Jun 09 2005 12:00 am
Guatemala: Hundreds of Women's rights's rightss rights's rights's rights's rights murdered while authorities fail to act

According to the Guatemalan authorities, 1,188 Women's rights's rightss rights's rights's rights's rights and girls were murdered between 2001 and 2004. Many of the victims have been raped or sexually...

Jun 08 2005 12:00 am
UK: CoE report vindicates criticisms of UK terror measures

Amnesty International fears that several hundred Addis Ababa University students, who were arrested during demonstrations earlier this week, are being held incommunicado without charge, and are being...

Jun 07 2005 12:00 am
Equatorial Guinea: New report shows trial of alleged 'mercenary coup plotters' unfair

In a report released today,Equatorial Guinea - A trial with too many flaws, Amnesty International exposes in detail the series of human rights violations seen throughout the uncovering and prosecution...

Jun 06 2005 12:00 am
Sudan: Government must give full support to the ICC investigation in Darfur

Kolawole Olaniyan, Director of Amnesty International’s Africa Programme,"This announcement brings hope for justice and accountability for the victims of killings, massive forced displacement and...

Jun 06 2005 12:00 am
Former Yugoslavia: Tribunal must be allowed to finish its job

The Security Council is preparing to consider reports on the implementation of the "completion strategy". To date only 37 people have received a final sentence for their crimes in the Yugoslav wars...

Jun 03 2005 12:00 am
China: As Tiananmen anniversary approaches, tragedy still alive

The organisation also called for the release of those imprisoned in 1989 or jailed since for seeking a reassessment of events at Tiananmen. Amnesty highlighted the case of Shi Tao, a writer and...

Jun 02 2005 12:00 am
Zimbabwe: Call on government to end forced evictions and violence immediately

Over the past two weeks the Government of Zimbabwe has orchestrated the forced eviction of thousands of informal traders and families living in informal settlements across the country as part of a...

Jun 02 2005 12:00 am
UK: Amnesty launches appeal calling on judges to boycott sham inquiries

An inquiry under the 2005 Act, railroaded through Parliament on the last possible day before it was dissolved for the election, would lack independence and be largely controlled by the executive, says...

Jun 02 2005 12:00 am
Syria: Leading Kurdish Islamic cleric 'tortured to death'

According to information received by Amnesty International, Sheikh Muhammad Ma’shuq al-Khiznawi, 48, died on 30 May, 20 days after he “disappeared”, apparently detained by Syrian Military...