May 30 2003 12:00 am
Morocco: Journalist on hunger strike in a serious condition

The organisation is concerned about his life as he has been on hunger strike since 6 May 2003 in protest at a court case brought against him by the authorities, and is asking British journalists to...

May 30 2003 12:00 am
EU-Russia Summit: Tony Blair urged to break silence on Chechnya

The human rights organisation, which has this week written to Downing Street outlining its concerns on Chechnya, is looking to Mr Blair to urge fellow EU leaders to likewise press for meaningful...

May 30 2003 12:00 am
EU-Russia Summit: Tony Blair urged to break silence on Chechnya

The human rights organisation, which has this week written to Downing Street outlining its concerns on Chechnya, is looking to Mr Blair to urge fellow EU leaders to likewise press for meaningful...

May 30 2003 12:00 am
D R Congo: Metal container detentions, executions and torture - UN must act now

There is evidence that a unit of the Ugandan army is supporting the armed group. Amnesty International is calling on the UN Security Council to deploy a 'rapid reaction force' immediately.Amnesty...

May 28 2003 12:00 am
Annual Report: Human rights threatened by 'war on terror'

The 'war on terror', far from making the world a safer place, has made it more dangerous by curtailing human rights, undermining the rule of international law and shielding governments from scrutiny...

May 27 2003 12:00 am
USA: Mentally ill man to be executed on human rights organisation's 'birthday'

The execution of Percy Levar Walton by electric chair, set for Wednesday 28 May in Virginia, coincides with the anniversary of Amnesty International's launch in 1961. The human rights organisation is...

May 22 2003 12:00 am
UK: Asylum statistics - government should put people before targets

As new asylum statistics were published today Amnesty International called for the government to put people before targets and focus on the human rights issues behind asylum.The human rights...

May 22 2003 12:00 am
Media Awards 2003: Winners Announced

Held at BAFTA in London on the evening of Thursday 22 May, the awards ceremony was hosted by Charles Wheeler, and the presenters of the awards included Will Self, David Hare, Joan Bakewell, Moira...

May 21 2003 12:00 am
Iraq: Final warning on UN resolution

Amnesty International UK Director Kate Allen said: 'Our delegates in Iraq have seen bodies removed from mass graves, spoken to people who feel unsafe on the streets and heard of security files which...

May 21 2003 12:00 am
Democratic Republic of Congo: UN should deploy a rapid reaction force in Ituri

In an open letter to the Security Council, the two human rights organisations called the situation in Ituri a 'critical test' of the Security Council's commitments to prevent mass killings and protect...