Media contacts

The International Secretariat’s media unit is available during office hours and on call to answer all media queries on + 44 (0)20 7413 5566. The office is staffed 8.30am–5pm GMT Monday to Friday. The on-call number for media requests outside office hours is +44 (0)7778 472 126.

If you would like to meet the press officers, let us know and we’ll do what we can to arrange an appointment (available to journalists only).

If you would like to join our mailing lists for press releases, media advisories and briefings, please send your name, organisation, contact details and email address to press@amnesty.org. Do let us know if you have a specific area of interest, thematic or regional.

International Press Office
Peter Benenson House
1 Easton Street
London
WC1X 0DW
UK
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7413 5566
After hours: +44 7778 472 126
Fax: +44 (0) 20 7413 5835
Email: press@amnesty.org

Contacts for press officers based at the International Secretariat:
Africa
Katy Pownall
Work: +44 (0)20 7413  5729
Mobile: +44 (0)7961 421 583
Languages: English    

Americas / Counter Terror with Justice / Death Penalty
Josefina Salomon
Work: +44 (0)20 7413 5562
Mobile: +44 (0)7778 472 116
Languages: Spanish and English

Asia
Katya Nasim
Work: +44 (0)20 7413 5871
Mobile: +44 (0) 7904 398 103
Languages: English

Europe & Central Asia
Lydia Aroyo
Work: +44 (0)20 7413 5599
Mobile: +44 (0)7771 796 350
Languages: English, Russian, Bulgarian 

Middle East and North Africa
James Lynch
Work: +44 (0)20 7413 5511
Languages: Arabic & English

General / United Nations
Tom Mackey
Work: +44 (0) 20 7413 5810
Mobile: 44 (0)7904 398 285
Languages: English

Director, Media Programme
Susanna Flood
Work: +44 (0)20 7413 5554
Mobile: +44 (0)7904 398 319
Languages: English & French

You can also find new and archived Amnesty International press releases, public statements on human rights issues and country reports on our website.
Audio Visual Production Unit
Amnesty International produces audiovisual material to illustrate its human rights concerns and maintains a video and audio archive.

For requests or further information please contact one of the press officers above or AV producer David Whitbourn on +44 (0)20 7413 5560.
Audiovisual Production Unit
International Secretariat
Peter Benenson House
1 Easton Street
LONDON
WC1X 0DW
UK
Tel:  +44 (0)20 7413 5560
Fax: +44 (0)20 7413 5835
Email: avproduction@amnesty.org
Audio Visual Footage Archive
For requests or further information, please contact the Audiovisual Archivist at audiovis@amnesty.org

Audiovisual Resources, IRP
International Secretariat
Peter Benenson House
1 Easton Street
LONDON WC1X 0DW UK
Tel: +44 (0)20 7413 5588
Fax: +44 (0)20 7413 5835
Email: audiovis@amnesty.org

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Brazil: Police ‘still have blood on their hands’ 20 years on from massacre

24 July 2013

Every year police in Brazil are responsible for around 2,000 deaths, Amnesty International said today as it marked the 20th anniversary of the infamous Candelária massacre in Rio de Janeiro.