Amnesty International

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Hidden human rights crises threaten post-Covid global security – Amnesty
‘Crises will multiply’ if escalating repression by governments under pretext of pandemic ignored, says secretary general

Kate Hodal

08, Apr, 2021 @5:00 AM

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UK's 'headlong rush into abandoning human rights' rebuked by Amnesty
Covid failings, crackdown on protest, police discrimination and resumed arms trade with Saudi Arabia all listed in annual report

Kate Hodal

07, Apr, 2021 @5:01 AM

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Myanmar: Aung San Suu Kyi accused of taking bribes as more deaths reported
Elected leader’s party reject as ‘slander’ junta’s allegations that Suu Kyi took cash and gold worth nearly $1.3m, as UN condemns crackdown

Guardian staff and agencies

11, Mar, 2021 @2:13 PM

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The government is hell-bent on diluting the Human Rights Act. We must protect it | Kate Allen
These rights have been central to many key justice fights in the past 20 years, and we can’t allow politicians to take them away, says Amnesty International UK director Kate Allen

Kate Allen

03, Mar, 2021 @1:00 PM

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Hundreds died in Axum massacre during Tigray war, says Amnesty
Group says soldiers killed hundreds of unarmed civilians in northern Ethiopian city

Jason Burke Africa correspondent

26, Feb, 2021 @11:41 AM

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Amnesty strips Alexei Navalny of 'prisoner of conscience' status
Rights group has been under pressure to condemn past statements by Kremlin critic

Andrew Roth in Moscow

24, Feb, 2021 @6:02 PM

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UK's anti-terror chief fears rights group boycott threatens Prevent review
Neil Basu says move to oppose appointment of William Shawcross could harm process

Vikram Dodd Police and crime correspondent

22, Feb, 2021 @12:32 AM

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Human rights groups to boycott government's Prevent review
Coalition of 17 groups says appointment of William Shawcross shows review will ‘rubber-stamp’ anti-radicalisation strategy

Jamie Grierson Home affairs correspondent

16, Feb, 2021 @3:48 PM

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UK failing to protect human rights defenders abroad, says Amnesty
New report finds lawyers, journalists and health workers at risk during pandemic have struggled to get help from embassies

Sarah Marsh

10, Feb, 2021 @7:15 AM

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'Zak's an icon': the long fight for justice over death of Greek LGBT activist
Zak Kostopoulos’s family say murder charges must be brought in a case that has exposed deep homophobia

Helena Smith in Athens

20, Dec, 2020 @12:12 PM

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'What about my child?': children born to refugee parents caught up in harsh offshore policy
More than 175 children face uncertain futures under the Australian government’s offshore processing policy. Some may face permanent separation from their parents or even statelessness

Hannah Ryan

11, Dec, 2020 @7:00 PM

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Human rights groups detail 'war crimes' in Nagorno-Karabakh
Amnesty and Human Rights Watch release reports showing evidence of beheadings, torture and other abuse

Andrew Roth in Moscow

10, Dec, 2020 @4:50 PM

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