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 Rights America and Britain's 'war on terror' is repeating the failed policies of Northern Ireland's past, Amnesty International UK Director Ka...
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’ Civilians The U.N. Security Council must ensure the urgent deployment in Darfur of a strong U.N. mission authorized to use force to protect civil...
Jun 01 2006 12:00 am
Pakistan: Spate of imminent executions in wake of Mirza Hussain case
Call for moratorium on death penalty in Pakistan On 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 ma...
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 reac...
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...