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May 31 2008 12:00 am
South coast paralympian hits out at China's human rights record

Seaford resident and 2000 and 2004 Paralympian Kristina Veasey calls on other sportsmen and Women's rights's rightss rights's rights's rights's rights to speak out on behalf of China’s citizens...

May 31 2008 12:00 am
First British player to have a career in the NBA becomes Olympic Ambassador for Human Rights

JOHN AMAECHI, London 2012 Bid ambassador, speaks out against China’s human rights record and calls for Olympians to follow suit John Amaechi, the first British player to have a career in the elite...

May 29 2008 12:00 am
Scotland: Parliament debates No Recourse rule

Amnesty welcomes Scottish Parliament discussion on “No Recourse” but insists that action is needed rather than words Amnesty International today (29 May) welcomed the Scottish Parliament debate on the...

May 29 2008 12:00 am
Media Awards 2008 shortlist announced

Amnesty International UK today announced the shortlists for its prestigious annual Media Awards, which recognise excellence in human rights reporting and acknowledge journalism’s significant...

May 28 2008 12:00 am
60 years of human rights failure-governments must apologise and act now

Amnesty International today challenged world leaders to apologise for six decades of human rights failure and to re-commit themselves to deliver concrete improvements.Launching Amnesty International...

May 19 2008 12:00 am
Amnesty welcomes Mark Durkan's Westminster move on cluster bombs

As representatives from over 100 governments start to arive in Dublin for next week's major diplomatic conference, where world leaders will finalise the text of an international treaty to ban the use...

May 17 2008 12:00 am
Amnesty details wave of homophobia in Eastern Europe

Shocking new briefing profiles verbal and physical attacks and the current state of legislation in 19 countries across Eastern Europe To mark International Day Against Homophobia, Amnesty...

May 16 2008 12:00 am
Zimbabwe: Violence reaches crisis point

Youths forced to fight; schools close as teachers flee violenceViolence in Zimbabwe is reaching crisis point warned Amnesty International as it revealed that ‘war veterans’ are forcibly recruiting...

May 16 2008 12:00 am
Europe: Lesbians and gay men march with pride to end prejudice

Amnesty calls for end to discrimination on eve of the International Day Against Homophobia On the eve of the International Day Against Homophobia (17 May), Amnesty International calls on governments...

May 15 2008 12:00 am
Zimbabwe: Trade unionists in detention at risk of torture

Amnesty International supporters are urging authorities in Zimbabwe to immediately release two leading trade unionists who have been detained solely for peacefully exercising their basic human rights...