Jun 27 2006 12:00 am
NI: Belfast primary school wins cross-border human rights art competition
The theme of the competition was 'co-operation' and Children's rights from schools all over Ireland were asked to put into practice the co-operative skills they had been honing all year through this h...
Jun 26 2006 12:00 am
NI: Amnesty welcomes anti-trafficking team, but calls for proper victim protection
Reacting to the announcement that the Government is setting up an anti-trafficking team in Northern Ireland to tackle the reported increase in the number of foreign Women's rights's rightss rights's r...
Jun 26 2006 12:00 am
NI: AK-47: Northern Ireland paramilitary 'weapon of choice' is world's worst regulated weapon according to new report
The AK-47 assault rifle 'the so-called' weapon of choice of Northern Ireland's paramilitaries through the years - will remain the most widely-used weapon in conflict zones for at least the next 20 yea...
Jun 23 2006 12:00 am
NI: Could your face be on the big screen? Northern Ireland people support controls on the Arms
The Control Arms Million Faces Petition has been collecting photos of supporters from around the world to reach the target of one million faces by the start of a crucial UN Review Conference on Small...
Jun 22 2006 12:00 am
Worldwide: AK-47 is world's worst regulated weapon according to new report
New report from Control Arms campaign: Amnesty International, Oxfam International and the International Action Network on Small Arms (IANSA) The Kalashnikov assault rifle will remain the most widely-u...
Jun 22 2006 12:00 am
Jamaica: Political will needed to end violence against Women's rights's rightss rights's rights's rights's rights and girls
Women's rights's rightss rights's rights's rights's rights’s rights groups in Jamaica are urging the country’s authorities to fight discrimination and sexual violence against Women's rights's rightss...
Jun 21 2006 12:00 am
UK: Sex Trafficking - Amnesty applauds Pentameter, but calls for victim protection
Reacting to the conclusion of Operation Pentameter today (21 June), Amnesty International UK Director Kate Allen said: “Operation Pentameter’s crackdown on the trafficking and forced prostitution of f...
Jun 20 2006 12:00 am
UK: Foreign Secretary, Arms Campaigners and UK Defense Industry join forces for tough arms controls
At a press conference held today, UK Foreign Secretary Margaret Beckett, joined Control Arms campaigners (Amnesty International, Oxfam and IANSA) and the Defence Manufacturers Association in a call fo...
Jun 19 2006 12:00 am
UK: New survey shows over 80 per cent of Britons fear foreign guns on our streets
Over 80 per cent of people in the UK (81%) fear guns coming in from overseas and ending up on British streets, according to a new survey released today (19 June). And these fears are well-founded as o...
Jun 16 2006 12:00 am
Scotland: Amnesty International at Pride Scotia - Love is a human right
LGBT people around the world face discrimination and worse - almost 80 countries have laws that criminalise same sex relations. In Afghanistan, Sudan, Iran, Saudi Arabia and Yemen people convicted of...