Sep 11 2020 5:49 pm
Iran: wrestling champion Navid Afkari feared at risk of imminent secret execution

The Iranian authorities must immediately reveal the fate and whereabouts of Navid Afkari, a wrestling champion at imminent risk of being executed in secret, Amnesty International said today. The...

Sep 10 2020 11:47 am
Cambodia: Young activists targeted in shocking new wave of arrests

Amnesty International today called on the Cambodian authorities to immediately stop their relentless assault on young human rights defenders. In the past few weeks, ten young activists – including a...

Sep 10 2020 8:58 am
Northern Ireland: PSNI Taser roll-out would be ‘serious mistake for policing’

Responding to a report published today (Thursday) from Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire and Rescue Services (HMICFRS) which suggests that the PSNI Chief Constable should consider...

Sep 9 2020 7:42 pm
UK: Internal Market Bill ‘deeply concerning’ - Amnesty

Responding to today's publication by the UK Government of the Internal Market Bill, Patrick Corrigan, Amnesty International UK’s Northern Ireland Programme Director, said: “This Bill is deeply...

Sep 9 2020 6:16 pm
UK: Internal Market Bill is 'deeply concerning'

Responding to today's publication by the UK Government of the Internal Market Bill, Patrick Corrigan, Amnesty International UK’s Northern Ireland Programme Director, said: “This Bill is deeply...

Sep 9 2020 1:51 pm
Myanmar: UK Craft beer and San Miguel linked to military crimes

‘Unsuspecting consumers of craft beers from Kirin’s subsidiaries in the UK will be horrified to realise that they may be in any way contributing funds to Myanmar’s military’ - Peter Frankental...

Sep 9 2020 9:31 am
Mozambique: gruesome videos of security forces torturing detainees must be investigated

Prisoners stripped, beaten and brutally wounded in chilling torture videos Footage shows soldiers decapitating bodies in mass graves ‘The unspeakable cruelty and inhumanity displayed in these videos...

Sep 8 2020 2:47 pm
Northern Ireland: Amnesty criticises First and deputy First Minister refusal to publish report of meeting with Chinese government

Amnesty calls for public condemnation of abuses in Hong Kong and Xinjiang Amnesty International has criticised the Executive Office for refusing to publish a report of a meeting in late July between...

Sep 8 2020 2:21 pm
Iran: reports of fresh charge against Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe is 'worst fears come true'

Responding to reports that the British national Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe is set to face another criminal charge in Iran, Kate Allen, Amnesty International UK’s Director, said: “If confirmed, this...

Sep 8 2020 8:47 am
Malta is ramping up 'despicable and illegal' migrant pushbacks - new report

Even shipwrecked people have been sent back to face possible torture in Libya Dangerous behaviour of Maltese authorities compared to UK politicians and Channel crossings ‘The UK has displayed the same...