Jul 15 2019 8:17 pm
US: new asylum rule a 'deliberate cruelty' that will leave people in grave harm
Responding to the US Government’s announcement (15 July) of a new interim rule that seeks to prevent people from claiming asylum at the US southern border if they have travelled via third country - wh...
Jul 15 2019 1:07 pm
Iran: women activists forced to make filmed 'confessions' over veiling laws
At least six cases since April, including one where state broadcaster forcibly filmed detained mother and daughter Tactics come in response to popular ‘White Wednesdays’ movement against discriminator...
Jul 14 2019 8:59 am
EU should offer to evacuate migrants trapped in Libyan detention centres
Foreign ministers meeting in Brussels on Monday should make pledge to rescue ‘mortally’ endangered migrants ‘EU governments should urgently set up safe routes out of Libya’ - Matteo de Bellis European...
Jul 12 2019 3:18 pm
USA: planned immigration raids will create 'climate of fear'
Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency reportedly set to arrest thousands of members of undocumented families from Sunday onwards ‘This announcement is an extension of President Trump’s relentless...
Jul 11 2019 5:58 pm
Tanzania: justice must be done for death of journalist Azory Gwanda
The Tanzanian Foreign Minister Paramagamba Kabudi has disclosed that investigative journalist Azory Gwanda, who disappeared in mysterious circumstances in November 2017, is dead. The minister was spea...
Jul 11 2019 3:50 pm
Egypt: activists trapped in 'revolving door' of arrest and re-arrest
Al Jazeera producer among those immediately re-detained despite court ordering his release Arrested on fabricated charges, journalists and activists made to languish for years in pre-trial detention ‘...
Jul 11 2019 2:59 pm
USA: catastrophic medical expenses preventing gun violence survivors getting treatment - new report
Some survivors racking up large debts to pay for expensive medical care, while complex bureaucracy means others get nothing US has no targeted programmes for gunshot survivors ‘Most of the people we i...
Jul 11 2019 12:43 pm
Philippines: UN resolution puts pressure on Duterte's 'murderous' war on drugs
Responding to the UN Human Rights Council voting in favour of a resolution to monitor and report on the vital human rights situation in the Philippines – including unlawful killings in the ‘war on dru...
Jul 11 2019 1:01 am
South Korea: Criminalisation of sex between men in military is 'devastating' - new report
Gay and trans soldiers in South Korea face violence, harassment and discrimination due to the criminalisation of consensual sex between men in the military, Amnesty International said today in a new r...
Jul 10 2019 3:05 pm
Northern Ireland: Progress on historical child abuse compensation welcomed
Amnesty International UK has welcomed today’s recommendation by the Northern Ireland Affairs Committee that compensation for victims of Historical Institutional Abuse (HIA) should progress as quickly...