Apr 25 2003 12:00 am
Argentina: Amnesty International demands investigation into death threats against journalist

The organisation wants UK journalists to support Clara Britos by demanding that the Argentine authorities protect her and her family, allowing Britos to perform her work without threats and harassment...

Apr 24 2003 12:00 am
USA: New report shows racist bias in death sentencing

Blacks and whites are victims of murder in almost equal numbers in the USA, but 80 per cent of those executed since the death penalty resumed in 1977 were put to death for murders involving white...

Apr 24 2003 12:00 am
Amnesty International Media Awards 2003: Shortlist announced - Charles Wheeler to host

The winners will be announced at an evening awards ceremony at BAFTA, London, on Thursday 22 May 2003, to be hosted by journalist and broadcaster Charles Wheeler.The Amnesty International UK Media...

Apr 17 2003 12:00 am
Russia: 'Hitler Birthday' Race Attacks Warning

The human rights organisation, which has this week issued an 'Urgent Action' alert on the risk to ethnic minority and asylum-seeker groups in Russia, is concerned that - as in previous years - these...

Apr 17 2003 12:00 am
Iraq: Response to Mosul demonstrations shocking - Coalition's use of force questioned

At least three people were killed and 12 injured, including two Children's rights, during an incident yesterday in which US forces exchanged gunfire during a demonstration near the governor's building...

Apr 17 2003 12:00 am
Iraq: Response to Mosul demonstrations shocking - Coalition's use of force questioned

At least three people were killed and 12 injured, including two Children's rights, during an incident yesterday in which US forces exchanged gunfire during a demonstration near the governor's building...

Apr 17 2003 12:00 am
Chechnya: UN Commission defeat a blow for human rights protection

Amnesty International said:'Human rights abuses continue to take place on a daily basis in Chechnya.'The Commission's lack of action on this situation is a blatant disregard of the suffering of the...

Apr 16 2003 12:00 am
Tasers Could Kill: Treat Them Like Lethal Weapons, Says Amnesty International

As police forces in London, North Wales, Thames Valley, Lincolnshire and Northamptonshire begin participation in new taser trials, Amnesty International says that these controversial weapons have not...

Apr 14 2003 12:00 am
Iraq: No second class justice for victims of Iraqi authorities or recent conflict

The organisation underlined the need to ensure justice for the victims of decades of human rights abuses by the Iraqi authorities and violations of international law during the recent conflict...

Apr 14 2003 12:00 am
Cuba: 'Ferry Hijacker' Executions Mark Further Human Rights Deterioration

'The executions are extremely worrying - not only because they signal the end of Cuba's widely-heralded de facto moratorium on executions, but because the men were given a summary trial, and their...