Oct 24 2007 12:00 am
New report slams Hamas and Fatah over human rights abuse in factional fighting
Call for human rights team to investigate; arms transfer halt call Factional fighting between Hamas and Fatah forces in the Gaza Strip earlier this year left 350 Palestinians dead and has been followe...
Oct 24 2007 12:00 am
Burma: 12 years under house arrest-Amnesty demands release of Aung San Suu Kyi and all other prisoners of conscience
On the day the United Nations celebrates its 62nd birthday, the leader of the Burmese National League of Democracy will mark her 12th year under house arrest. As Aung San Suu Kyi today enters her 12th...
Oct 22 2007 12:00 am
Darfur: New report accuses Sudanese government of obstructing peacekeeper deployment
Amnesty International has today called on the government of Sudan to end the obstruction to the speedy deployment of the United Nations African Union Mission in Darfur (UNAMID), the hybrid UN/AU force...
Oct 19 2007 12:00 am
Iran: New wave of executions condemned
Hangings of 11 men and one woman latest in “alarming” upsurge of killings Amnesty International today expressed alarm at a new wave of executions in Iran and said that it has already recorded almost 2...
Oct 18 2007 12:00 am
Sex Trafficking: New parliamentary report welcomed
Protecting victims must be ‘put at the heart’ of stamping out sex trade, says Amnesty Amnesty International has today called for the protection of the victims of sex trafficking to be “put at the hear...
Oct 18 2007 12:00 am
Iran: Urgent appeal for a young man facing execution for playground death when aged 16
Amnesty International today launched an urgent appeal for Ali Mahin Torabi, convicted of a murder committed when he was 16 years old and now at risk of imminent execution. Now aged 21, he is being hel...
Oct 18 2007 12:00 am
China: Reform of abusive detention law vital to Beijing Olympics human rights commitments
'Re-education Through Labour' - detention without charge, trial or judicial review for up to four years – should be abolished, said Amnesty International today in an open letter to the Chinese Nationa...
Oct 18 2007 12:00 am
Burma: New video and audio accounts of brutal repression
Amnesty International has today released new first-hand accounts of the recent crackdown on peaceful protestors in Burma We have seen police asking money from families of detainees if they want their...
Oct 17 2007 12:00 am
Women's rights's rightss rights's rights's rights's rights’s Groups Urge Councillors to Speak Out for Burmese Leader
Local Women's rights's rightss rights's rights's rights's rights’s Groups are launching a campaign calling for Glasgow City Council to make a Freedom of the City award to the leader of Burma’s democra...
Oct 17 2007 12:00 am
Lebanon: New report demands end to discrimination against country's Palestininan refugees
150,000 in refugee camps, families of 10 share a single room, punishments for building a wall Amnesty International is calling for an end to discrimination against Lebanon’s 300,000 refugees today, as...