Dec 05 2007 12:00 am
UK: the death of Jean Charles De Menezes: Coroner's inquest must go ahead

Amnesty International today called for the coroner’s inquest into the death of Jean Charles de Menezes to be resumed without further delay, and for the inquest to be given a wide enough scope to...

Dec 05 2007 12:00 am
The Philippines: human rights situation

Amnesty International UK Media BriefingPresident Gloria Macapagal Arroyo’s UK visit, 5-6 December 2007Under President Arroyo’s administration, there have been political killings and enforced...

Dec 05 2007 12:00 am
Guantanamo: US supreme court should uphold rule of law in new case

Later today the US Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in relation to Guantánamo detentions on whether the US courts have been unlawfully stripped of jurisdiction to consider habeas corpus...

Dec 04 2007 12:00 am
USA: 65-year-old faces execution despite national 'moratorium' and DNA tests doubt

Thomas Arthur set for 6 December execution A man in the state of Alabama in the United States is facing execution this week (Thursday 6 December) despite an unofficial ‘moratorium’ on executions in...

Dec 04 2007 12:00 am
Scotland: Amnesty International and Lothian & Borders police join forces to tackle human trafficking

Human trafficking, the modern day form of slavery, is taking place here in Scotland with mostly Women's rights's rightss rights's rights's rights's rights and Children's rights being trafficked into...

Dec 04 2007 12:00 am
Saudi Arabia: call for 'gang rape' lawyer to be spared punishment

Amnesty International has today called for disciplinary measures against a Saudi Arabian lawyer who has defended a rape victim in the country to be dropped.Abdul Rahman al-Lahem has been summoned to...

Nov 30 2007 12:00 am
Uganda: Justice system fails victims of sexual violence

Amnesty International today accused the criminal justice system in northern Uganda of ignoring, denying and tacitly condoning violence against Women's rights's rightss rights's rights's rights's...

Nov 30 2007 12:00 am
Scotland: Amnesty warns government over roll out of tasers

Amnesty International stepped up its campaign this week against the roll out of tasers in Scotland. Amnesty International’s Scottish Office has submitted a written response to the Scottish Government...

Nov 30 2007 12:00 am
New Nick Broomfield film calls on MPs to help change UK policy making refused asylum seekers destitute

A campaigning film with a difference opens in parliament on Tuesday 4 December. Still Human Still Here: The Destitution of Refused Asylum Seekers, produced by Nick Broomfield for Amnesty International...

Nov 29 2007 12:00 am
Chad: UN must deploy adequately resourced forces immediately

Amnesty International today warned that the lack of technical support for peacekeeping forces in Chad, Darfur and the Central African Republic is endangering people's lives and setting the...