Feb 28 2003 12:00 am
UK: Asylum - Figures show Iraqis need protection and system needs support, not undermining
Despite the possibility of an imminent US/UK-led military attack on Iraq and of the prospect of very large population movements, the UK is still refusing asylum applications from northern Iraq - leavi...
Feb 28 2003 12:00 am
Russia: Trafficking of Women's rights's rightss rights's rights's rights's rights - Amnesty International UK supports release of new feature film, Lilya 4-Ever
The film, opening in cinemas in the UK on 25 April, is by acclaimed Swedish director Lukas Moodysson, and deals with the issue of Women's rights's rightss rights's rights's rights's rights being traff...
Feb 28 2003 12:00 am
Liberia: Contact Group must condemn violations by Government and LURD forces
The international community's commitment to resolve the internal armed conflict and bring peace and security to Liberia must include initiatives to end the serious human rights abuses against civilian...
Feb 27 2003 12:00 am
India: Gujarat one year on - Amnesty International demands justice for all victims and survivors
Amnesty International is calling for action to identify and issue proceedings against state officials who failed to act to control the violence. The human rights organisation also expressed concern th...
Feb 27 2003 12:00 am
Cuba: Government must release prisoners of conscience immediately
'All Cuban citizens must be guaranteed their rights to freedom of association, assembly and expression. We are extremely concerned at the mass arrests that took place in February and December 2002 par...
Feb 27 2003 12:00 am
Algeria: Human rights abuses acute as change promised
The Amnesty International delegation, having returned to Algeria for the human rights organisation's first visit to the country for two and half years, concluded a two-week visit today, after conducti...
Feb 26 2003 12:00 am
Turkey: Sexual violence of Women's rights's rightss rights's rights's rights's rights in detention must be eradicated
The report details how Women's rights's rightss rights's rights's rights's rights from all social and cultural backgrounds are subjected to abuse, assault and rape in detention. Some sectors of Women'...
Feb 26 2003 12:00 am
Sudan: Time for action on Sudan's new commitment to bring its laws in line with international law
'The committee should be formed of independent experts in Sudanese law and humanitarian law. The Sudanese Government should act decisively and speedily to ensure that breaches of international humanit...
Feb 26 2003 12:00 am
Iraq/UK: Amnesty International urges Commons to press for human rights monitors
'If the government is suggesting there is a human rights and humanitarian case for intervening in Iraq then the House of Commons must take this opportunity to ask how best to address these human right...
Feb 25 2003 12:00 am
Spain : Closure of Basque newspaper must be investigated promptly
On 20 February a National Court judge ordered the precautionary closure of the Basque newspaper Euskaldunon Egunkaria - the only newspaper written entirely in the Basque language - and the arrest of 1...