Oct 31 2003 12:00 am
Sudan: Boy, 16, faces judicial amputation of hand and foot
The organisation is calling for the sentence - passed two weeks ago - to be commuted and Amnesty international has launched an urgent appeal on the boy's behalf. On 14 October Mohamed Hassan Hamdan wa...
Oct 31 2003 12:00 am
DR Congo: UK and others must take responsibility for plunder and slavery
As the UN Security Council debates the plunder of gold and diamonds from war-torn Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Amnesty International has called on the UK government to fully investigate the Bri...
Oct 31 2003 12:00 am
Amnesty International asks people to send seasonal greetings to victims of human rights abuses
This year's Amnesty International campaign highlights Women's rights's rightss rights's rights's rights's rights imprisoned for their beliefs and those who fight for justice on behalf of others. Amnes...
Oct 29 2003 12:00 am
UK: Terrorism ruling - proceedings amount to a perversion of justice
Eight of the people in question have been detained under the Anti-terrorism, Crime and Security Act 2001 (ATCSA) for more than 20 months. Two have 'voluntarily' left the United Kingdom (UK) since thei...
Oct 29 2003 12:00 am
Nepal/Bhutan: Talks have failed, international community must act
The two governments heralded the bilateral talks, held last week in the Bhutanese capital, Thimpu, as an 'historic breakthrough.' Rachael Reilly, refugee policy advisor at Human Rights Watch, said: 'T...
Oct 28 2003 12:00 am
Conflict diamonds: loopholes threaten Kimberley Process credibility
Civil society groups continue to remain gravely concerned about the loopholes that threaten the effectiveness and the credibility of the Kimberley Process and are pressing for the adoption of regular...
Oct 27 2003 12:00 am
Iraq: Amnesty International Condemns Attack on Red Cross
Amnesty International UK Media Director Lesley Warner said: 'Armed groups must end the policy of targeting Iraqi civilians and international humanitarian agencies who are trying to provide help and as...
Oct 24 2003 12:00 am
Saudi Arabia: Call for release of protestors as report of woman demonstrator subjected to beating
Amnesty International today called on the Saudi Arabian authorities to release people being detained for taking part in recent peaceful protest demonstrations as the organisation voiced its concerns f...
Oct 24 2003 12:00 am
D R Congo: Government must act to end atrocities and give victims justice
There cannot be real peace in DRC until these atrocities stop and there is justice for the victims and their families, said the human rights group, as it called on the government to investigate all hu...
Oct 23 2003 12:00 am
Pakistan: New Report Reveals Thousands of Children's rights Detained in Defiance of Human Rights Standards
The report, 'Pakistan: denial of basic rights for child prisoners', reveals that Children's rights can spend several months or even years in detention simply because their families cannot afford to pa...