Jul 07 2006 12:00 am
UK: Comedian Jo Brand inaugurates Amnesty Peace Garden and commends ‘grassroots’ organisations!
Speaking after inaugurating a new Amnesty Peace Garden in Charlton, south-east London today, comedian Jo Brand said: “I’ve always believed in ‘grassroots’ organisations like Amnesty International! “An...
Jul 07 2006 12:00 am
Algeria: New report details torture by Algerian Military Security as president meets Blair
Tony Blair must call on the Algerian President Bouteflika to stamp out torture in his country, rather than agreeing deals to enable the return of terror suspects at risk of torture, said Amnesty Inter...
Jul 06 2006 12:00 am
Russia: Putin must amend NGOs law
Russian President Vladimir Putin must follow up urgently on his public commitment to review the implementation of Russia’s legislation governing civil society organisations, Amnesty International has...
Jul 06 2006 12:00 am
Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC): Acts of political repression on the increase
Amnesty International has described a trial by military tribunal which resulted in heavy prison sentences against an evangelical church leader and his two co-defendants to be flagrantly unfair. Amnest...