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. A...
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 Inter...
Jul 15 2003 12:00 am
Burundi: War on Civilians Demands Urgent Action
'Amnesty International is also concerned that unless immediate preventive action is taken, as on many previous occasions, indiscriminate reprisals by government armed forces against the Hutu populatio...
Jul 15 2003 12:00 am
Blair Must Insist on Urgent Action for Guantanamo Prisoners
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...
Jul 11 2003 12:00 am
UK: Government must act now for Guantánamo detainees
The two men, who were originally arrested on arrival at Banjul Airport, Gambia on 8 November 2002, are among the more than 650 individuals currently held without charge or trial, access to the courts,...
Jul 11 2003 12:00 am
Sharon visit: Blair should condemn Israeli assassinations as well as suicide attacks in 'twin-track' approach
Last week Amnesty International published a report on Israel's assassinations, which have become an increasingly entrenched pattern in Israeli army operations. The report, showing not only that the so...
Jul 11 2003 12:00 am
Iran: Peaceful protesters must be released immediately
During the press conference, held at the offices of Daftar-e Tahkim-e Vahdat (Office for Strengthening Unity, or OCU) the three student leaders criticised restrictions on freedom of expression and ass...
Jul 10 2003 12:00 am
Syria/Lebanon: The Authorities Must Urgently Investigate Death in Custody Cases
'We have the names of a number of Lebanese political detainees who have been held in Syrian prisons for years mostly incommunicado, following their transfer from Lebanon to Syria by the Syrian militar...
Jul 10 2003 12:00 am
Bush in Uganda and Africa: President Bush Must Back Effective Military Intervention in DRC
President Bush should also insist that Uganda cease all forms of support to armed groups in eastern DRC known to have committed human rights abuses. The conflict in DRC - a conflict that has been, in...