16 Dec 2019
A group, Civil Society Groups for Peace, Sustainable Security and National Development has warned the Amnesty International and the Human Rights Commission in Nigeria to refrain from commenting on the trial of Convener of #Revolution Now protests and publisher of Sahara Reporters and his co-defendant, Olawale Bakare.
9 Dec 2019
Sowore's SenSenator Bob Menendez (D-N.J.), Ranking Member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, issued the following statement after Omoyele Sowore, a prominent Nigerian-American journalist and activist, was arbitrarily re-arrested yesterday by Nigerian authorities. Sowore, a New Jersey resident, was first arrested in August and despite two court orders for his release, Nigerian security services refused to release him until yesterday. Hours later he was re-arrested. Senator Menendez has been involved in securing Mr. Sowore’s release after his family in New Jersey approached his office about it.
7 Jul 2019
Amnesty International's latest report from the US-Mexico border focuses on activists looking to assist would-be migrants. Its author Brian Griffey says some of the state's steps amount to "contempt for the rule of law."
10 Apr 2019
Amnesty International's annual death penalty report finds that executions have decreased worldwide. The trend is overshadowed by a new law in Brunei that allows authorities to kill people for homosexual activities.
16 Feb 2019
An Amnesty International report says travel sites are "driving settlement expansion" in Israeli settlements, a claim that has sparked outrage in Israel and among Jewish groups.
20 Dec 2018
The Nigerian Army has come down hard on humanitarian agencies Amnesty International and UNICEF, accusing both of working to destabilise the country.
19 Dec 2018
With gender inequality prevalent throughout the world, Amnesty International points out Twitter's "toxic" work environment for women.
7 Jun 2018
The Nigerian Senate on Wednesday resolved to look into a report by the international human rights organisation, Amnesty International, accusing Nigerian security forces of rape and domestic violence against women in the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camps in Borno.
12 Apr 2018
Human rights group Amnesty International says the number of reported judicial executions fell in 2017, and sees a trend toward abolishing the death penalty. But the group also warns that the true number of people put to death is often concealed.
25 Mar 2018
Amnesty international is not friendly to Nigeria.
23 Feb 2018
Leaders preaching hate, governments ignoring basic freedoms, the suppression of minorities - Amnesty International's annual report on the state of human rights around the world paints a bleak picture.
23 Feb 2018
Amnesty International has released its annual report in the US, which the NGO says has seen a bad year in terms of human rights.