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Jan 31 2008 12:00 am
Saadi Asylum Detention Ruling: Detention must be a last resort, not a first response

Amnesty International said today that it is gravely concerned by the potential implications of the decision by the European Court of Human Rights in the case of Saadi v UK. The decision appears to...

Jan 31 2008 12:00 am
Mexico: Fears for safety of teenage girl missing in Ciudad Juarez

Fears are mounting for the safety of a 15-year-old girl who went missing in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico on 18 January. Adriana Sarmiento Enriquez was last seen in the afternoon of 18 January by her friends...

Jan 31 2008 12:00 am
Israel: Winograd commission disregards Israeli war crimes

Amnesty International today called a report published by the Winograd Commission on Israel’s conduct in the war with Hizbullah in July-August 2006 “deeply flawed.” The organisation said that the...

Jan 31 2008 12:00 am
African heads of state should refuse Sudan' bid for AU presidency, says Amnesty

Amnesty International today urged African state leaders to address the critical human rights challenges confronting the continent – in particular the abuses in Kenya and Sudan which continue unabated...

Jan 30 2008 12:00 am
Kenya: Death threats issued to activists marked as 'traitors'

Amnesty International has today appealed to its members to call for the protection of nine Kenyan rights activists who have received serious death threats. The six men and three Women's rights's...

Jan 29 2008 12:00 am
Kosovo: War crimes must not go unpunished, says new report

As the European Union (EU) prepares to make a decision over its responsibilities with regard to Kosovo, Amnesty International today warned that war crimes and crimes against humanity from the conflict...

Jan 28 2008 12:00 am
Musharraf visit: Brown must put pressure on to stop disaster

Amnesty International tells British Prime Minister to put human rights violations at the centre of today’s summit with the Pakistan President Amnesty International UK has called on Prime Minister...

Jan 28 2008 12:00 am
Indonesia: Atrocities conducted under Suharto should not be forgotten, says Amnesty

Death of former president should not allow those guilty of human rights violations to escape justice Amnesty International today warned that the death of General Suharto should not be used as an...

Jan 25 2008 12:00 am
Northern Ireland MPs urged to reject 42 day detention plans

As the government today (24 January) publishes its Counter-Terrorism Bill, with plans to give police the power to detain terrorism suspects for 42 days, Amnesty International urged Northern Ireland...

Jan 25 2008 12:00 am
Musharraf visit: Pakistan on brink of 'political catastrophe', says Amnesty

Human rights violations are undermining prospect of free and fair elections Amnesty International delivered a stark warning to Pakistan’s President Pervez Musharraf today (25 January 2008), stating...