Dec 10 2004 12:00 am
Zimbabwe: NGO law is an outrageous attack on human rights
Kolawole Olaniyan, Director of Amnesty International’s Africa Program, said: “The law is a direct attack on human rights in Zimbabwe and should be immediately repealed.” The Non-governmental Organisat...
Dec 09 2004 12:00 am
Amnesty International Welcomes Roma Ruling, Noting 'Bleak Irony' of Discriminatory Asylum Policy
Amnesty International UK Director of Refugee Affairs Jan Shaw said: 'We welcome today’s decision as an important recognition that an asylum system should provide a completely equal-handed process fo...
Dec 08 2004 12:00 am
Women's rights's rightss rights's rights's rights's rights and War: New Report Says Women's rights's rightss rights's rights's rights's rights Are ‘Collateral Damage’ In 36 Conflicts
Women's rights's rightss rights's rights's rights's rights and girls are the 'collateral damage' in 36 conflicts around the world, said Amnesty International today (Wednesday 8 December), as it releas...
Dec 08 2004 12:00 am
UK: Fairford Coach Ruling: Right To Peaceful Protest Undermined
Reacting to the High Court ruling today (8 December) that the police were not acting unlawfully by preventing a coach of demonstrators reaching the US Air base at Fairford, an Amnesty International sp...
Dec 07 2004 12:00 am
UK: Amnesty International to Mark Human Rights Day With 'Voices In The Dark' Women's rights's rightss rights's rights's rights's rights's Event
The event, ‘Voices in the dark’, will see leading Women's rights's rightss rights's rights's rights's rights’s human rights activists from conflict zones join with dozens of British Women's righ...
Dec 07 2004 12:00 am
Europe: Last Chance to Protect Victims of Trafficking - Amnesty International & Anti-Slavery International
Trafficking, for both sexual and labour exploitation, is a huge problem in the UK, affecting Women's rights's rightss rights's rights's rights's rights, Children's rights and men throughout the countr...
Dec 06 2004 12:00 am
China: Prison, torture and death for people standing up for human rights
They include: a 45-year-old man imprisoned for revealing the demolition of Protestant churches and repression of religion; another detained for protesting at the forced relocation of families from Bei...
Dec 02 2004 12:00 am
UK: Lax weapons laws helped arm PC's killer, say campaigners
These organisations, who together form the Control Arms campaign, understand from sources close to the investigation that the gun used, a Croatian made HS-95 9mm Automatic pistol, was part of a batch...
Dec 02 2004 12:00 am
Sudan: New report shows hundreds of thousands being denied justice
The report, Sudan: no one to complain to, describes how hundreds of thousands of people in Darfur are being denied justice and left without protection from killings, torture, rape and displacement. Th...
Dec 01 2004 12:00 am
Equatorial Guinea: Alleged coup plotters trial seriously flawed
An Amnesty International delegation observed the trial from its commencement on 23 August 2004. Neither the verdict nor the sentences were translated, and the defendants left court with no knowledge o...