Jan 14 2020 12:12 pm
Indonesia: mayor's anti-LGBTI raids following Reynhard Sinaga conviction condemned
Mayor in Depok city demands police raids on LGBTI community in hometown of Manchester serial rapist Move is latest in ‘vicious campaign’ of harassment of LGBTI people in country ‘There can be no justi...
Jan 14 2020 10:26 am
Cambodia: Bogus treason case against opposition leader must be dropped
The Cambodian authorities’ treason charges against Kem Sokha, the leader of the country’s banned main opposition party, are bogus and should be dropped ahead of his trial hearing tomorrow, Amnesty Int...
Jan 13 2020 5:11 pm
Mali: delays in 'red berets' trial prolongs suffering of victims' families
A Malian court’s last-minute postponement of a former junta leader’s trial is a blow to the families of 21 soldiers whose bodies were discovered in a mass grave in 2012 after they were forcibly disapp...
Jan 13 2020 12:29 pm
Saudi Arabia: why Amnesty will not attend 'sham' C20 meetings
Civil society meetings are taking place in lead-up to G20 in Riyadh in November ‘We cannot participate in a process which is being abused by a state which censors all free speech’ - Netsanet Belay Amn...
Jan 13 2020 11:00 am
Northern Ireland: 'historic day' as same-sex couples can register to marry for first time
Campaigners have welcomed an “historic day” for Northern Ireland as, for the first time, same-sex couples are able to register to marry. From today (Monday 13 January) couples will be able to give not...
Jan 11 2020 7:00 am
UK Government 'deliberately and destructively' preventing child refugees from reuniting with their families - new report
The UK Government is deliberately and destructively preventing child refugees from being with their families, Amnesty International UK, Refugee Council and Save the Children said in a new report today...
Jan 10 2020 5:47 pm
Guantánamo: hundreds to protest outside White House as camp reaches 18th year
Tomorrow’s protest will see activists wearing orange jumpsuits and black hoods A ‘funeral procession’ will carry nine coffins between White House and Washington’s Trump hotel to symbolise nine Guantán...
Jan 10 2020 3:47 pm
Syria: millions at risk after Russia and China 'callously' block UN aid
Resolution 2165 expires today after Russia and China used veto to prevent renewal Estimated 2.7 million people in need of humanitarian aid in north-western Syria ‘Cross-border delivery of humanitarian...
Jan 10 2020 12:37 pm
Ivory Coast: Enforced disappearances a ‘brazen attempt’ to intimidate opposition
Brother of presidential candidate Guillaume Soro forcibly disappeared Five members of parliament among 17 people arrested last December Thirteen charged with ‘publishing false news, undermining public...
Jan 10 2020 11:33 am
Poland: Judges from 14 European countries to protest judicial crackdown
Judges from at least 14 European countries will march in Warsaw tomorrow (Saturday 11 January) in defence of the rule of law in Poland, as the Polish Senate considers a law which would significantly e...