Apr 01 2003 12:00 am
UK: Stripping citizenship could lead to fresh human rights breaches
Under provisions contained in the Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Act (2002), from 1 April 2003 the Home Secretary can deprive a person of citizenship on vague national interest grounds. Those str...
Apr 01 2003 12:00 am
Burma: Hundreds remain imprisoned despite human rights dialogue
The human rights organisation is disappointed that, despite the military government's pledges to improve human rights in the country, the pace of releases of political prisoners has decreased and new...
Apr 01 2003 12:00 am
Iraq: 'Civilian disguise' attacks must stop
The organisation is particularly concerned by recent statements by Iraqi officials following the 29 March suicide bomb attack on an army checkpoint which killed four US Soldiers. Iraqi Vice President...
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...