Jun 01 2006 12:00 am
NI: Amnesty leader: 'War on terror' repeating failed policies of Northern Ireland past

Amnesty International director urges action on NI Bill of RightsAmerica and Britain's 'war on terror' is repeating the failed policies of Northern Ireland's past, Amnesty International UK Director...

Jun 01 2006 12:00 am
UK: Media Awards 2006 Shortlists announced

Amnesty International today (1 June) announced the shortlists for its prestigious media awards, recognising excellence in human rights reporting and acknowledging journalism’s significant contribution...

Jun 01 2006 12:00 am
United Nations: Darfur needs robust protection force

Security Council Must Meet ‘Responsibility to Protect’ CiviliansThe U.N. Security Council must ensure the urgent deployment in Darfur of a strong U.N. mission authorized to use force to protect...

Jun 01 2006 12:00 am
Pakistan: Spate of imminent executions in wake of Mirza Hussain case

Call for moratorium on death penalty in PakistanOn the day British-Pakistani dual national Mirza Hussain was due to be executed in Pakistan (1 June), Amnesty International has expressed fresh concern...

Jun 01 2006 12:00 am
Scotland: Scottish LGBT groups join international outrage at Russian authorities’ ban on gay pride march

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans (LGBT) groups and individuals will gather outside the Russian Consulate in Edinburgh on Friday (2 June) to protest the Mayor of Moscow’s decision to ban a gay pride...

May 31 2006 12:00 am
Pakistan: Family won't pardon Briton for money

Earlier this week President Pervez Musharraf delayed the hanging of Mirza Tahir Hussain, a British national of Pakistani descent, for a month so that his family could make a last ditch attempt to...

May 31 2006 12:00 am
Zimbabwe: Satellite images reveal shocking evidence of the obliteration of a community

Amnesty International today released the first-ever satellite images of the wholesale destruction of a large community in Zimbabwe – providing the clearest possible evidence to date of the devastating...

May 31 2006 12:00 am
Scotland: Amnesty celebrates the Scottish media's contribution to human rights

A BBC documentary of the ‘Glasgow Girls’ wins Amnesty International Scottish Media Award . Amnesty’s Scottish Media Award announced yesterday (31 May,) recognises excellence in human rights journalism...

May 30 2006 12:00 am
Zimbabwe: Satellite images reveal shocking evidence of the obliteration of a community

Amnesty International today released the first-ever satellite images of the wholesale destruction of a large community in Zimbabwe – providing the clearest possible evidence to date of the devastating...

May 26 2006 12:00 am
New Amnesty 45th anniversary campaign tackles internet repression

To mark 45 years since Amnesty International was founded, today (28 May) the organisation launches a new campaign, irrepressible.info, to challenge a new threat to freedom - repression on the internet...