Nov 12 2004 12:00 am
UK: Bustiers and Bustles for celebrity guests at Burlesque Ball in aid of Amnesty International

Jade Jagger, Helena Bonham Carter, Jemima Khan, Sophie Dahl, James Purefoy, Tom Hollander, Mariella Frostrup, Keith Allen, Tim Burton, Vernon Kaye, Brian Dowling, Jasmine Guinness, Jacquetta Wheeler...

Nov 11 2004 12:00 am
UK/USA: Tony Blair must raise Guantánamo concerns during Washington visit

Our spokesperson continued:“He should use this meeting with George Bush to highight the cases of people held at Guantánamo Bay – whether they are British nationals or not.“It is two years this week...

Nov 11 2004 12:00 am
Iran: Activists and human rights defenders under attack

Efforts by Iran’s judiciary to curtail freedom of expression and association are now increasingly encroaching on human rights defenders and civil society activists, said Amnesty International today...

Nov 10 2004 12:00 am
UK: Government human rights report - tough words on torture but UK still accepts torture evidence

The UK government’s failure to fully incorporate the UN Convention Against Torture into UK law has left the door open for UK authorities to rely on evidence obtained through torture by foreign agents...

Nov 10 2004 12:00 am
Sudan: Attacks on camps for displaced people must stop immediately

The latest assault on residents at the El-Geer camp near Nyala is the fourth time over the past ten days that displaced persons’ camps have been attacked.Police fired tear gas, assaulted residents and...

Nov 10 2004 12:00 am
Colombia: Rap trio brings truth about Colombia to the UK

The group has faced paramilitary death threats for their lyrics, which tell of the killings and disappearances that have beset ordinary Colombians. Civilians have been drawn into the conflict between...

Nov 05 2004 12:00 am
Iraq: Falluja - assurances needed for the protection of civilians

Military actions by US and Iraqi forces in the past few months on Falluja and other Iraqi cities have resulted in scores of civilian casualties and destruction of civilian property. Amnesty...

Nov 04 2004 12:00 am
Jamaica: 5 Years of Police Killings and Still No Justice

Piers Bannister, Amnesty International’s Jamaica researcher said:'At least 650 people have been killed by police officers in Jamaica since 1999. Many of these have been blatantly unlawful killings...

Nov 03 2004 12:00 am
UK: Human Rights 'Message of Hope' Greetings Card Campaign Announced

Amnesty International has launched its annual 'Greetings Card' campaign to send messages of support to people around the world facing persecution, torture and other human rights abuses.The annual...

Nov 03 2004 12:00 am
New Cachez poster campaign confronts complacency on domestic violence

Problem? What problem?”Amnesty International UK has launched a high-profile poster campaign to tackle complacency surrounding domestic violence in the UK.The innovative campaign uses images of...