Mar 31 2003 12:00 am
Israel/Occupied Territories: new report reveals misery of Palestinian Women's rights's rightss rights's rights's rights's rights's lives under occupation
The human rights organisation is calling on Israel to lift blockades and restrictions in the Occupied Territories and to ensure prompt passage and access to adequate medical facilities for pregnant Wo...
Mar 31 2003 12:00 am
Israel/Occupied Territories: new report reveals misery of Palestinian Women's rights's rightss rights's rights's rights's rights's lives under occupation
The human rights organisation is calling on Israel to lift blockades and restrictions in the Occupied Territories and to ensure prompt passage and access to adequate medical facilities for pregnant Wo...
Mar 31 2003 12:00 am
Egypt: One year on, torture and fair trial concerns in Britons' trial must be addressed
Their long-running trial, which re-started yesterday, is taking place in an (Emergency) Supreme State Security Court in Cairo, an exceptional court that violates international fair trial standards. Th...
Mar 30 2003 12:00 am
Iraq: Amnesty International heads worldwide go to Number 10
They are also calling on the UK to use its influence to ensure that its allies obey these laws, as required by Article 1 of the 1949 Geneva Conventions. Amnesty International, which has sections in co...
Mar 29 2003 12:00 am
Zimbabwe: Spiralling human rights crisis in elections run-up - UK Government must act
The human rights organisation is concerned at the spiralling human rights crisis in the country and is asking the UK government to raise the issue at this week's EU ACP (African-Carribean-Pacific) mee...
Mar 27 2003 12:00 am
UK: Britain's refugee 'regional protection zones' proposals deeply flawed
The UK move to create regional refugee protection zones, to be discussed at an EU Justice and Home Affairs Ministers meeting tomorrow (Friday 28), are, said the human rights organisation, legally flaw...
Mar 27 2003 12:00 am
Iraq: Cluster bombing must stop to reduce civilian casualties
The organisation also fears that landmines may have been used in the region. The organisation is demanding that the US, UK and Iraqi authorities immediately stop using indiscriminate and other weapons...
Mar 27 2003 12:00 am
Iraq: Civilian deaths must be urgently investigated
According to reports, at least 15 Iraqi civilians were killed yesterday and around 30 wounded when missiles hit a residential area in north Baghdad. An Amnesty International spokesperson said: 'Any cr...
Mar 26 2003 12:00 am
Iraq: Military must ensure civilians are protected
'We have seen reports from Basra of the impact that urban warfare can have on civilians and we are seeking explicit information from the military authorities on the steps they have taken to minimise c...
Mar 26 2003 12:00 am
Iraq: Fear of war crimes on both sides
The organisation's Senior Director of International Law has called on Coalition forces to justify the targeting of Iraq's main TV station in Baghdad. Coalition forces have confirmed attacking the main...