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May 15 2006 12:00 am
NI: Snow Patrol back Amnesty campaign for Darfur

Snow Patrol are backing a new Amnesty International campaign to bring justice to the war-torn Darfur region of southern Sudan.This Northern Ireland rockers are providing the soundtrack to a new...

May 12 2006 12:00 am
China: Memorandum on 'Re-education through Labour'

Amnesty International is publishing a Memorandum to the Chinese authorities on the proposed reform of the ‘Re-education through Labour’ laws and detention without trial through public order...

May 10 2006 12:00 am
EU: New revelation of 800 secret CIA flights in European Air Space

Amnesty International today revealed that six planes used by the CIA for renditions have made some 800 flights in European airspace including 50 landings at Shannon airport in the Republic of Ireland...

May 10 2006 12:00 am
Council of Europe report: European countries must do more to prevent rendition flights

Amnesty International (AI) welcomes the call from the European Union Justice Commissioner Franco Frattini for European governments to cooperate fully with the Council of Europe's investigation into...

May 10 2006 12:00 am
UK: Women's rights's rightss rights's rights's rights's rights’s human rights and fundamentalism

Amnesty International UK will host a public debate on Women's rights's rightss rights's rights's rights's rights’s human rights and fundamentalism at its Human Rights Action Centre (Shoreditch, East...

May 10 2006 12:00 am
UK: New report reveals Arms out of control as Amnesty members descend on parliament.

Hundreds of Amnesty International members from across the UK are descending on parliament today (10 May) to lobby MPs for tough controls on the Arms, as a new report reveals a network of arms...

May 10 2006 12:00 am
Scotland: Graveyard created outside Scottish Parliament as new report reveals the Arms is out of control

Seventy gravestones have been placed outside the Scottish Parliament today (10 May) to signify the number of people lost to small arms around the world every two hours. At the same time Amnesty...

May 09 2006 12:00 am
NI: Graveyard created in front of Stormont As campaigners demand Arms treaty

Stormont’s steps were turned into a graveyard today as campaigners from Amnesty International and Oxfam called for political support for an international Arms Treaty.The campaigners were joined by a...

May 09 2006 12:00 am
USA: Life without parole

Amnesty has been campaigning for many years on the death penalty imposed on Children's rights and juveniles. Recently, the USA Supreme Court decided by a 5-4 majority that imposing such penalties on...

May 08 2006 12:00 am
UK: Sex trafficking: Amnesty welcomes police raids in London and West Midlands, but calls for protection for trafficked victims

Reacting to the news of police raids on brothels in London and the West Midlands today (10 May), Amnesty International UK Media Director Mike Blakemore said: “Amnesty welcomes the police crackdown on...