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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Jul 16 2003 12:00 am
Sudan: Amnesty Says Peace Accord Will Fail Without Human Rights Guarantees for Whole Nation

As Sudan marks the first anniversary of the signing of the Machakos Protocol, which paved the way for the current peace process, it is expected that the international mediators are to push for a final...

Jul 16 2003 12:00 am
Iraq: Judicial experts needed to ensure fairness of new courts

The organisation was reacting to the reported announcement yesterday by the Provisional Governing Council of Iraq that it intended to set up a special court for crimes under the previous government...

Jul 15 2003 12:00 am
Iran: Amnesty Calls for Inquiry into Photojournalist Death in Custody

'Iran's obligations under international human rights treaties require the establishment of an independent and impartial judicial inquiry to determine the causes of Zahra Kazemi's death,' Amnesty...