This morning I woke up to the news that “Guadalupe”, a young woman unjustly imprisoned in El Salvador after having a miscarriage, had been pardoned.
On 21 January 2015, the French Prime Minister Manuel Valls publicly announced the adoption of new measures to combat terrorism.
A pardon granted by El Salvador’s Parliamentary Assembly to a young woman imprisoned after suffering a miscarriage is a triumph of justice and gives hope to the other 15 women languishing in jail on similar charges, said Amnesty International.
Amnesty International and NUJ protest demands that Saudi Arabia put an end to flogging and free Raif Badawi
This evening members of Amnesty International Ireland and the National Union of Journalists gathered outside the Saudi Arabian Embassy in Dublin to call for the release of imprisoned blogger Raif Badawi and stand in solidarity with all those imprisoned or punished for exercising their right to freedom of expression.
Today, the Gender Recognition Bill 2014 was debated in Seanad Eireann.
Amnesty International welcomed the publishing by the Government of the wording of the Marriage Equality Referendum today.
The Macedonian Parliament’s approval of a constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage will further entrench discrimination in the country, Amnesty International said.
Women and girls in Egypt face violence on a disturbing scale both at home and in public, including sexual mob attacks as well as torture in state custody, according to a new briefing by Amnesty International.
The Bahraini authorities must quash the conviction of prominent human rights defender, Nabeel Rajab, who has today been sentenced to six months in prison for posting comments online which were considered insulting to the Ministries of Interior and Defence, Amnesty International said.