retired Chinese vice premier Zhang Gaoli...

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...