Amnesty International

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Refugees

EU 'complicit' in Croatian human rights abuse, report claims

EU 'complicit' in Croatian human rights abuse, report claims

EU leaders are "complicit" in human rights abuses committed by Croatia police, according to an Amnesty International report. 

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Northern Ireland Secretary says she has 'no power' to change abortion laws

Government has 'no power' to change Northern Ireland abortion laws

Government has 'no power' to change Northern Ireland abortion laws

Secretary of State Karen Bradley has said she has no powers to make changes to Northern Ireland's laws after protesters called on her to decriminalise abortion.

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Northern Ireland abortion protesters gather outside Parliament

Anti-abortion and pro-abortion campaigners protest outside Parliament

Anti-abortion and pro-abortion campaigners protest outside Parliament

Protesters representing both sides of the debate on abortion in Northern Ireland have gathered outside the Houses of Parliament in London.

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Protestors call for release of two British citizens held in Iran

Protestors call for release of two British citizens held in Iran

Protestors call for release of two British citizens held in Iran

The protest was led by the husband of one of the women, who was jailed last year

Friday, August 11, 2017

Friday, August 11, 2017

Russian authorities jail 76-year-old with Parkinson's for holding placard

Russian authorities jail 76-year-old with Parkinson's for holding placard

Russian authorities jail 76-year-old with Parkinson's for holding placard

Server Karametov held a placard about the treatment of Tatars, a Turkic ethnic group, outside the Supreme Court of Crimea

Monday, May 22, 2017

Monday, May 22, 2017

'Donald Trump had the chance to address human rights abuses in Saudi Arabia' says Amnesty International rep

'Donald Trump could have addressed human rights abuses in Saudi Arabia but failed to do so', say Amnesty

'Trump could have addressed Saudi human rights abuses but failed', say Amnesty

Allan Hogarth, Head of Advocacy and Programmes at Amnesty International UK, spoke to Paul Ross about the US President's first overseas trip

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Pro-Erdogan hackers deface top accounts as crisis with Turkey escalates

Justin Bieber and Borussia Dortmund Twitter accounts defaced with Nazi slur by pro-Erdogan hackers

Justin Bieber Twitter account defaced with Nazi slur by pro-Erdogan hackers

There's been tension between Turkey and a number of EU member states after several rallies supporting him in the upcoming election

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

European Court rules employers can ban headscarves, political and religious signs

European Court rules employers can ban headscarves, political and religious garments

European Court says bosses can ban headscarves, political and religious garments

The European Court of Justice has said employers are entitled to ban headscarves if it is based on company rules which require the employees to dress neutrally