Jul 20 2006 12:00 am
Scotland: Amnesty accuses Yahoo!, Microsoft and Google of hypocrisy in China and urges users to take action against them
Amnesty International today (20 July) urged users of Yahoo!, Microsoft and Google to use their power as consumers to help end corporate complicity in suppression of the internet in China. The call to...
Jul 20 2006 12:00 am
China: Amnesty accuses Yahoo!, Microsoft and Google of hypocrisy in China and urges users to take action against them
Amnesty International today (20 July) urged users of Yahoo!, Microsoft and Google to use their power as consumers to help end corporate complicity in suppression of the internet in China. The call to...
Jul 19 2006 12:00 am
Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC): Elections are a chance to embrace human rights reform
As the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) prepares to elect a new government for the first time since it achieved independence in 1960, Amnesty International today called on all candidates in the...
Jul 18 2006 12:00 am
Sudan: Pledging conference must commit to increasing protection of civilians in Darfur
As a critical pledging conference between the European Union and African Union opens today in Brussels, Amnesty International released a paper which called for a strengthening and reinforcement of the...
Jul 18 2006 12:00 am
Lebanon: UN should investigate, and arms to Israel and Hizbullah should be suspended
Amnesty International today called on the UN Security Council to meet urgently in order to adopt measures to protect civilians caught up in the deepening Israel-Lebanon conflict. Specifically, Amnesty...
Jul 18 2006 12:00 am
Guatemala: Number of Women's rights's rightss rights's rights's rights's rights being killed on the rise
The number of Women's rights's rightss rights's rights's rights's rights being murdered in Guatemala has risen for the fourth consecutive year since 2001 as the government fails to effectively investi...
Jul 17 2006 12:00 am
India: Concerns for safety of civilians caught in conflict in Chattisgarh
Amnesty International expresses grave concern about continuing violence in a remote forest region of Chattisgarh state in central India. On the night of 17 July, suspected Maoists belonging to the Peo...
Jul 13 2006 12:00 am
Israel/Lebanon: Attacks against civilians must end immediately
The Israeli and Lebanese governments, and Hizbullah, must take immediate steps to end the ongoing attacks against civilians and civilian objects, said Amnesty International today (13 July). Such attac...
Jul 13 2006 12:00 am
Iran: Amnesty International renews calls for release of three Iranian detainees at a meeting with Akbar Ganji
At a meeting with Akbar Ganji, Iran’s most prominent ex-prisoner of conscience and advocate of freedom of expression, Amnesty International’s Secretary General Irene Khan renewed the organisation’s ca...
Jul 11 2006 12:00 am
UK/Algeria: Deals must not mean returning suspects to face torture
Responding to reports that Tony Blair and Algeria’s President Bouteflika may have today reached agreements concerning the return of UK terrorist suspects to Algeria despite the risk of torture, Amnest...