Oct 20 2000 12:00 am
FINDINGS OF AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL'S DELEGATION

Amnesty International today published a report based on the findings of its delegation to Israel and the Occupied Territories. 'The impunity for those who commit human rights violations and the lack...

Oct 20 2000 12:00 am
FINDINGS OF AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL'S DELEGATION

'In policing the recent demonstrations, the Israeli security forces tended to use military methods rather than policing methods involving the protection of human lives,' Amnesty International said...

Oct 18 2000 12:00 am
Torture feeds off discrimination

Torture and ill-treatment persists across the European region - from the United Kingdom to Azerbaijan. Torture and ill treatment has been documented by Amnesty International in at least 25 countries...

Oct 17 2000 12:00 am
Burma (BURMA): JAMES MAWDLSEY RELEASE SHOULD BE FIRST OF MANY

Amnesty International UK Communications Director Mark Lattimer said: 'James Mawdsley's release should be the harbinger of release of prisoners of conscience right across Burma. While Mr Mawdsley's...

Oct 13 2000 12:00 am
MUVUNYI: QUEST FOR JUSTICE OVER RWANDA GENOCIDE MUST GO ON

Mark Lattimer, Amnesty International UK Communications Director said: 'The transfer of Mr Muvunyi to the tribunal in Arusha offers a chance to thoroughly investigate obscene crimes committed during...

Oct 13 2000 12:00 am
Amnesty International expresses concern for civilians safety

In response to the attacks, the organisation appealed for respect for human rights and protection of civilian lives. 'The events of the past two weeks, in which about 100 people have their lost their...

Oct 13 2000 12:00 am
Amnesty International Condemns punitive raids and killing of Israeli soldiers

The human rights organisation recalled the responsibility of the Israeli and Palestinian authorities to respect and maintain the rule of law, which includes the protection of human life and safety at...

Oct 12 2000 12:00 am
BIARRITZ SUMMIT: STRONG RIGHTS WITHIN EU SHOULD BE THE GOAL

Amnesty International UK Communications Mark Lattimer said: 'As the competencies of the EU continue to expand, it is important that there exists a fundamental check on its power, protecting the rights...

Oct 12 2000 12:00 am
Amnesty International continues to urge positive engagement on human rights

'The Attorney General has made highly critical comments about the organisation. The allegations are both unfounded and inaccurate,' Amnesty International said today. Each year Amnesty International...

Oct 12 2000 12:00 am
Amnesty International condemns Zimbabwe amnesty

Although the order makes exceptions for some grave crimes, the amnesty protects perpetrators of human rights abuses who are liable to prosecution for, or are charged with, assault with intent to do...