Apr 30 2008 12:00 am
China Olympics: Cartoon character tortured in new Amnesty film marking 100-day countdown
With 100 days to go until the Beijing Olympics, Amnesty International today launched the first in a series of four hard-hitting animated films highlighting human rights abuses linked to the Chinese au...
Apr 29 2008 12:00 am
Mozambique: Violent police assume 'licence to kill'
Police in Mozambique are killing and torturing people with near total impunity according to an Amnesty International report published today. Amnesty International’s Africa Deputy Programme Director, M...
Apr 28 2008 12:00 am
Pakistan: Amnesty demands restoration of deposed judge
Human rights situation will remain bleak if coalition fails to act within deadline Amnesty International today made a call to the new Pakistan government to immediately reinstate around 60 senior judg...
Apr 25 2008 12:00 am
Zimbabwe: Election observers in hiding after police raid office
Amnesty International has just received information that at about 10 am (local time) today, five police officers from the Zimbabwe Republic Police’s Criminal Investigations Department (CID) raided the...
Apr 23 2008 12:00 am
Zimbabwe: No supply of arms until state sponsored violence ceases
Amnesty International said today that all shipments of small arms, light weapons and ammunition ordered from China by the Zimbabwe Government must be halted as there is a real risk that it may lead to...
Apr 23 2008 12:00 am
Zimbabwe: No supply arms until state sponsored violence ceases
Amnesty International said today (23 April) that all shipments of small arms, light weapons and ammunition ordered from China by the Zimbabwe Government must be halted as there is a real risk that it...
Apr 23 2008 12:00 am
Somalia-Ethiopia: Release Children's rights held in raid on Al Hidya mosque
Amnesty International today called on the Ethiopian military to release 41 Children's rights held after a raid on the Al Hidya mosque in Mogadishu – the capital of Somalia – on 19 April 2008, which le...
Apr 23 2008 12:00 am
China visit is true test of EU human rights commitment says Amnesty
As European Commission President Barroso and nine other Commissioners head to China, Amnesty International warns that the success of their mission depends on real improvements in the human rights situ...
Apr 22 2008 12:00 am
Central Africa: Governments and UN must join forces to secure release of kidnapped Women's rights's rightss rights's rights's rights's rights and Children's rights
Amnesty International today called on the UN and governments in Central Africa to take immediate action to secure the release of more than 350 men, Women's rights's rightss rights's rights's rights's...
Apr 22 2008 12:00 am
'The film the CIA doesn't want you to see': Amnesty launches new 'waterboarding' film
Amnesty International has today launched a hard-hitting new film about “waterboarding”, the practice of torturing prisoners by partially drowning them. Amnesty’s film, called “Stuff Of Life”, is set t...