Amnesty International Ireland has joined groups calling for the possession of drugs for personal use to be decriminalised by the Government. It is to add its support to the Ana Liffey Drug Project’s campaign, backed by civil groups and politicians.
Freedom of the press in Northern Ireland is “at risk”, Amnesty International has warned, as two investigative journalists face further police questioning related to their award-winning film about state collusion in the killing of civilians. Trevor Birney and Barry McCaffrey were arrested
Amnesty International has welcomed a report calling on the UK Government to legalise same-sex marriage in British Overseas Territories (OTs) as strengthening the case for legislation in Northern Ireland. The House of Commons foreign affairs committee has called for all OTs to legalise same-sex marri
The Iranian authorities carried out a "shameless" campaign of repression during 2018, crushing protests and arresting thousands in a wide-scale crackdown on dissent, said Amnesty International. The organization has today revealed new figures showing the extent of the Iranian authorities’ repre
Human rights activists, trade unionists and students have called on the UK government to legislate to allow same-sex marriages to take place in Northern Ireland. In a statement released to coincide with the two-year anniversary of the collapse of devolution yesterday, Amnesty International, Stonewal
The absence of devolved government in Northern Ireland has left human rights "trapped in political limbo", Amnesty International has warned. The human rights group has released a statement to mark the two-year anniversary of the collapse of the Northern Ireland Assembly in 2017.