Jun 29 2007 12:00 am
UK: Amnesty International stages mock Eurovision Song Contest at Gay Pride March in London
Elton John joins call on all European countries to respect gay rights Tomorrow (Saturday 30 June) Amnesty International members will join the annual Gay Pride march in London and stage a mock Eurovisi...
Jun 27 2007 12:00 am
Iran: The last executioner of Children's rights
Iran is the only country in the world that still executes child offenders – people convicted of crimes committed before they were 18 - said Amnesty International in a new report today (27 June). The r...
Jun 26 2007 12:00 am
Poland & Romania: Renditions - Call for Poland and Romania to investigate, as Marty Report debated
Amnesty International has today (26 June) called on Poland and Romania to conduct independent, impartial and thorough investigations into new information concerning CIA “extraordinary rendition” fligh...
Jun 26 2007 12:00 am
Control Arms: Governments show overwhelming support for Arms Treaty
The Control Arms campaign: Oxfam International, Amnesty International and the International Action Network on Small Arms (IANSA) Campaigners around the world are celebrating a significant victory afte...
Jun 26 2007 12:00 am
Central African Republic: Collapse of law and order in region
Civilians attacked and killed by government and opposition forces Armed bandits roam in northern CAR, kidnapping Children's rights for ransom Amnesty International today (26 June) warned that hundreds...
Jun 25 2007 12:00 am
UK: No prosecutions following Stevens III investigation
Today (25 June 2007), after an unconscionable and inordinate delay - more than four years after receipt of many individual files from the Stevens III investigation into matters of collusion in Norther...
Jun 25 2007 12:00 am
UK: Instant Karma - Classic Lennon songs CD released
Double CD for Amnesty with U2, Avril Lavigne, R.E.M., Aerosmith, Christina Aguilera, Green Day, The Cure, Youssou N’Dour and many others CD to boost Amnesty’s work on crisis in Darfur Some of the bigg...
Jun 25 2007 12:00 am
Alan Johnston: Amnesty concern grows after video shown
Amnesty International is greatly concerned by the continuing threat to the life of Alan Johnston, the BBC News reporter who has been missing for more than 100 days since his abduction in Gaza City on...
Jun 22 2007 12:00 am
Guantánamo: Fresh call for camp to close after reports that 'closure' meeting shelved
Reacting to reports that the US administration has postponed a meeting regarding the future of the detention centre at Guantánamo Bay, including the possibility of its closure, Amnesty International s...
Jun 22 2007 12:00 am
China: Jailed blind activist beaten by other prisoners on order of guards
Jailed activist Chen Guangcheng has been severely beaten by other prisoners on the orders of prison guards and denied medical treatment, said Amnesty International today (22 June). The organisation be...