Feb 22 2008 12:00 am
Amnesty International stands in solidarity with the people of Kenya in Global Day of Action
Hundreds of Amnesty International supporters across the globe – including the UK – will join in solidarity with the people in Kenya in an international Day of Action on Wednesday 27 February. More tha...
Feb 21 2008 12:00 am
Serbia: Stop attacks on human rights activists and on minorities
Amnesty International is calling on the Serbian authorities and specifically Prime Minister Vojislav Koštunica and President Boris Tadic to urgently condemn attacks on human rights activists and on et...
Feb 21 2008 12:00 am
Scotland: Rendition flights - Miliband apology welcomed but more information needed
Responding to the Foreign Secretary David Miliband's apology for previously failing to inform the House of Commons and the UK public about two US "extraordinary rendition" flights that landed in 2002...
Feb 21 2008 12:00 am
Rendition flights: Miliband apology welcomed but more information needed
Responding to today’s apology from the Foreign Secretary David Miliband about previously failing to inform the House of Commons and the UK public about two US “extraordinary rendition” flights that la...
Feb 21 2008 12:00 am
Five African migrants shot dead crossing Egypt-Israel border
Amnesty International supporters are sending appeals to the Egyptian authorities expressing concern that three men and two Women's rights's rightss rights's rights's rights's rights have been shot dea...
Feb 21 2008 12:00 am
China: Miliband must insist there is no repeat of Tiananmen square, says Amnesty
As UK Foreign Secretary David Miliband heads to China this week, Amnesty International has urged him to insist that peaceful protests during the Beijing Olympics are not met with state violence. In a...
Feb 21 2008 12:00 am
Chad: Human rights crisis brewing in aftermath of attack on N'djamena
Amnesty International has urged the Chadian government to stop persecuting senior members of political opposition parties, journalists and supporters of opposition political groups. Three leading oppo...
Feb 20 2008 12:00 am
USA's record on avoiding race discrimination
With the USA’s record on racial discrimination coming under UN scrutiny in Geneva on 21 and 22 February, Amnesty International is making available its own briefing to the UN on the issue. Tomorrow and...
Feb 20 2008 12:00 am
Uganda: Government cannot negotiate away international criminal court arrest warrants for LRA
LRA members charged with crimes under international law must be surrendered to the International Criminal Court (ICC) immediately, Amnesty International said today, reacting to the news that a deal ha...
Feb 20 2008 12:00 am
Communities unite to launch human rights project for primary schools
Lift Off gets backing from political leaders north and south Amnesty International and teaching unions on both sides of the border will put the issue of human rights firmly into the classroom today wi...