Apr 19 2002 12:00 am
JENIN REFUGEE CAMP: PRACTICAL MEASURES ARE REQUIRED - WORDS ARE NOT ENOUGH

Amnesty International delegates in Jenin said 'There is strong evidence that human rights and international humanitarian law were breached in Jenin by the Israeli Defence Forces.' Amnesty...

Apr 18 2002 12:00 am
Algeria: Immediate action needed to prevent further protest killings

More than 80 unarmed demonstrators were shot dead by the security forces in protests following the death last year, but those responsible have still not been brought to justice. The ongoing impunity...

Apr 17 2002 12:00 am
Turkey: Conditions in 'F-Type' prisons continue to raise alarm

Conditions in the 'F-type' prisons have been the focus of ongoing protests including a hunger strike which has continued since October 2000 and has resulted in 50 people dying and hundreds suffering...

Apr 17 2002 12:00 am
Turkey: Conditions in 'F-Type' prisons continue to raise alarm

Conditions in the 'F-type' prisons have been the focus of ongoing protests including a hunger strike which has continued since October 2000 and has resulted in 50 people dying and hundreds suffering...

Apr 17 2002 12:00 am
Pakistan: Violence against Women's rights's rightss rights's rights's rights's rights on the increase and still no protection

In its fifth report on Women's rights's rightss rights's rights's rights's rights in Pakistan, Amnesty International summarises the current government's commitments to uphold Women's rights's rightss...

Apr 17 2002 12:00 am
Jenin: Access denied to Amnesty International Forensic Expert - legal action considered

The only forensic pathologist in the vicinity, Professor Pounder had sought access to the camp in order to begin gathering vital evidence about the fate of those who died in Jenin. The Amnesty...

Apr 17 2002 12:00 am
JENIN REFUGEE CAMP: URGENT NEED FOR HUMANITARIAN ASSISTANCE

Amnesty International said: 'If this was an earthquake the international community would be asked for - and would certainly grant - urgent help. It is shocking that the authorities have not asked for...

Apr 16 2002 12:00 am
Venezuela: Human rights and rule of law must be upheld in times of crisis

The organisation vigorously condemns the killing of at least 11 protestors and injuring of over 100 others in the mass demonstration against Hugo Chávez's presidency. Supporters of the ousted...

Apr 16 2002 12:00 am
Spain: The deadly consequences of racism - torture and ill-treatment

In the report 'Spain: Crisis of identity – race-related torture and ill-treatment by state agents', launched today in Madrid, the human rights organisation documented a notable increase in the cases...

Apr 16 2002 12:00 am
ISRAEL/OCCUPIED TERRITORIES: HUMAN RIGHTS DELEGATES ARRIVE AT JENIN

The delegation, which includes Javier Zúñiga, Director of Regional Strategy in the International Secretariat of the organisation; Kathleen Cavanaugh, from the Department of Law at Galway University...