Sep 9 2020 7:42 pm
UK: Internal Market Bill ‘deeply concerning’ - Amnesty

Responding to today's publication by the UK Government of the Internal Market Bill, Patrick Corrigan, Amnesty International UK’s Northern Ireland Programme Director, said: “This Bill is deeply...

Sep 9 2020 6:16 pm
UK: Internal Market Bill is 'deeply concerning'

Responding to today's publication by the UK Government of the Internal Market Bill, Patrick Corrigan, Amnesty International UK’s Northern Ireland Programme Director, said: “This Bill is deeply...

Sep 9 2020 1:51 pm
Myanmar: UK Craft beer and San Miguel linked to military crimes

‘Unsuspecting consumers of craft beers from Kirin’s subsidiaries in the UK will be horrified to realise that they may be in any way contributing funds to Myanmar’s military’ - Peter Frankental...

Sep 9 2020 9:31 am
Mozambique: gruesome videos of security forces torturing detainees must be investigated

Prisoners stripped, beaten and brutally wounded in chilling torture videos Footage shows soldiers decapitating bodies in mass graves ‘The unspeakable cruelty and inhumanity displayed in these videos...

Sep 8 2020 2:47 pm
Northern Ireland: Amnesty criticises First and deputy First Minister refusal to publish report of meeting with Chinese government

Amnesty calls for public condemnation of abuses in Hong Kong and Xinjiang Amnesty International has criticised the Executive Office for refusing to publish a report of a meeting in late July between...

Sep 8 2020 2:21 pm
Iran: reports of fresh charge against Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe is 'worst fears come true'

Responding to reports that the British national Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe is set to face another criminal charge in Iran, Kate Allen, Amnesty International UK’s Director, said: “If confirmed, this...

Sep 8 2020 8:47 am
Malta is ramping up 'despicable and illegal' migrant pushbacks - new report

Even shipwrecked people have been sent back to face possible torture in Libya Dangerous behaviour of Maltese authorities compared to UK politicians and Channel crossings ‘The UK has displayed the same...

Sep 7 2020 3:12 pm
Lebanon: international investigation needed into Beirut explosion - fresh call

Amnesty issues detailed five-page statement month on from devastating blast Judicial Council, given the task of investigating the explosion, does not have the jurisdiction to prosecute government...

Sep 7 2020 12:18 pm
UK: Assange extradition hearing a key test for justice

The US authorities must drop all charges against Julian Assange relating to his publishing activities, and the UK must reject the related US extradition request, Amnesty International said today as...

Sep 4 2020 10:54 am
USA: police use of spit hood condemned in 'appalling' death of Daniel Prude

Spit hoods can cause extreme distress and restricted breathing Call for ‘thorough’ investigation into Prude’s death as part of wide-ranging review of US policing ‘People should not die when they call...