Oct 01 2007 12:00 am
Wales: Amnesty International bring Chinese human rights activist to the Welsh Assembly
A meeting tomorrow (2 October) at the National Assembly for Wales will hear the harrowing story of a prominent human rights activist from China. Rebiya Kadeer, a businesswoman and representative of th...
Oct 01 2007 12:00 am
Kenny Richey case: Bail hearing welcomed
Scottish man’s ‘long road to freedom’ could begin this week Amnesty International UK and other anti-death penalty campaigners have welcomed the fact that Kenny Richey, a Scottish man who has been on d...
Oct 01 2007 12:00 am
Iraq: Palestinians are 'hidden victims' - New report
Saddam’s ‘preferred group’ perception leading to abduction, mutilation and death Palestinian refugees living in Iraq are the hidden victims of the Iraq conflict, said Amnesty International today (1 Oc...
Oct 01 2007 12:00 am
Cymru: Amnest Rhyngwladol yn cyflwyno actifydd hawliau dynol o China i'r Cynulliad
Bydd cyfarfod heddiw (2 Hydref) yng Nghynulliad Cenedlaethol Cymru yn clywed stori ddirdynnol actifydd iawnderau dynol flaenllaw o Tsieina. Bydd Rebiya Kadeer, dynes fusnes a chynrychiolydd y lleiafri...
Oct 01 2007 12:00 am
Companies Act becomes law, but Brown needs to go further to achieve targets
Leading campaign groups today (1 October) welcomed the Companies Act (that becomes law on October 1), but called on Gordon Brown to make sure that the act is the first step to further reforms on the g...
Oct 01 2007 12:00 am
Burma crisis: Amnesty calls for international arms embargo
United Nations Security Council must act immediately Amnesty International is today (1 October 2007) urging the United Nations Security Council to immediately impose a comprehensive and mandatory arms...
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...