Sep 28 2007 12:00 am
Northern Ireland: Belfast to hold Burma solidarity demo on Saturday
Amnesty International calls protest for 'no more bloodshed' in Burma A demonstration in solidarity with the peaceful protestors in Burma will be staged in Belfast this Saturday. The demonstration, org...
Sep 27 2007 12:00 am
Burma crisis: New letter urges Southeast Asian Nations to act
‘ASEAN’ members in New York must not ignore violence Amnesty International has sent an open letter to members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) meeting in New York today urging the...
Sep 26 2007 12:00 am
Northern Ireland: Amnesty welcomes 'freeze' on taser deployment
Amnesty International welcomes the Chief Constable Sir Hugh Orde’s announcement that there will be no deployment of Tasers in Northern Ireland until human rights and equality concerns are met. Speakin...
Sep 26 2007 12:00 am
Northern Ireland: Amnesty concerned companies may be helping to arm Burma (Burma)
With fears growing over how the Burma (Burmese) military government will react to the growing calls for democracy, Amnesty International has voiced fresh concern that Northern Ireland companies could...
Sep 26 2007 12:00 am
Burma: United Nations must intervene urgently to avert bloodshed
“Appalling” human rights record condemned Amnesty international has today (26 September 2007) called for the United Nations to urgently intervene in the growing crisis in Burma, including by sending a...
Sep 25 2007 12:00 am
Guantanamo: New ruling in Khadr case condemned
Military commissions should be dropped, including for detainee held since age of 15 Amnesty International has called for trials by “military commission” at the US-run detention centre at Guantánamo Ba...
Sep 24 2007 12:00 am
Yoko Ono visits Amnesty International to celebrate Instant Karma album success
Yoko Ono will visit Amnesty International’s global headquarters in London on 24 September to celebrate the success of a double CD of classic John Lennon songs released earlier this year to raise money...
Sep 24 2007 12:00 am
UK must do more to ease Iraqi refugee crisis says Amnesty report
The Iraqi refugee crisis is reaching breaking point, said a new Amnesty International report today following a research mission to Syria and Jordan which host the bulk of Iraq’s refugees. Help from th...
Sep 24 2007 12:00 am
Gordon Brown's speech: call for action on human rights
Responding to Prime Minister Gordon Brown’s conference speech today, Kate Allen, Amnesty International UK Director, speaking from Bournemouth, said: “Gordon Brown's strong words on the importance of h...
Sep 20 2007 12:00 am
USA: 65-year-old faces execution despite DNA tests doubt
Thomas Arthur set for 27 September execution A man in the state of Alabama in the United States is facing execution in a week’s time despite claims that DNA tests could cast doubt on the safety of his...