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Older News – 2023

Dec 22 2023 5:31 pm
Iran: Swedish-Iranian academic Ahmadreza Djalali at grave risk of ‘retaliatory’ execution

Earlier this week a Swedish court upheld a life sentence against a former Iranian official implicated in prison massacres Ahmadreza Djalali has been arbitrarily held in Iran for past seven-and-a-half…

Dec 21 2023 9:27 am
Myanmar: Military should be investigated for war crimes in response to ‘Operation 1027’

Myanmar military arbitrarily detained civilians and looted valuables Use of cluster munitions in Shan State ‘Nearly three years after the coup, the suffering of civilians across Myanmar shows no signs…

Dec 20 2023 5:38 pm
Israel/OPT: Israeli authorities must account for secretly-detained Palestinians

Mounting number of Palestinians being held in circumstances amounting to enforced disappearance Sickening images of humiliated detainees in underwear condemned as war crimes ‘We are currently…

Dec 20 2023 2:49 pm
Irish Government challenge to Troubles Act ‘vital for victims here and around the world’

Amnesty International has today welcomed the decision by the Irish Government that it will pursue a legal challenge to the UK Government’s controversial Troubles Act at the European Court of Human…

Dec 19 2023 5:53 pm
Sudan: fresh fears for civilians in second city Wad Madani

City has been operating as a humanitarian hub for civilians who fled fighting in Khartoum Extensive war crimes have been committed by both forces ‘We’re deeply concerned about the plight of civilians…

Dec 15 2023 4:54 pm
Mozambique: Authorities must investigate ‘deplorable killing’ of newspaper editor

Authorities must conduct a thorough, impartial and effective investigation into the killing of journalist João Fernando Chamusse Killing comes amidst a disturbing wave of death threats, intimidation…

Dec 15 2023 1:08 pm
Hong Kong: Jimmy Lai’s ‘sham trial’ a further attack on press freedom

Repressive National Security Law is crushing Hong Kong’s freedoms Lai has been denied right to bail and prevented from choosing his own lawyer ‘No one should be prosecuted solely for exercising their…

Dec 15 2023 11:24 am
UK: Ministers must ‘stop threatening’ people seeking asylum after another Channel crossing tragedy

In response to reports of at least one death in the English Channel, Steve Valdez-Symonds, Amnesty International UK’s Refugee and Migrant Rights Director, said: “Once again this is terrible news and…

Dec 14 2023 11:01 pm
Greece: Six months on deadly shipwreck survivors still denied justice

Greek authorities failed to mobilise appropriate resources for a rescue Survivors’ testimonies challenge the authorities’ claim that people on the Adriana did not want to be rescued ‘The Greek…

Dec 14 2023 4:44 pm
Hong Kong: Police issue ‘absurd’ cash bounties on overseas activists

Five exiled pro-democracy activists become latest targeted by large bounties Four people arrested accused of assisting exiled activists UK-based activist Simon Cheng among those place under a £100,000…