Sep 17 2007 12:00 am
Sudan: Amnesty International asks foreign office minister to progress peace in Darfur
On the eve of the fourth Global Day of Action for Darfur, Amnesty International has asked the UK Government to apply every effort to securing peace in the region of Darfur. In a televised interview wi...
Sep 17 2007 12:00 am
Arms: Tougher controls needed on Northern Ireland arms exports
Northern Irish company cited as European contact for sale of illegal electro-shock batons Amnesty International today (17 Sept) called for tougher controls on arms exports as it launched the first inv...
Sep 13 2007 12:00 am
USA: Call for urgent review in 'Jena Six' case
Nooses in ‘whites only’ area of school and all-white jury trial spark concerns over discriminatory justice Amnesty International has written to the US Justice Department to express concern at claims t...
Sep 13 2007 12:00 am
Tianamen Square hero to speak out in belfast
Tiananmen Square hero Shao Jiang will address a special conference in Belfast this Saturday 15 September, highlighting serious human rights abuses in China ahead of the 2008 Olympic Games. Shao Jiang...
Sep 13 2007 12:00 am
Death Penalty: Hard Hitting Mumia Abu-Jamal Film Launched
‘In Prison My Whole Life’ will screen during London Film Festival A new documentary film on the case of Mumia Abu-Jamal will screen at the London Film Festival next month. The film has the support of...
Sep 12 2007 12:00 am
As China proposes Belfast consulate, Deputy First Minister urged not to overlook ongoing abuses
Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness will today meet with Amnesty International to discuss China’s poor human rights record, amid proposals to open a Chinese consular office in Belfast. Amnesty Int...
Sep 11 2007 12:00 am
Anita Roddick: Northern Ireland Programme Director deeply regrets death of leading campaigner
Amnesty International Northern Ireland deeply regrets the passing of Body Shop founder and lifelong human rights champion Anita Roddick. Anita was a long-time supporter of Amnesty's mission and work,...
Sep 06 2007 12:00 am
Eritrea: Pastor and churchgoers held in detention at risk of torture
Amnesty International calls for their immediate and unconditional release Amnesty International today (6 September) urged its members to take action to secure the protection of a Protestant pastor and...