Jul 12 2007 12:00 am
Israel/Lebanon: New call for justice one year on

A year on from the start of last year’s 34-day war between Hizbullah and Israel, Amnesty International today condemned the complete absence of any steps in the two countries affected or...

Jul 11 2007 12:00 am
UK intervenes in European Court to support deportation despite torture risk

Amnesty International, the AIRE Centre, The International Commission of JURISTs, Interights and REDRESS are warning that, in a hearing today, the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights is...

Jul 10 2007 12:00 am
Iran: Woman faces stoning for adultery

Man already reportedly stoned to death last weekAmnesty International has issued an ‘urgent action’ appeal on behalf of a woman in Iran who is facing imminent death by stoning for adultery. This comes...

Jul 06 2007 12:00 am
Saudi Arabia: Sri Lankan teenager faces beheading within days

A Sri Lankan teenager in Saudi Arabia faces beheading within days after being convicted of murder, despite having had no legal representation at her trial and reportedly being only 17 at the time of...

Jul 05 2007 12:00 am
UK: ‘Prosecute don't persecute’ says Amnesty as law lords hear appeal on control orders cases

As the Law Lords begin hearing a case today (5 July) concerning the UK counter-terrorism control order regime, Amnesty International calls on the UK authorities to commit themselves to prosecuting...

Jul 03 2007 12:00 am
Colombia: One of world’s most dangerous places for Trade Unionists

A sham paramilitary demobilisation process, combined with thousands of cases of threats and killings, and a chronic lack of investigations and prosecutions makes Colombia one of the most dangerous...

Jul 02 2007 12:00 am
USA: GoodStorm's MixTape Widget Spreads Word About ‘Instant Karma', the Amnesty International Campaign to Save Darfur’

Former political prisoner ‘pays back’ AmnestyGoodStorm, a US-based e-commerce and digital music company, has joined forces with Amnesty International to launch a viral music campaign in support of a...

Jul 02 2007 12:00 am
Turkey: Justice for Hrant Dink

Amnesty International today (2 July) called for all the evidence and circumstances to be considered as the trial of 18 people accused of involvement in the killing of Turkish-Armenian journalist Hrant...