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Jun 24 2021 5:47 pm
Palestine: activist Nizar Banat's death in custody 'raises serious alarm'

Investigation into Hebron activist’s death after ‘brutal’ arrest must be impartial Palestinian security forces were reportedly ‘after him’ over his public criticism ‘Nizar Banat was a known critic of...

Jun 24 2021 1:00 am
Israeli police used 'ruthless excessive force' against Palestinian protesters - new research

‘Discriminatory crackdown’ allowed Jewish supremacists to freely organise their own violent demonstrations ‘Tonight we are not Jews, we are Nazis’ - Jewish supremacists circulated extremist social...

Jun 23 2021 3:02 pm
Czech Republic: 'Reckless' use of knee restraint during Roma man's arrest must be investigated

‘The use of this unlawful technique is a brutal means of control and is a significant danger to people’ - Barbora Cernuakova Responding to the death of a Roma man in the Czech Republic after a police...

Jun 23 2021 12:26 pm
Dalian Atkinson verdict must be a 'watershed moment' for police to show black lives matter

‘The multiple and sustained Taser shocks used against Dalian Atkinson were part of a toxic cocktail of abusive and discriminatory policing’ - Oliver Feeley-Sprague Black people eight times more likely...

Jun 23 2021 1:00 am
Greece: Fresh evidence of violence against refugees and migrants - new report

Testimonies from 16 people describe torture and illegal pushbacks One group deliberately left stranded on river island for days ‘Violent pushbacks have become the de facto Greek border control policy...

Jun 22 2021 5:50 pm
Burundi: human rights activist's 32-year jail sentence reduced to one year

Germain Rukuki given hefty jail term on ‘trumped-up’ national security charges in 2018 Human rights defender has been subject of intensive Amnesty campaigning ‘Germain should never have been jailed in...

Jun 22 2021 12:58 pm
Iran: juvenile offender facing 'abhorrent' execution within days

Judicial authorities have acknowledged that Hossein Shahbazi was under 18-years-old Iran obliged under international law to halt his unlawful execution ‘This execution would be an abhorrent assault on...

Jun 22 2021 8:19 am
Northern Ireland: Abortion access on a 'cliff edge'

‘It is the Minister’s job to remove barriers to healthcare, not create them’ - Grainne Teggart A report on early medical abortions in Northern Ireland published today by Informing Choices NI has shown...

Jun 19 2021 12:06 pm
Iran: Ebrahim Raisi must be investigated for crimes against humanity

Responding to today’s announcement declaring Ebrahim Raisi as Iran’s next president, Amnesty International’s Secretary General Agnès Callamard said: “That Ebrahim Raisi has risen to the presidency...

Jun 18 2021 10:25 pm
Amnesty calls for global arms embargo on Myanmar

All countries must stop selling arms to Myanmar following the adoption of a resolution by the UN General Assembly condemning the use of lethal force and violence in the country, Amnesty International...