Oct 28 2005 12:00 am
Japan: New report shows 'comfort Women's rights's rightss rights's rights's rights's rights's' appeals for compensation fall on deaf ears
In a comprehensive report entitled ‘Still Waiting After 60 years: Justice for Survivors of Japan's Military Sexual Slavery System’, the organisation outlines the brutal treatment suffered by “co...
Oct 26 2005 12:00 am
Amnesty International releases findings from Spain/Morocco EU pressure to
The Amnesty International mission follows the deaths of at least nine people and injuries to many others trying to enter the Spanish enclaves of Ceuta and Melilla. The findings were released at a pres...
Oct 24 2005 12:00 am
Amnesty launch 'Protect the Human'
The Protect The Human drive, launched on 23 October, is a major nationwide initiative aimed at getting a million people across the UK to stand up and speak out for human rights. The launch kicked off...
Oct 20 2005 12:00 am
Amnesty joins forces with SilverSurfers.net in appeal for 50-year-old man imprisoned for using internet
The campaign, part of Amnesty International’s new ‘Protect The Human’ initiative, involves SilverSurfers.net internet users from all over the UK sending email appeals directly to the Vietnamese...
Oct 19 2005 12:00 am
Spain/Morocco: Amnesty International investigates recent incidents involving migrants
They were confronted by law enforcement officials of both countries who used force to prevent them from entering the enclaves. Hundreds of migrants, including possible asylum seekers, were rounded up...
Oct 19 2005 12:00 am
NI: Cross border conference aims to create human rights friendly schools
Learning about human rights begins in the primary school classroom - that is the message from a high-level, cross-border conference taking place in Dublin Castle tomorrow (Thursday 20 October 2005). T...
Oct 18 2005 12:00 am
Reaction to news of UK 'No torture' deal with Libya
Amnesty International UK Director Kate Allen said: "Torture and suspicious deaths in custody are still being reported in Libya and it’s dangerously misguided to expect countries with a known record...
Oct 17 2005 12:00 am
UK Law Lords torture ruling: Torture evidence from abroad admissible in domestic proceedings
Lawyers representing Amnesty International and 13 organisations will be in court from today asking the Law Lords to overturn a 2004 judgment by the Court of Appeal of England and Wales permitting the...
Oct 17 2005 12:00 am
NI: Belfast schools launch UK-wide refugee assembly initiative
Two Belfast schools were among the first of over one thousand in the UK staging special assemblies for Amnesty International’s ‘Protect The Human Week’ (from 17-23 October). Pupils from Knockbreda Hig...
Oct 14 2005 12:00 am
Zimbabwe: Asylum Decision - Amnesty International comment
"The Tribunal recognized that Zimbabweans who seek asylum in the UK are at special risk. This is correct. These people are presumed to be supporters of "regime change" for Zimbabwe. "Amnesty hopes the...