Jun 23 2008 12:00 am
Renditions: New report accuses governments of complicity in 'torture flights'
Amnesty International has today (24 June) accused European governments, including Ireland and the UK, of complicity and inaction over US-led rendition and secret detention, as it published a new repor...
Jun 20 2008 12:00 am
Amnesty calls for action on World Refugee Day 20 June
In this, the 60th anniversary year of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) on World Refugee Day, Amnesty International calls on states to reaffirm everyone’s right to seek and to enjoy asy...
Jun 19 2008 12:00 am
Zimbabwe: 12 bodies found-victims tortured to death
Amnesty International has this evening revealed that 12 bodies have been found in various areas of Zimbabwe. Most of the victims appear to have been tortured to death by their abductors. They were all...
Jun 19 2008 12:00 am
Burma: Amnesty demands immediate release of prisoners with paralysis and another with cerebral malaria
Cases rebut Burma’s promise to give medical aid to prisoners On the day that the Burmese Democracy leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, celebrates her 63rd birthday, Amnesty International called on the country’s...
Jun 18 2008 12:00 am
Trafficking for the sex trade - Welsh campaigners press first minister for further action
Representatives from Amnesty International and the National Federation of Women's rights's rightss rights's rights's rights's rights’s Institutes - Wales will today (18 June) hand over a petition at t...
Jun 18 2008 12:00 am
Marchnata mewn pobl ar gyfer y fasnach ryw - ymgyrchwyr cymreig yn pwyso ar y prif weingog i weithredu ymhellach
Bydd cynrychiolwyr Amnest Rhyngwladol a Ffederasiwn Cenedlaethol Sefydliad y Merched Cymru heddiw (18 Mehefin) yn cyflwyno deiseb yn y Senedd i'r Prif Weinidog yn galw am well gwasanaethau ar gyfer y...
Jun 18 2008 12:00 am
China: One thousand protesters unaccounted for in Tibet lock-down
As the Olympic torch relay travels to Lhasa in Tibet, Amnesty International today urged the Chinese government to provide information about the over 1,000 people detained during the protests in March...
Jun 18 2008 12:00 am
Bush visit: OFDFM 'must raise torture, Guantanamo and rendition' - Amnesty's call to Robinson and McGuinness
Ahead of US President George Bush's visit to Northern Ireland (16 June), Amnesty International has written to Peter Robinson and Martin McGuinness calling on them to raise the issues of Guantánamo Bay...
Jun 17 2008 12:00 am
Jailed Yemeni journalist given Human Rights Media Award
At risk 42-year-old recognised by Alan Johnston at awards ceremony tonight ‘The authorities in Yemen are trying to silence me’ - Abdulkarim al-Khaiwani Amnesty International has tonight made a human r...
Jun 17 2008 12:00 am
Amnesty announces Media Awards 2008 winners
The winners of the 17th Amnesty International UK Media Awards were announced this evening. The awards recognise excellence in human rights reporting and acknowledge journalism’s significant contributi...