Apr 2 2020 2:42 pm
USA: Trump urged to act on protective equipment

Call on president to increase supply of PPE and ventilators as US coronavirus infection rates soar Disturbing accounts of dangerous conditions in immigration detention facilities - new Amnesty report...

Apr 2 2020 12:24 pm
Philippines: Duterte's coronavirus shoot-to-kill order is 'deeply alarming'

More than 17,000 arrested for breaching quarantine measures Reports of inhuman punishments - including sitting for hours in the hot sun or being detained in dog cages 'We call on the president to...

Apr 2 2020 10:58 am
COVID-19: Governments must not 'sleepwalk into surveillance state'

More than 100 NGOs set out strict restrictions on governments across the world to prevent surveillance overreach 'Technology can play an important role in the global effort to combat the COVID-19...

Apr 1 2020 4:15 pm
Iran/UK: return of Kamal Foroughi after unjust detention is 'marvellous news'

British former businessman originally arrested in Iran in 2011 His long detention is part of a pattern of targeting dual-nationals ‘We now hope, of course, that other Britons like Nazanin Zaghari...

Apr 1 2020 12:06 pm
USA: calling gun stores 'essential businesses' during pandemic will lead to more violence

Coronavirus has led to surge in firearm sales across the country Homes often unsafe, with 4.6 million children living in households with a firearm and accidental shootings common ‘Gun retailers are...

Mar 31 2020 11:59 pm
Somalia: fresh evidence of US airstrikes killing civilians

Teenager and 53-year-old farmer latest civilian casualties in USA’s secret air war More than double number of airstrikes so far this year compared to 2019 AFRICOM ‘doesn’t seem to care about the fate...

Mar 31 2020 4:12 pm
Northern Ireland: redress scheme for institutional child abuse victims a 'momentous' step forward

“Today is a vindication of a long and difficult battle to secure justice for the thousands of children who suffered cruelty when they should have been receiving care” – Patrick Corrigan Amnesty...

Mar 31 2020 2:53 pm
Syria: COVID-19 'could spread quickly' in inhumane prisons

Former inmates told Amnesty they were held in cells with bodies of deceased detainees for days Untrustworthiness of Government information means virus spread might be more extensive than reported...

Mar 31 2020 1:03 pm
UK: Immigration checks for right to rent and work 'unworkable and dangerous'

Responding to new Home Office guidance over immigration checks via video calls for those seeking to establish the right to rent or work, Amnesty International has warned that the system is “unworkable...

Mar 31 2020 11:47 am
Northern Ireland: option to take both abortion pills at home urgently needed during Covid-19 crisis

Responding to new abortion regulations that have come into force in Northern Ireland today, Grainne Teggart, Amnesty International’s Northern Ireland Campaign Manager, said: “Finally women in Northern...