Jun 17 2019 4:39 pm
Saudi Arabia: Decision to spare teenager’s life must be followed by abolition of death penalty for all juveniles
Responding to the news that Murtaja Qureiris, the young man from Saudi Arabia arrested at the age of 13 , will not face execution and has been sentenced to 12 years in prison instead, Lynn Maalouf, Am...
Jun 17 2019 12:40 pm
Norway: 'Callous decision' to deport family to Afghanistan must be reversed
Taibeh Abbasi, a 20-year-old whose case ignited huge protests, deported on Saturday ‘This deportation is emblematic of the cruel and dehumanising policies of many European governments’ - Massimo Morat...
Jun 17 2019 4:59 am
USA: refugees in Lebanon and Jordan still trapped in limbo by Trump's travel ban - new report
Nearly 50 people speak of their predicament, including Syrian family who could be forced to return to war-ravaged Syria ‘These are families who put their trust in the United States at their most despe...
Jun 15 2019 11:15 am
Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe's hunger strike is 'heartbreaking situation'
Amnesty supporters to visit Richard Ratcliffe at his parallel hunger strike protest outside Iranian Embassy in London ‘It’s shocking that it’s come to this’ - Kate Allen Responding to news that the ja...
Jun 14 2019 5:11 pm
Domestic Abuse: MPs urge Government to introduce measures so migrant women can access adequate protection
A group of cross-party MPs - including Diane Abbot, Jess Phillips, Nicky Morgan, Anna Soubry, Caroline Lucas, Dawn Butler and Harriet Harman - have written a letter to the Home Secretary Sajid Javid r...
Jun 14 2019 2:22 pm
Sudan: military admits deadly decision on protester crackdown - urgent investigation needed
“The senseless killing of protesters must be stopped immediately” – Sarah Jackson Sudan’s Transitional Military Council (TMC) has admitted that they met with the country’s security chiefs on 2 June, a...
Jun 14 2019 11:59 am
Domestic Abuse: Committee of MPs and Lords urge Government to protect migrant women in forthcoming Bill
In a report published today (14 June), MPs and Lords support better for protection for women reporting domestic abuse, including the creation of a firewall between support services and immigration con...
Jun 13 2019 6:28 pm
Cardiff: comedy event will spotlight plight of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe
Amnesty Cardiff group will unveil giant knitted chain as part of ‘Knit for Naz’ craftivism campaign Dane Baptiste, Robin Morgan, Angela Barnes and Clint Edwards to perform Amnesty International’s Card...
Jun 13 2019 5:16 pm
Domestic Abuse Bill: migrant women demand protection from violence
Migrant women survivors of domestic abuse laid dozens of books representing their unheard stories on Parliament Square - Pictures can be downloaded here [Credit: Marie-Anne Ventoura, Amnesty Internati...
Jun 13 2019 1:48 pm
Blackheath: annual book sale to be opened by 'Game of Thrones' star Owen Teale
Game of Thrones star Owen Teale will attend Amnesty International Blackheath & Greenwich Group’s annual book sale on Saturday (15 June), boosting the profile of this already hugely popular yearly even...