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May 20 2003 12:00 am
Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan pipeline project puts human rights on the line

Chris Marsden, Chair of Amnesty International UK Business Group, said:'The legal agreements signed by the Turkish government and the pipeline consortium effectively create a 'rights-free corridor' for...

May 19 2003 12:00 am
UK and other G8 countries must reveal who armed Saddam

The report argues that without harmonised export controls, stricter end-use monitoring and greater transparency in arms dealing, G8 complicity in human rights abuses will only continue. As the G8...

May 19 2003 12:00 am
Indonesia: UK Equipment could be used for repression

The warning comes as Indonesia declared martial law in the province of Aceh and troops launched a massive offensive against separatist rebels. Reports in the Indonesian media indicate that aircraft...

May 16 2003 12:00 am
Iraq: UN Security Council resolution 'extremely weak on human rights'

The organisation is demanding an urgent strengthening of the resolution if there is to be a break from the horrific human rights abuses that Iraq has seen in the past. Amnesty International is calling...

May 16 2003 12:00 am
Guatemala: Forensic scientists under threat

Fredy Peccerelli, his sister Bianka Irina and Omar Bertoni Giron de Leon have been threatened and intimidated in a number of incidents in Guatemala City.The organisation is calling for an immediate...

May 15 2003 12:00 am
UK: Media Awards - Global Awards Shortlist

The winners will be announced at the Amnesty International Media Awards ceremony at BAFTA, London, on Thursday 22 May 2003, to be hosted by Charles Wheeler. The Global Award shortlisted entries are...

May 13 2003 12:00 am
UK/EU: New report giving 'real reasons' for asylum welcomed

Amnesty International UK Campaigns Director, Stephen Bowen, said:'We welcome this report, showing the real reasons why people seek asylum: persecution, violence and often fear for their lives. 'It is...

May 12 2003 12:00 am
Peru: Government must free innocent prisoners

In a new report, the organisation calls on the Peruvian government to guarantee that all those wrongly accused of crimes of 'terrorism' will be immediately and unconditionally released. Their criminal...

May 10 2003 12:00 am
Egypt: Love is a human right - Amnesty International calls for end to persecution of gay men

Amnesty International is concerned that the Egyptian authorities are pursuing a policy of systematic persecution of men perceived to be gay. There have been scores of arrests of men in clubs, in bars...

May 09 2003 12:00 am
Jamaica: Four more killings bear hallmarks of police execution

Amnesty International is gravely concerned that the killings bear the hallmark of extrajudicial executions. The CMU has been implicated in numerous allegations of human rights violations since its...