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Jan 28 2022 11:35 am
Ukraine: further armed conflict would be 'devastating' for millions

Russia’s military’s record in Ukraine, Syria and Chechnya littered with war crimes and other atrocities Warning over ‘weaponisation’ of European energy supplies ‘It is frightening to imagine what...

Jan 27 2022 3:17 pm
Beijing 2022: British Olympic Association must not repeat Australian Open t-shirt ban

Letter to Andy Anson, CEO of the sporting body, says Team GB athletes should be informed of human rights situation and free to speak out U-turn by Melbourne tennis organisers came after widespread...

Jan 26 2022 7:15 pm
Northern Ireland: Authorities must protect Professor Colin Harvey and academic freedom

Queen’s University Belfast academic targeted for discussing constitutional future of Northern Ireland ‘Academics must be able to contribute to and enrich public policy debates with their expertise and...

Jan 24 2022 7:03 pm
Ireland: Laws criminalising sex work puts workers at high risk of abuse and violence - New Report

Research reveals how sex workers are forced to risk their life in order to avoid police ‘The only time I would call the cops would be if I was dying on the floor. …I’d personally rather be at risk...

Jan 24 2022 3:45 pm
UK: High Court appeal decision in Assange case welcome but concerns over limitations

Following today’s High Court decision to certify one issue as of ‘general public importance’, meaning that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will be able to go to the Supreme Court to challenge a...

Jan 21 2022 2:23 pm
UK: Government and Britishvolt must be 'transparent and honest' about environmental and human rights risks of sourcing metals

Responding to news that the UK government will be investing £100m in Britishvolt's new so-called 'gigafactory' in Northumberland to boost production of electric car batteries, Richard Kent, Researcher...

Jan 18 2022 12:42 pm
Israel: reports of police using NSO spyware against citizens must be investigated

Protest leaders, former government employees and Benjamin Netanyahu all reportedly had phones hacked Pegasus spyware previously implicated in numerous cases where human right defenders and journalists...

Jan 17 2022 12:54 pm
Amnesty Media Awards: Call for entries close this week

Closing date for entries is this Thursday: https://amnesty-media-awards.org.uk/ Entries for Amnesty International UK’s Media Awards close on Thursday. The…

Jan 17 2022 10:54 am
Russia: one year after jailing, Navalny and supporters in 'living hell'

The jailed opposition leader still faces a raft of bogus charges Dozens of Navalny’s team have fled Russia and many have been jailed amid ‘brutal’ targeted crackdown ‘His supporters and Russian civil...

Jan 14 2022 10:13 am
Northern Ireland: ‘Race hate attackers going unpunished’ – one year on, no-one charged for arson attack on Belfast multi-cultural centre

Joint statement from Amnesty International and Belfast Multi-Cultural Association ‘We feel let down by the police.’ – Muhammad Atif ‘Police figures show that the vast majority of racist hate crimes in...