Feb 28 2005 12:00 am
UK: Prevention of terrorism bill a grave threat to human rights – Call for dropping of Bill
The organisation, which has also issued a new five-page briefing - The Prevention of Terrorism Bill: A grave threat to human rights and the rule of law in the UK - on the PTB measures, is deeply conce...
Feb 28 2005 12:00 am
UK: Ending violence against Women's rights's rightss rights's rights's rights's rights in UK – Report calls for new approach from government
The report, What a Waste: The Case for An Integrated Violence Against Women's rights's rightss rights's rights's rights's rights Strategy examines Women's rights's rightss rights's rights's rights's r...
Feb 26 2005 12:00 am
Death of Amnesty International founder Peter Benenson
Mr Benenson founded and inspired Amnesty International in 1961, originally as a one-year campaign for the release of six prisoners of conscience. But from there came a worldwide movement for human rig...
Feb 25 2005 12:00 am
UK: Greetings Card Campaign – 100,000 cards boost justice globally
The annual human rights campaign, involving people in the UK sending cards to those under threat around the world, saw an overwhelming response to 32 cases of people suffering or at risk of human righ...
Feb 22 2005 12:00 am
UK: Amnesty condemns Clarke's anti-terror bill as 'internment at home'
Amnesty International UK Director Kate Allen said: “Charles Clarke today proposed an extension of his powers that would frankly have been beyond belief had it not been for the draconian measures tha...
Feb 22 2005 12:00 am
Iraq: New report calls for end to brutality towards Iraqi Women's rights's rightss rights's rights's rights's rights
The report Iraq: Decades of suffering – Now Women's rights's rightss rights's rights's rights's rights deserve better reveals that the current lack of security has forced many Women's rights's rightss...
Feb 21 2005 12:00 am
Amnesty International invites entries for Media Awards
Categories to enter in the sought-after awards are: Television documentary Television news Radio National newspapers Periodicals, including weekend national print magazines and supplements Photojourna...
Feb 17 2005 12:00 am
UK: Amnesty hosts UK premiere of 'Hotel Rwanda' in London, Monday 21 February
Amnesty International UK Director Kate Allen said: "Hotel Rwanda is an important and timely film. It is a poignant and powerful story of one man and his family set against the backdrop of the 1994 gen...
Feb 17 2005 12:00 am
Bulgaria: New report shows mentally disabled patients at risk
The report also highlights the care homes’ lack of medical and psychiatric care, poor living conditions, inadequate staffing and the failure to provide activities, therapies or opportunities for rei...
Feb 16 2005 12:00 am
Nepal: Amnesty International reveals findings of mission to assess impact of state of emergency
Amnesty was the first international human rights organisation to hold talks with the Government of Nepal after King Gyanendra declared a state of emergency in the country, taking direct control of the...