Jul 23 2003 12:00 am
Egypt: Acquittal of eleven men is not enough
The human rights organisation has however urged the Egyptian government to release immediately and unconditionally the many other men who remain imprisoned solely for their sexual orientation. Stephen...
Jul 22 2003 12:00 am
Slovakia: Illegal sterilisation of Romani Women's rights's rightss rights's rights's rights's rights
In their statement, the organisations specifically call for: An independent commission of inquiry into all cases of alleged illegal sterilisation throughout the post-communist period, including in all...
Jul 22 2003 12:00 am
Asylum: BBC Programmes Should Contribute to Informed Debate
Billed as 'Asylum Day' by the BBC, Wednesday 23 July's programmes represent a significant allotment of broadcasting on asylum issues. Amnesty International UK Refugee Affairs Programme Director Jan Sh...
Jul 19 2003 12:00 am
Tony Blair's visit to China, Mon 21 – Fri 25 July: Amnesty International's major concerns
Amnesty International is very concerned about the continuing and extremely serious violations of human rights being committed in China, and hopes that the Prime Minister will put these at the centre o...
Jul 18 2003 12:00 am
Iraq: Amnesty International chief Irene Khan on high level visit to Iraq
The Amnesty International delegation will visit Baghdad, Najaf and Basra, and will meet with survivors of past and current human rights violations: families of the 'disappeared', former detainees and...
Jul 18 2003 12:00 am
Guantánamo Bay: Justice for all at Camp Delta
Amnesty International UK Director Kate Allen said: 'It is absolutely right that the US authorities should halt any plans for unfair military trials for Britons Moazzam Begg and Feroz Abassi, but the U...
Jul 18 2003 12:00 am
Death Penalty and Children's rights: New Report Shows USA is Chief Culprit
The execution of juvenile offenders - people convicted of crimes committed when under the age of 18 - is increasingly rare anywhere in the world, and Amnesty International is concerned that the USA co...
Jul 18 2003 12:00 am
China: HIV-positive people ill-treated by the police
The villagers were arrested last month during a police raid after hundreds of HIV-positive people protested about the lack of adequate health care in Xiongqiao. It is reported that some of the village...
Jul 17 2003 12:00 am
Guatemala: Rios Montt Candidacy an Insult to Victims
Amnesty International said: 'Rios Montt is implicated in thousands of killings, 'disappearances' and cases of torture committed during his term as President. The approval of his candidacy is an insult...
Jul 17 2003 12:00 am
British Guantánamo Prisoners Must be Top of Blair Agenda in Washington
Amnesty International UK Campaigns Director Stephen Bowen said: 'Tony Blair has stood by and watched as a foreign power arbitrarily imprisoned British citizens in inhumane conditions. Now they may fac...