Dec 14 2006 12:00 am
Chile: Death of Pinochet is not the end of the story
Amnesty International today called on the Chilean authorities to ensure that the recent death of Augusto Pinochet is not used as an excuse to further delay legal proceedings against others suspected o...
Dec 13 2006 12:00 am
UK: Fairford Coach Protestors ruling - case of fundamental importance
Reacting to today’s ruling by the Law Lords that police did violate the right to freedom of movement and lawful assembly of protesters near RAF Fairford in March 2003, Amnesty International commented:...
Dec 12 2006 12:00 am
Occupied Territories: Children's rights killed amid growing lawlessness
The killing of three Children's rights yesterday by gunmen in the Gaza Strip was an appalling act and one that Amnesty International utterly condemns. It was the latest of a series of incidents in whi...
Dec 11 2006 12:00 am
Middle East: Peace Process - Open letter to EU leaders calls for human rights monitors
Amnesty International Secretary General Irene Khan concludes 10-day visit to region with impassioned call for human rights, justice and removal of illegal settlements Amnesty International's Secretary...
Dec 11 2006 12:00 am
Chile: Pinochet - His death must not be the end of the story
Reacting to the news of the death of former Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet, Amnesty International UK Director Kate Allen said: “Pinochet’s death must not be the end of the story. Amnesty Internatio...
Dec 10 2006 12:00 am
Worldwide: Protests in more than 40 countries demand an end to rape in Darfur
Demonstration in London: Rape alarms to be set off outside Downing Street Photos and video from refugee camps in Chad available; experts available for interview Demonstrators will set off hundreds of...
Dec 10 2006 12:00 am
NI: Belfast Amnesty joins protests in more than 40 countries demanding protection for the people of Darfur
A multi-faith vigil was held for the people of Darfur on the steps of St Anne's Cathedral on Sunday 10th December. The Amnesty International-organised vigil enabled people in Belfast to join thousands...
Dec 08 2006 12:00 am
USA: Guantánamo Bay - response to reports of opening of new prison block
Responding to reports that the US military authorities at Guantanamo Bay have moved a group of detainees into a new maximum-security prison block at the camp, Amnesty International UK Campaigns Direct...
Dec 08 2006 12:00 am
Pakistan: New report urges action on ‘War on terror’ detainees after Musharraf attempts to bury issue
Despite growing anger in Pakistan at the practice of enforced disappearances, the government has still not acknowledged its responsibility for hundreds of people arbitrarily detained in secret locatio...
Dec 07 2006 12:00 am
Worldwide: UN General Assembly votes for historic Arms Treaty proposal
Control Arms campaign: Oxfam International, Amnesty International and the International Action Network on Small Arms (IANSA). Work on an international Arms Treaty will begin immediately following a hi...