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Apr 08 2004 12:00 am
Yemen: Terry Waite to attend conference on Guantánamo Bay and 'war on terror' detentions

The two-day conference, an Amnesty International initiative co-organised by the National Organisation for the Defence of Rights and Freedoms (HOOD) in Yemen, will take place at the Taj Sheba Hotel in...

Apr 08 2004 12:00 am
Iraq: Amnesty International calls on coalition and insurgents alike to protect civilians

Amnesty International UK Media Director Lesley Warner said:“The loss of life in Iraq in recent days is tragic and unacceptable. The parties to the conflict must immediately take all necessary...

Apr 07 2004 12:00 am
Sudan: UN mission must have full access, and investigate executions of 168 men

Amnesty International is urging the UN fact-finding mission into Chad and Darfur, western Sudan, to investigate the extrajudicial execution of 168 men near Deleij in Wadi Saleh between 5 and 7 March...

Apr 07 2004 12:00 am
NI: Asylum - Amnesty International accuses ex-Minister Beverley Hughes over misleading comments to Parliament on asylum detention in Northern Ireland

"Minors may not be held at HMP Maghaberry." Beverley Hughes, MP, Home Office Minister - House of Commons, Written Answers, 30 March 2004"Immigration detainees held at HMP Maghaberry are located on a...

Apr 06 2004 12:00 am
Syria: Amnesty International concern at continued imprisonment and torture of Syrian Kurds

Hundreds of people, some reports say up to 2,500, including Children's rights, remain in detention. Most are held incommunicado, without access to lawyers or relatives, and thereby at risk of torture...

Apr 06 2004 12:00 am
Rwanda: Seven in ten genocide rape survivors living with HIV/Aids

It is estimated that between a quarter and half a million Women's rights's rightss rights's rights's rights's rights were subject to rape, including gang rape, sexual torture and mutilation, during...

Apr 06 2004 12:00 am
Death Penalty: New report shows four countries carry out 84% of executions

The new figures, published in the Amnesty International report Death penalty worldwide, show that last year at least 1,146 people were executed in 28 countries. At least 2,756 people were also...

Apr 04 2004 12:00 am
Guantanamo Bay: Amnesty International UK issues new declaration at national conference

This was the declaration issued by Amnesty International UK from its national conference in Manchester today (Sunday 4 April).The Amnesty International national conference, attended by 600 delegates...

Apr 02 2004 12:00 am
Israel/Gaza Strip: Israel must stop obstructing relief for Palestinians

The human rights organisation called on Israel to immediately lift unlawful and disproportionate restrictions on movement which are hampering relief efforts by humanitarian organisations. The...