Dec 09 2005 12:00 am
Kenny Richey case: Disappointment at delays in justice
In January 2005 the 6th Circuit Federal Court of Appeal in Cincinnati overturned Mr Richey's death sentence, demanding that the state of Ohio either release Richey or re-try his case within 90 days. S...
Dec 08 2005 12:00 am
UK: Law Lords torture
Amnesty International UK Director Kate Allen said: “The UK stands at an important crossroads – it can become a defender of human rights or continue to be a defender of torture. “Let us be clear...
Dec 08 2005 12:00 am
UK: Law Lords ruling means UK must uphold ban on torture evidence
The Law Lords have confirmed that evidence obtained through torture is never acceptable except in proceedings against the alleged torturer. The ruling confirms the otherwise absolute inadmissibility i...
Dec 08 2005 12:00 am
Croatia: Gotovina to go to the Hague
Ante Gotovina, who was arrested yesterday in Spain, is indicted by the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (Tribunal) in The Hague on seven counts of persecutions, murder - inclu...
Dec 06 2005 12:00 am
UK: Guerrilla Girls, Tracey Emin, Stella Vine and Alison Lapper in new contemporary art exhibition for Amnesty International
Imagine a Worldá a new exhibition at Bargehouse on London's South Bank, presents work by young and established artists including New York's Guerrilla Girls, Tracey Emin, Alison Lapper, Marc Quinn, Gra...
Dec 05 2005 12:00 am
Wales: Stop the Violence - by Kerry-Lynne Doyle for Gair Rhydd
At the age of just 20 a Lithuanian woman was brought to Cardiff and forced to serve as a prostitute in three of the city’s brothels; she was bought for £5,000. After being brought to Cardiff by a sex-...
Dec 05 2005 12:00 am
EU: Rendition, revelation of 800 secret CIA flights in European airspace
The information contradicts assurances given last week by the US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice to the Irish Foreign Minister Dermot Ahern, that Ireland’s Shannon airport had not been used for...
Dec 05 2005 12:00 am
Eritrea: Government must end religious persecution says new Amnesty report
The report, entitled Eritrea: Religious Persecution, documents an increasing number of violations of the right to freedom of religion, belief and conscience in the country. Some who do not follow the...
Dec 05 2005 12:00 am
Cymru: Rhown Derfyn ar Drais
A hithau ond yn 20 oed, fe ddaethpwyd â merch o Lithuania i Gaerdydd a’i gorfodi i fod yn butain yn nhri o buteindai’r ddinas; fe'i prynwyd am £5,000. Wedi iddi gael ei chludo i Gaerdydd gan grŵp o dr...
Dec 02 2005 12:00 am
Wales: Ieuan Wyn Jones AC/AM Supports SVAW
On Friday 2nd December 2005, Ieuan Wyn Jones AM held a coffee morning in support of Amnesty International’s campaign to Women's rights's rights's rightss rights's rights's rights's rights. The event,...