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May 08 2006 12:00 am
UK: Sex trafficking: Amnesty welcomes police raids in Kent, but calls for protection for trafficking victims

Reacting to the news of police raids on brothels in Kent, Amnesty International UK Media Director Mike Blakemore said: “Amnesty welcomes the police crackdown on traffickers and their vicious trade in...

May 04 2006 12:00 am
UK: Guantánamo ruling: Response from Amnesty International and Amani Deghayes

Responding to today’s ruling in the High Court that the UK government is not obliged to intervene on behalf of two UK residents held at Guantánamo Bay, Amnesty International and the sister of one of...

May 04 2006 12:00 am
South Korea: Thousands of riot police in bloody eviction of villagers to make way for American military base

Up to 130 people are reported injured after 13,000 riot police and 3,000 troops were deployed today (4 May) against 700 campaigners and farmers protesting against the eviction of people from their...

May 04 2006 12:00 am
Russia: New report shows racist killings out of control

Racist killings in Russia are out of control, said Amnesty International today (4 May), as it published a new report detailing instances of racially motivated killings, racist attacks and xenophobia...

May 03 2006 12:00 am
Scotland: Men to speak out on violence against Women's rights's rightss rights's rights's rights's rights

Amnesty International Scotland will be holding an event in Dundee on Thursday 30 March calling on men and boys to help tackle violence against Women's rights's rightss rights's rights's rights's...

May 03 2006 12:00 am
US accused of creating ‘climate of torture’ - report to UN torture committee

Amnesty International has accused the United States of creating a “climate of torture” today (Wednesday 3 May), as it published a new report on the USA’s record on torture and other ill-treatment. The...

May 02 2006 12:00 am
Ethiopia: Amnesty International condemns treason trial in new report

On Tuesday 2 May, Amnesty International publishes a new report calling for the immediate and unconditional release of several members of Ethiopia’s opposition party, human rights defenders and...