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Jan 23 2021 3:57 pm
Russia: 1,330 Navalny protesters must be released immediately

Amnesty monitors report ‘indiscriminate beatings’ and ‘preventive arrests’ overall number of detainees exceeds 1,330 Navalny video on Putin’s Palace viewed by more than 55 million Amnesty...

Jan 21 2021 8:51 am
Amnesty and FA launch guide for increasing refugee women's participation in football

Amnesty International UK, in partnership with the English Football Association, have today launched a free guide and online training series which aims to increase refugee women’s participation in...

Jan 20 2021 9:00 am
UK: Lords must oppose 'licence to torture' for British troops abroad

Most people in the UK (56%) would be concerned about granting troops immunity Call on Lords to reject ‘licence to torture’ provisions of controversial Overseas Operations Bill ‘The UK’s international...

Jan 18 2021 6:22 pm
Russia: police station hearing ordering Navalny's 30-day custody is 'farcical'

Activist only allowed to see his lawyer one minute before impromptu hearing State-run TV channels allowed into police station, but independent reporters excluded ‘These absurd theatrics expose the...

Jan 17 2021 7:23 pm
Russia: Navalny is prisoner of conscience after Moscow arrest

Prominent Kremlin critic Aleksei Navalny arrested on arrival at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport Investigation still needed into his Novichok poisoning in August ‘The Russian authorities are seeking to...

Jan 14 2021 10:57 pm
USA: oversight report on migrant family separations proves 'cruelty was the point'

Damning report from Department of Justice Inspector General Michael E Horowitz Call for prosecution of government officials and contractors ‘This utter disregard for people’s lives caused irreparable...

Jan 14 2021 3:00 pm
Azerbaijan / Armenia: Scores of civilians were killed in 'indiscriminate' attacks - new report

On-the-ground investigation into dozens of attacks, including with cluster munitions Evidence refutes both sides’ denials over attacks that killed at least 146 civilians Aysu Iskandarli, 7, killed by...

Jan 13 2021 5:22 pm
USA: letter to 3,500 mayors and governors calls for tighter security ahead of inauguration

New measures needed to prevent white supremacist violence Lax gun laws and Trump’s embrace of white supremacists fuel fears Amnesty researchers monitoring situation at state capitols and in Washington...

Jan 13 2021 1:04 pm
Uganda: Authorities must lift social media block that violates human rights

Ugandan authorities to suspend social media networks including Twitter, Facebook and WhatsApp Shutdown a violation of the right to freedom of expression and access to information Uganda has blocked...

Jan 12 2021 5:04 pm
UK: Raab action over Xinjiang abuses welcome but safeguards must be extended

Responding to today’s announcement from the Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab in the House of Commons that companies will have to meet requirements showing their supply chains are free from forced labour...