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Apr 18 2007 12:00 am
Zimbabwe: African leaders must speak out against brutality

African leaders should no longer allow a culture of impunity for Zimbabwe’s violations, says AmnestyAmnesty International is deeply concerned about the continued attacks on trade unionists, human...

Apr 18 2007 12:00 am
Nigeria elections: Failure to protect human rights raises death toll

Amnesty International today (18 April 2007) urged the Nigerian government to ensure that human rights are effectively upheld and protected, after violence during the state assembly and state...

Apr 17 2007 12:00 am
Worldwide: Make Some Noise - Corinne Bailey Rae to release single from forthcoming album for Amnesty International

Corinne Bailey Rae is set to release the second single from the forthcoming Make Some Noise album for Amnesty International. Her version of John Lennon's 'I'm Losing You', from Lennon's 1980 album...

Apr 17 2007 12:00 am
UK: Famous Brighton illustrators draw crowds to Amnesty's new bookshop

Nick Sharratt, Children's rights’s author and illustrator of the famous Jacqueline Wilson books, and Chris Riddell, co-creator of the bestselling Edge Chronicles series, will together launch the new...

Apr 17 2007 12:00 am
Russian Federation: Attack on public dissent

Amnesty International is calling on the Russian authorities to investigate thoroughly and impartially all reports of police ill-treatment, including kicking and hitting with batons, during anti...

Apr 17 2007 12:00 am
Palestinian Authority: AI calls for release of Gaza Strip journalist

Amnesty International (AI) is deeply concerned about the continuing abduction of Alan Johnston. The BBC correspondent is being held by an unknown armed group in the Gaza Strip. AI calls for his...

Apr 17 2007 12:00 am
Jamaica: Amnesty International condemns homophobic violence

Amnesty International strongly condemns recent episodes of violence against persons who are perceived to be gay in Jamaica. The organisation is particularly concerned by reports of mob violence...

Apr 17 2007 12:00 am
Call for Entries: Refugee Week Scottish Media Awards

Oxfam, National Union of Journalists, Amnesty International, British Red Cross and Scottish Refugee Council (and other members of the Asylum Positive Images Network in Scotland) are pleased to...

Apr 16 2007 12:00 am
Iraq: ‘Do not abandon us’ urge Iraqi refugees who served alongside British troops

Agencies Call on British Government to Take Urgent Action on Iraqi Refugees(London, April 16, 2007) – Three former Iraqi interpreters for the UK Army, who were forced to flee to Syria after receiving...

Apr 16 2007 12:00 am
Amnesty Condemns Death Threats to Human Rights Defenders

Amnesty International deplores the death threats made to human rights defender Mark Thompson, director of NI victims group Relatives For Justice. Amnesty is calling for the threats to be fully...