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May 29 2007 12:00 am
UK: New survey - UK retailers not doing enough to combat conflict diamonds

A new survey of UK diamond jewellery retailers released today (29 May) by Amnesty International UK and Global Witness reveals that many leading UK retailers still do not have effective policies in...

May 23 2007 12:00 am
Amnesty International Report 2007: Politics of fear creating a dangerously divided world

Powerful governments and armed groups are deliberately fomenting fear to erode human rights and to create an increasingly polarised and dangerous world, said Amnesty International today as it launched...

May 16 2007 12:00 am
Northern Ireland: Amnesty rejects tasers for P.S.N.I as John Reid proposes wider development

Amnesty rejects tasers for P.S.N.I. as John Reid proposes wider deploymentAmnesty International has rejected the proposed deployment of Taser electro-shock weapons to the PSNI, as Home Secretary John...

May 16 2007 12:00 am
Northern Ireland: Amnesty Condemns Treatment of Asylum Seekers

Amnesty International has condemned the treatment of asylum seekers in Northern Ireland, after a report from HM Chief Inspector of Prisons revealed that asylum detainees are being held in poorly...

May 11 2007 12:00 am
Hungary: Justice denied to victims of rape in the home

"... The difference between rape in films and marital rape is that we cannot scream, as our child might wake up in the other room. Or our child is right there next to us, her or his face distorted...

May 10 2007 12:00 am
UK: Amnesty applauds action from Google shareholders on internet censorship

Amnesty International today (10 May) expressed its support for the issues raised in a shareholder resolution at tomorrow’s Google AGM, calling on the company to oppose internet repression in countries...

May 10 2007 12:00 am
Iraq: Urgent appeal as two Women's rights's rightss rights's rights's rights's rights face imminent execution

Amnesty International has issued an urgent appeal to halt the execution of two Women's rights's rightss rights's rights's rights's rights facing execution in Iraq.The Women's rights's rightss rights's...

May 10 2007 12:00 am
Amnesty Urges Release of Aid workers in Somalia

Amnesty International has called for the safe, immediate release of two aid workers from Northern Ireland and Kenya feared kidnapped in Somalia. The humanitarian workers with the aid agency Care...

May 08 2007 12:00 am
Amnesty Urges Action on QUB Corporate Sponsor Caterpillar

Amnesty International is urging Queen's University and its students at to bring pressure on Caterpillar Inc for their role in the destruction of Palestinian homes. As reported in The Gown, the Queens...

May 02 2007 12:00 am
Sudan: War Crimes suspects must be brought before International Criminal Court

Amnesty International welcomed today’s decision by the International Criminal Court to issue arrest warrants for two suspected Sudanese war criminals, and urged the Sudanese government to immediately...