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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...

Sep 16 2021 1:16 pm
Poland: Government's 'deeply misogynistic' attitude condemned

Council of Europe report critical of failure to combat violence against women, gender inequality and LGBTI discrimination Government’s near total ban on abortion, lack of protection for victims of...

Sep 16 2021 12:36 pm
Philippines: International Criminal Court's investigation into drugs killings welcomed

Prosecutor asked to investigate crimes against humanity during Duterte’s deadly ‘war on drugs’ Thousands of mainly poor people killed by police in past five years ‘They will not escape accountability’...

Sep 15 2021 11:59 pm
Egypt: feared National Security Agency systematically 'monitoring' activists into silence - new report

Human rights activists and political opponents subjected to repeated summons, coercive questioning, arbitrary detention and torture Tactic has increased rapidly in past two years, with thousands now...

Sep 15 2021 1:45 pm
Hong Kong: Tiananmen vigil convictions are another 'outrageous attack' on free speech

Responding to the jailing of 12 people who took part in a peaceful vigil to mark the Tiananmen crackdown on 4 June last year, Yamini Mishra, Amnesty International’s Asia-Pacific Director said: “The...

Sep 14 2021 12:59 pm
UK: Government must end Covid vaccine hoarding as booster programme announced

The UK has ordered enough doses to vaccinate its whole population three times over If current trends continue, it will take the world’s poorest countries until 2078 to vaccinate their populations...

Sep 13 2021 6:47 pm
Facebook's reported use of 'white-list' for high-profile users must trigger regulation

Internal documents obtained by Wall Street Journal reportedly show that company exempts high-profile users from terms of use, potentially fuelling hate speech ‘If you’re influential enough, they’ll...

Sep 13 2021 1:46 pm
Know your freedoms: 11 human rights defenders you need to follow on Instagram right now

Amnesty has collaborated with 11 artists, creatives and campaigners to illustrate the four basic freedoms on social media Four basic freedoms outlined in 1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights...

Sep 13 2021 5:48 am
Niger: Children killed or forcibly recruited by armed Islamist groups in devastating conflict - New Report

Conflict raging at Niger’s borders with Mali and Burkina Faso Masked attackers have been documented opening fire from motorbikes and targeting men and older boys ‘We all are used to hearing gunshots...