Jun 01 2004 12:00 am
Jamaica: Amnesty says urgent government action needed to protect gay people from homophobic violence
Amnesty International has received many reports of vigilante action against gay people by members of the community, and of ill-treatment or torture by the police. Gay men and Women's rights's rightss...
May 31 2004 12:00 am
DTI Consultation on ethical business: Leading charities en masse refuse to participate
The organisations, which include Amnesty International UK, Friends of the Earth, Christian Aid and Oxfam, as well as two CSR consultancies (full list below), are refusing to take part in the consultat...
May 27 2004 12:00 am
Israel: British Journalist Arrest Witnessed by Amnesty International
Donatella Rovera said: “At 9:30 last night, I was sitting in the garden of the Jerusalem Hotel with a colleague. Peter Hounam was brought into the garden by five plain-clothes members of the securit...
May 26 2004 12:00 am
Turkish PM Visit to UK: Amnesty International Human Rights Briefing
The organisation welcomed progress on human rights in the country, but highlighted regular reports of beatings, death threats, sexual harassment and deprivation of sleep by law enforcement officials....
May 26 2004 12:00 am
Annual Report 2004: War on Global Values - Human Rights Under Attack by Armed Groups and Governments
Launching the Amnesty International Annual Report 2004, the organisation said that violence by armed groups and increasing violations by governments have combined to produce the most sustained attack...
May 25 2004 12:00 am
Wales flyer summer festivals
May 25 2004 12:00 am
Human Rights Forgotten - The Hmong people, LaosInterview with documentary maker Ruhi Hamid
Laos in South-East Asia, with a population of 5.6million, is the scene of a conflict between the ethnic minority ‘Hmong’ people and the government which has been running for almost 30 years. Amnes...
May 21 2004 12:00 am
Zimbabwe: Amnesty opposes extradition of alleged mercenaries to Equatorial Guinea
The 69 men were arrested, along with one other man, in Harare on 7 March 2003. They have been linked to a group of 15 men arrested on 9 March 2004 in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea and accused of plotting...
May 21 2004 12:00 am
Israel/Occupied Territories: Call for independent investigation into Rafah killings
Amnesty International delegates were in the vicinity of the demonstration at the time of the incident. They saw Israeli army helicopters hovering over the area where the demonstration was taking place...
May 21 2004 12:00 am
Iraq: Responding to reports of Scotland Yard investigating torture death
In response to the Daiy Mail reports (21 May 2004) that Scotland Yard has been called in to investigate allegations of murder, torture and maltreatment by British soldiers in Iraq, Amnesty Internation...