Jun 19 2018 5:07 pm
Theresa May 'mustn't mince words' over Thailand's human rights record during PM visit
‘In the four years since the coup, the Thai military have tightened their stranglehold on the country, issuing new laws to gag critics and scare people into submission’ – Kate Allen Ahead of tomorrow’...
Jun 19 2018 10:43 am
Turkey: Police report finds no evidence to substantiate claims against Amnesty Chair
‘Without a shred of credible evidence presented to substantiate the absurd charges made against him, Taner must now be released’ - Salil Shetty A newly submitted police report fails to find any eviden...
Jun 18 2018 6:52 pm
USA: immigration policy of separating children from parents is 'spectacularly cruel'
‘The US government is playing a sick game with these families’ lives’ - Erika Guevara-Rosas The practice of separating child migrants from their parents and holding them in cages as a result of US Att...
Jun 18 2018 2:16 pm
Leaked briefing shows UK Government's ‘total disregard’ for women in Northern Ireland
Leaked Northern Ireland Office briefing document for Northern Ireland Secretary is ‘deeply concerning’ on issue of abortion. It is deeply concerning that the UK Government is continuing to deny its re...
Jun 18 2018 1:00 am
Israel: forced deportations of African asylum-seekers is illegal - new report
Detained Eritreans and Sudanese asylum-seekers being pressured into going to Rwanda and Uganda where conditions are precarious ‘If you don’t leave for Rwanda, you will leave Israel in a coffin’ - repo...
Jun 15 2018 12:36 pm
Palestine: Amnesty staff member detained and tortured by West Bank security forces
Responding to the arbitrary detention and beating during arrest of scores of demonstrators and bystanders, including Amnesty International staff member Laith Abu Zeyad, by Palestinian security forces,...
Jun 15 2018 10:17 am
Australia: Another tragic death in Nauru's offshore detention centre
‘Australia’s reckless and cruel refugee policies continue to endanger lives and must end immediately’ - Kate Schuetze Responding to the tragic news that a 26-year-old Iranian man reportedly died on Na...
Jun 14 2018 6:27 pm
Russia: arrest of campaigner Peter Tatchell for gay rights protest is 'outrageous'
‘The response to Peter Tatchell’s protest is straight out of the Russian authorities’ playbook … immediate arrest by the police’ - Kate Allen Responding to news that the prominent British human rights...
Jun 14 2018 4:48 pm
Japan: Investigate Kirin over payment to Myanmar military amid ethnic cleansing
Japanese authorities must urgently launch an investigation into payments that a subsidiary of the multinational brewing giant Kirin made to Myanmar’s military and authorities at the height of an ethni...
Jun 14 2018 2:39 pm
Argentina: Abortion decriminalisation vote a 'historic step' for women's rights
“New legislation could end a vicious circle where women have no option but to risk their lives, their health, and their freedom if they are sent to prison” - Mariela Belski Today’s bill to decriminali...