Media

Egypt urged to end 'relentless' attacks on journalists

Global rights group calls on Egyptian authorities to stop censorship, harassment and intimidation of journalists.

Journalism has become a crime in Egypt: Amnesty International

Death penalty

Amnesty: Saudi Arabia executed record number of people in 2019

Saudi Arabia, Iraq and Bahrain see rising executions while Asia-Pacific region records lowest numbers since 2011.

Amnesty: Saudi Arabia executed record number of people in 2019

Amnesty International

Al Jazeera Digital wins Amnesty International Canada Media Award

Interactive feature was on conflicts of interest arising from Canada's $5.6bn expansion of Trans Mountain oil pipeline.

Al Jazeera Digital wins Amnesty International Canada Media Award

Eritrea

Eritrea urged to free political prisoners amid COVID-19 threat

Rights groups call on government to release Ciham Ali Ahmed and other detainees amid fears of a coronavirus outbreak.

Eritrea urged to free political prisoners amid COVID-19 threat

Press Freedom

Bangladesh journalist charged with defamation goes missing

Photographer Shafiqul Islam Kazal's family fears he may have been abducted after legislator accuses him of defamation.

Bangladesh journalist charged with defamation goes missing

Opinion

Do not forget the jailed Saudi women's rights activists

Saudi Arabia has paid lip service to women's rights while imprisoning the very women who have campaigned for them.

Fadi al-Qadi

by Fadi al-Qadi

Fadi al-Qadi

Women's Rights

Indian female politicians face online abuse: Study

Amnesty International says female legislators received rape and death threats on Twitter as online abuse of women rises.

Indian female politicians face online abuse: Study

Jamal Khashoggi

'Antithesis of justice': Khashoggi verdict roundly condemned

Global condemnation as Saudi exonerates crown prince's aides over journalist's murder, but US welcomes 'important step'.

'Antithesis of justice': Khashoggi verdict roundly condemned

Iran

'Vicious crackdown': Iran protest death toll at 304, Amnesty says

Human rights group says children were among those killed and calls for the release of detained demonstrators.

'Vicious crackdown': Iran protest death toll at 304, Amnesty says

Egypt

Amnesty: Egypt using 'sinister' secretive agency to crush dissent

Egypt's SSSP misusing 'counterterror legislation' routinely to prosecute thousands of government critics, report says.

Amnesty: Egypt using 'sinister' secretive agency to crush dissent

AJ Impact

Dockworkers in Chile paralyse ports ahead of broader strike

The strike affects shipments of copper, Chile's top export, and other goods as protests over high inequality continue.

Dockworkers in Chile paralyse ports ahead of broader strike

Amnesty International

Amnesty International offices in India raided by federal police

Raids at rights group offices in Bengaluru and New Delhi after CBI registers case on alleged violation of funding rules.

Amnesty International offices in India raided by federal police

Iraq

'Bloodbath': Iraq forces accused of illegal killings

As protesters' death toll jumps, Amnesty calls for urgent end to 'relentless and unlawful use of lethal force'.

Iraq gov't urged to rein in security forces to end 'bloodbath'

Palestine

'Punitive': Palestinian rights activist slams Israel's travel ban

Laith Abu Zeyad's travel ban by Israel is a 'sinister move' designed to silence critics of the government, Amnesty says.

'Punitive': Palestinian rights activist slams Israel's travel ban

Amnesty International

'Powerful states' blocking data on firms in Israeli settlements

Amnesty urges UN member states to demand release of database listing companies operating in the illegal settlements.

'Powerful states' blocking data on firms in Israeli settlements