Oct 17 2007 12:00 am
Iran: Amnesty demands immediate medical treatment for detained union leader facing loss of sight

Amnesty International today urged the Iranian authorities to provide immediate medical treatment for jailed trade union leader Mansour Ossanlu, who has been told he will go blind unless action is...

Oct 16 2007 12:00 am
Death row survivors call for UN to back execution moratorium vote

Three “exonerees” who served 62 years between them speak out, including man sentenced to death for killing man later found aliveThree men sentenced to death for crimes they did not commit this...

Oct 15 2007 12:00 am
Prisoners still missing, says Amnesty, as 'Rendition' film to open in UK

‘See the film, then take action’ call Ahead of the UK release of the new Hollywood film “Rendition”, Amnesty International has said that prisoners in the “war on terror” are still missing and still...

Oct 15 2007 12:00 am
New set of John Lennon songs released to raise awareness of crisis in Darfur

Amnesty International has released new recordings of classic John Lennon tracks by artists from all over the world in a ‘digital box set’ to raise awareness of the ongoing human rights crisis in the...

Oct 15 2007 12:00 am
China: Four Tibetan Children's rights at imminent risk of torture

Four Tibetan Children's rights aged 15 years, detained since 7 September in Gansu province, are at grave risk of torture and mistreatment on suspicion of writing pro-Tibetan independence slogans, said...

Oct 15 2007 12:00 am
62% of schools sign up for new Amnesty Pack

Amnesty International today officially launched a new education resource to inspire, inform and challenge young people to make their minds up about controversial human rights issues. The resource...

Oct 12 2007 12:00 am
Torture is not a game, says Amnesty

Amnesty International today (12 October) reacted to the launch of a new computer viral promoting the film Saw IV where players torture celebrities using electric drills, knives and spiked clubs ( www...

Oct 12 2007 12:00 am
Burma: Amnesty calls for security council to demand immediate release of Aung San Suu Kyi

United Nations falls short in its efforts to resolve crisis in Burma Amnesty International yesterday called for the United Nations Security Council to demand the immediate release of the Burmese...

Oct 10 2007 12:00 am
Death Penalty: '22-candle' vigils put spotlight on China

Amnesty groups across the UK mark World Day against the Death Penalty Amnesty International will be marking World Day against the Death Penalty (10 October) with candlelit vigils across the UK to...

Oct 09 2007 12:00 am
New Amnesty campaign uses social networks to unite new generation of human rights campaigners

Unsubscribe campaign to unite people online in opposition to terrorism and human rights abuseEvent brings together bloggers and social networkers to effect changeAmnesty International today launched a...