Mar 08 2006 12:00 am
NI: Tasers: Amnesty International briefing as Policing Board announce PSNI plans for introduction of new electro-shock weapons
As the Policing Board reveal the Chief Constable of PSNI's plans for the introduction of electro-shock ‘Tasers’, Amnesty International issued the following briefing detailing its concerns that Tasers...
Mar 08 2006 12:00 am
Amnesty calls on USA not to derail ‘best chance in decades’ Human Rights Council
Amnesty International members around the world are writing to the US government asking it to not to derail the creation of an effective new UN Human Rights Council at the UN this week. The proposed Hu...
Mar 06 2006 12:00 am
Iraq: new report shows thousands interned by multinational forces
Amnesty International has today (6 March) called for an end to the internment of thousands of detainees in Iraq by the Multinational Forces, as it released a new report showing that approximately 14,0...
Mar 03 2006 12:00 am
Wales: Sex trafficking – Amnesty International welcomes brothel raids in Wales
Reacting to the news of the South Wales police raids on brothels in Swansea, Cardiff and Bridgend during the night of Thursday 2nd March 2006, Amnesty International Wales Director Eleanor White says:...
Mar 03 2006 12:00 am
China: Guangdong bag snatchers may face death penalty
Drive-by thieves who use violence may now face the death penalty, according to an alarming announcement by the Guangdong provincial authorities. The Vice-President of the Guangdong High People’s Court...
Mar 02 2006 12:00 am
India: Gujarat Violence Four years On: Amnesty International welcomes due process of justice
Amnesty International welcomes the move by the authorities to bring to justice perpetrators of a massacre during the Gujarat communal violence in 2002. A Mumbai special court has now sentenced nine pe...
Mar 01 2006 12:00 am
NI: Amnesty stages photo exhibition in over 50 libraries
Amnesty International is to stage a powerful photographic exhibition in more than 50 libraries to coincide with International Women's rights's rightss rights's rights's rights's rights’s Day (March 8t...