Jul 08 2004 12:00 am
Iran: New call for investigation into torture of student demonstrators
In March 2000, in letters from Tehran’s Evin prison sent to the Head of Judiciary – printed by local newspapers – Akbar Mohammadi stated that he had been ill treated while in custody. He claimed...
Jul 08 2004 12:00 am
Guantánamo Bay: New 'reviews' dismissed as showing contempt for detainees' rights
Amnesty International is calling for all Guantánamo detainees to be released unless they are charged and brought to trial, without recourse to the death penalty, in proceedings that fully meet intern...
Jul 07 2004 12:00 am
China: New report shows 'war on terror' a cover for fresh repression of Uighurs in north-west China
Amnesty International’s report, 'Uighurs fleeing persecution as China wages its ‘War on Terror’', also shows that many Uighurs who had fled to neighbouring countries are being forcibly returned...
Jul 05 2004 12:00 am
Spain: New report urges action on Women's rights's rightss rights's rights's rights's rights's rights
According to one recent study, over two million Women's rights's rightss rights's rights's rights's rights in Spain have suffered physical and/or mental violence at the hands of their partners, while...
Jul 02 2004 12:00 am
Sudan: Those responsible for war crimes must be held accountable
The human rights organisation said that although responsibility for ensuring justice rests primarily with the Sudanese government, the whole international community is obliged to fight impunity throug...
Jul 02 2004 12:00 am
Iraq: Human rights proceedings welcomed but concern over handling of Saddam Hussein's court appearance
Amnesty International said: “The beginning of legal proceedings to determine responsibility for war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide committed over the last three decades, is to be welco...