Jan 23 1999 12:00 am
SPECIAL SESSION OF THE COMMISSION ON HUMAN RIGHTS ON EAST TIMOR

Open Letter to all Members of the Commission on Human Rights from Amnesty International's Secretary General, Pierre Sane.

Jan 23 1999 12:00 am
Arms IS DAMAGING GOOD PROGRESS ON ETHICAL FOREIGN POLICY

In the past two years the Government has ìmade genuine and active commitment to human rights in a number of areasî according to Amnesty International UKís second annual audit of the Governmentís...

Jan 22 1999 12:00 am
Women's rights's rightss rights's rights's rights's rights killed in the name of honour

'The right to life of Women's rights's rightss rights's rights's rights's rights in Pakistan is conditional on their obeying social norms and traditions.' Hina Jilani, Pakistani lawyer and human...

Jan 22 1999 12:00 am
SLAP IN THE FACE FOR BRITISH AND CHINESE PEOPLE

'This week has demonstrated that there is grave public concern at Chinaís appalling human rights record. Tony Blairís failure this week to make a firm public statement on human rights is a slap in...

Jan 22 1999 12:00 am
President Wahid -- a chance to break with the past

The new Indonesian government must recognise the importance of human rights to Indonesia's political, economic and social development, Amnesty International said today in an Open Letter to the new...

Jan 22 1999 12:00 am
Pinochet case: Amnesty International is studying the appeal of the lawyers

Amnesty International has no information as to what the 'habeas corpus' says. It was filed today by the lawyers of Augusto Pinochet as an appeal against a British magistrate's decision to allow his...

Jan 21 1999 12:00 am
Deliberate killing of more than 50 civilians by LTTE

Amnesty International strongly condemns the deliberate killing of more than 50 Sinhalese civilians on 18 September by members of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), in a pre-dawn raid on...

Jan 21 1999 12:00 am
Appeal to protect civilians in Burundi

Amnesty International is releasing today, on Africa Human Rights Day, the enclosed public appeal to protect the civilian population in Burundi.

Jan 20 1999 12:00 am
PUBLIC STATEMENT BY BLAIR NOW ESSENTIAL

'A firm, public statement by Tony Blair, spelling out the UKís concerns over human rights in China, is now absolutely essential if his policy of ëconstructive dialogueí with the Chinese government...

Jan 18 1999 12:00 am
Kidnapped Catholic Bishop must be released immediately

Amnesty International has learned with deep concern of the kidnapping of Mgr JosÈ de Jes™s Quintero DÌaz, Bishop of the Diocese of Tib™ in northern Colombia, and calls for his immediate and...