Jul 01 2008 12:00 am
New survey reveals alarming prevalence of domestic abuse suffered by students in Wales and confirms shocking view of sexual assault
Amnesty International and NUS Wales have today called for the Welsh Assembly Government, and Universities and Colleges in Wales to tackle violence against Women's rights's rightss rights's rights's ri...
Jul 01 2008 12:00 am
Mauritania: Amnesty exposes overcrowding and ill-treatment at 'little Guantánamo'
Under pressure from European Union, migrants face illegal arrest and collective expulsion Irregular migrants attempting to reach Europe are being arrested, ill-treated and collectively expelled from M...
Jul 01 2008 12:00 am
Arolwg newydd yn dangos lefel frawychus o drais yn y cartref ymhlith myfyrwyr cymru - yn cahdarnhau barn pobl ynglyn ag ymosodiad rhywuiol
Mae 64% o fyfyrwyr yn adnabod menywod sydd wedi cael eu bwrw gan eu cariad neu gymar Mae 41% yn adnabod menywod sydd wedi cael eu gorfodi neu eu gosod dan bywsedd i gael rhyw gan eu cariad neu gymar M...
Jul 01 2008 12:00 am
Amnesty International helps take human rights into the classroom
New resource to teach Children's rights about their human rights and the rights of others launches Amnesty International was on hand today (1 July 2008) at the Central Foundation Girls’ School in Mile...
Jun 30 2008 12:00 am
China: New viral calls for online action as Amnesty demands release of cyber-dissident who helped victims
Amnesty International today (30 June) launched a new, animated viral film to urge people in the UK to take action online for human rights in China. The new film was released as Amnesty called on the C...
Jun 26 2008 12:00 am
Syria: Primary school teacher at risk of torture
Amnesty issues call to its 2.2m members to help Mahmoud al-Najjar Amnesty International today launched an urgent appeal for Mahmoud al-Najjar, a primary school teacher from Syria, who was arrested las...
Jun 24 2008 12:00 am
Renditions: New report accuses European governments of complicity and inaction
· Amnesty issues ‘Six-point Plan’ to combat ‘torture flights’ · New letter to David Miliband on UK rendition victim Binyam Mohamed Amnesty International has today accused European governments of compl...
Jun 24 2008 12:00 am
Equatorial Guinea: Archbishop of Cantebury welcomes release of pastor from five-year detention
Archbishop of Canterbury Dr Rowan Williams has welcomed the release of a pastor who had been detained for five years without charge or trial in Equatorial Guinea. Protestant pastor Reverend Bienvenido...
Jun 24 2008 12:00 am
Amnesty Secretary-General writes to Chair of the SADC
On Friday 20 June Amnesty International’s Secretary-General Irene Khan wrote an open letter to the Chair of the SADC (the Southern African Development Community) urging him to convene an emergency sum...
Jun 23 2008 12:00 am
Tunisia: New report slams country's record on torture and unfair trials
In a hard-hitting new report published today, Amnesty International has strongly criticised the Tunisian government for failing to curb torture, extended illegal detention and unfair trials. The repor...