Jun 20 2019 5:24 pm
France: Acquittal of British man who documented police abusing refugees welcomed
Volunteer Tom Ciotkowski was charged with contempt and assault after he recorded a French police officer reportedly pushing another volunteer ‘The hostile environment for migrants and those who suppor...
Jun 20 2019 4:46 pm
MPs challenge Government on unfair rules for refugee families
Pressure grows on Government to make it easier for refugee families to reunite Government criticised for 'mean spirited approach' MPs from across the political spectrum have today urged the Government...
Jun 20 2019 11:32 am
UK: arms to Saudi Arabia ruling welcomed as 'rare piece of good news for Yemen'
Ruling is first time UK court has acknowledged risks of continued arms sales to Saudi Arabia UK has sold more than £4bn of arms to Saudi Arabia since Yemen conflict began ‘We welcome this judgment as...
Jun 18 2019 2:44 pm
Northern Ireland: Messages of support delivered to 'No Stone Unturned' journalists
Amnesty International today handed over more than 20,000 messages of support to No Stone Unturned journalists Trevor Birney and Barry McCaffrey. Collected during Amnesty’s 10-month campaign to support...
Jun 18 2019 12:01 am
Myanmar: Older people denied dignity after military atrocities - new report
Tens of thousands of older women and men from ethnic minorities across Myanmar are being let down by a humanitarian system that fails to adequately address their rights and needs, Amnesty Internationa...
Jun 17 2019 8:36 pm
Egypt: 'deeply shocking' death of former President Mohamed Morsi must be immediately investigated
Responding to the news of former Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi’s death in custody today (17 June), Magdalena Mughrabi, Deputy Director for the Middle East and North Africa, said: "The news of Moham...
Jun 17 2019 5:27 pm
Nigeria: Suicide bomb attacks killing at least 30 football fans bear hallmarks of Boko Haram
Responding to multiple suicide bomb attacks targeting people watching a football match on TV in Konduga, in north eastern Nigeria, Osai Ojigho Director Amnesty International Nigeria said: “These horri...
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...