Mar 27 2000 12:00 am
Another step towards justice for the forgotten victims
'We firmly support all efforts to bring the perpetrators of Guatemala's agony to justice,' added the organisation, which has been monitoring the human rights situation in Guatemala for many years. The...
Mar 23 2000 12:00 am
Executions put on hold
The announcement came within hours of a joint press conference in Manila by the Coalition against the Death Penalty , attended by representatives of Amnesty International, members of the Catholic Bish...
Mar 23 2000 12:00 am
CHECHNYA: Rape and torture of Children's rights in Chernokozovo 'filtration camp'
Amnesty International has received disturbing testimony from a survivor of the Chernokozovo 'filtration camp' that detainees, including Women's rights's rightss rights's rights's rights's rights and C...
Mar 23 2000 12:00 am
Anniversary of the assassination of Monsignor Romero - Twenty years of impunity
Monsignor Romero's criticisms of the human rights violations being perpetrated in El Salvador at the time and his commitment to defending human rights led to his violent and untimely death. As in the...
Mar 22 2000 12:00 am
Incidents of police brutality continue
Supported by eyewitness reports and medical evidence, detainees have reported being repeatedly kicked, punched, kneed, beaten with truncheons and sprayed with pepper after restraint. The victims are m...
Mar 22 2000 12:00 am
Day of Freedom protest must be free from human rights violations
'Last Wednesday's Freedom March-2 showed the international community that Belarusian authorities can allow demonstrations and respect the right to peaceful assembly,' Amnesty International stated. A d...
Mar 21 2000 12:00 am
Clamp down on 'heretical organisations'
Amnesty International is calling on the Chinese government to stop the arbitrary detentions, unfair trials and other human rights violations resulting from the official campaign against 'heretical org...
Mar 21 2000 12:00 am
Amnesty International urges Tennessee not to become the 31st state of the execution union
'We are asking Governor Sundquist to consider how history will judge such a retrograde step at a time when more than half of the world's countries have turned their backs on the death penalty ,' Amnes...
Mar 21 2000 12:00 am
Amnesty International calls for immediate death penalty moratorium
'This would be in line with the call of the United Nations Commission on Human Rights for a 'moratorium on executions with a view to completely abolishing the death penalty '', Amnesty International s...
Mar 21 2000 12:00 am
Amnesty International calls for immediate death penalty moratorium
'This would be in line with the call of the United Nations Commission on Human Rights for a 'moratorium on executions with a view to completely abolishing the death penalty'', Amnesty International sa...