May 17 2018 1:00 am
Yemen: thousands flee fighting in Hodeidah - new testimonies
‘We saw dead bodies and we saw others ripped to pieces’ - 25-year-old woman from Qataba who had fled fighting ‘The most vulnerable among the civilian population are bearing the brunt of this new offen...
May 16 2018 5:07 pm
USA: Gina Haspel's nomination for CIA job is 'affront to human rights'
‘This country has not held any officials accountable for the use of torture’ - Daphne Eviatar Responding to news that the US Senate Intelligence Committee has recommended that the Senate approve the n...
May 16 2018 1:01 am
Libya: number of detained refugees and migrants soars
‘The EU is turning a blind eye to the suffering caused by its callous immigration policies that outsource border control to Libya’ - Heba Morayef A surge in migrants and refugees intercepted at sea by...
May 15 2018 9:30 pm
Turkey: UK must continue to push on human rights
Following the conclusion of Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan's visit to the UK, Kate Allen, Director of Amnesty International UK, said: “Theresa May was right to raise human rights with Preside...
May 15 2018 1:57 pm
Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe: 'shocking' that another criminal case may be opened
‘If new charges are levelled against Nazanin, they’re likely to be as baseless as the original ones’ - Kerry Moscogiuri Responding to reports that the jailed UK-Iranian dual-national Nazanin Zaghari-R...
May 15 2018 10:12 am
Pakistan: Investigation uncovers 'sinister' hacking campaign targeting activists
Exclusive investigation used digital forensic techniques and malware analysis to uncover hacking methods Fake Facebook and Google login pages trick victims into sharing passwords and personal informat...
May 14 2018 4:27 pm
Gaza shootings: 'another horrific example' of Israeli military using excessive force
‘While some protesters may have engaged in some form of violence, this still does not justify the use of live ammunition’ - Philip Luther Responding to reports that dozens of Palestinians have been ki...
May 13 2018 2:01 am
Brazil: International solidarity is crucial to solving Marielle Franco's murder
Increased global activism is crucial to pressuring Brazilian authorities into solving the killing of Marielle Franco, Amnesty International said today, two months after she was shot dead in Rio de Jan...
May 11 2018 6:05 pm
Egypt: activist arrested for Facebook video condemning sexual harassment
‘It is a dark day when the Egyptian authorities are more concerned with silencing a woman who speaks out about sexual harassment than taking steps to address the issue’ - Najia Bounaim Amnesty Interna...
May 11 2018 2:03 pm
Northern Ireland: Amnesty gives cautious welcome to consultation on legacy
Amnesty International has today given a cautious welcome to the Northern Ireland Office’s publication of a consultation on addressing the legacy of Northern Ireland’s past. The proposals mirror that o...