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Mar 17 2008 12:00 am
Iraq five years on: Human Rights Briefing

Huge death toll and refugee flows, death squads, torture, mass imprisonment without charge and rising violence against Women's rights's rightss rights's rights's rights's rights mark last five years...

Mar 13 2008 12:00 am
Violence against Women's rights's rightss rights's rights's rights's rights: Movie star leads battle to overturn 'unjust' UK law

Archie Panjabi, star of East is East and Bend It Like Beckham, fronts Amnesty campaignThe star of East is East and Bend It Like Beckham, Archie Panjabi, is to front Amnesty International’s campaign to...

Mar 13 2008 12:00 am
USA: New report reveals more of secret 'ghost detention' operation

In exclusive interviews Yemeni man tells Amnesty of beatings, aggressive dogs, psychological torture and transfer to secret high-tech ‘black site’ prisonFresh call to reveal whereabouts of secret...

Mar 13 2008 12:00 am
Pakistan: 'outlook for human rights looks bleak' says Amnesty

Amnesty demands restoration of constitution and human rights protections As Pakistan prepares to swear-in a new parliament, Amnesty International today called on the country’s new leaders to repair...

Mar 13 2008 12:00 am
Over 100 Women's rights's rightss rights's rights's rights's rights and Children's rights left trapped in a cycle of violence by law

Subjected to violence but unable to escape – this is the reality facing over one hundred Women's rights's rightss rights's rights's rights's rights and Children's rights in Northern Ireland, according...

Mar 12 2008 12:00 am
Hundreds of Women's rights's rightss rights's rights's rights's rights left trapped in a spiral of violence by UK legislation

UK Government ‘is betraying Women's rights's rightss rights's rights's rights's rights in the UK’ Subjected to violence but unable to escape – this is the reality facing hundreds of Women's rights's...

Mar 11 2008 12:00 am
British olympic association must not stand silent as China targets critics ahead of Beijing games, says Amnesty

As the British Olympic Association (BOA) prepares to host its AGM, the 2008 National Olympic Assembly, tomorrow (12 March), Amnesty International called on the BOA not to stand silent as China cracks...

Mar 07 2008 12:00 am
Jerusalem shootings: Amnesty condems killings of civilians, urges Israeli restraint

Amnesty International Middle East and North Africa Director Malcolm Smart said:“We absolutely condemn this deliberate attack on Israeli civilians as a gross abuse of international humanitarian law. We...

Mar 07 2008 12:00 am
Arbour resignation: successor must also be strong independent voice for human rights

Reacting to today’s news that Louise Arbour has resigned her position as United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Amnesty International has paid tribute to her achievements and called on UN...

Mar 06 2008 12:00 am
Gaza: Humanitarian situation worst since 1967

The humanitarian situation in Gaza is worse now than it’s been at any time since the beginning of the Israeli occupation in 1967, according to a new report published today (6 March) by a coalition of...