Jul 23 2008 12:00 am
Scotland - Amnesty calls on Scottish birthday support for imprisoned Chinese man ahead of Edinburgh Festival
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Jul 23 2008 12:00 am
China: Olympics evictions protester kept in prison unitl after Games are over in bid to silence him
Amnesty International today demanded the immediate release of Beijing housing rights activist Ye Guozhu. He was due to be released on Saturday 26 July, but will now remain imprisoned until 1 October,...
Jul 22 2008 12:00 am
Serbia: Karadzic arrest a major step but tribunal must be given time and resources to deliver real justice
Amnesty International UK today welcomed the arrest of Radovan Karadžić, saying it sent out a message that people charged with horrific crimes cannot run from justice. The organisation now calls for th...
Jul 22 2008 12:00 am
Pakistan: New report demands release of war on terror's missing prisoners
· Call for reinstatement of judges after judicial clashes over missing prisoners · Photograph of wife of ‘disappeared’ man available Amnesty International has today (23 July 2008) called for the new g...
Jul 22 2008 12:00 am
Amnesty calls on Scottish birthday support for imprisoned Chinese man ahead of Edinburgh Festival
Chinese activist’s case to be highlighted at ‘Stand Up For Freedom’ comedy nights Amnesty International is asking people in Scotland to send a birthday message of support for an imprisoned man in Chin...
Jul 21 2008 12:00 am
Arms: BBC's findings reinforce Amnesty's concerns over China's violation of Darfur arms embargo
Amnesty International revealed in 2007 that arms were still being transferred to Darfur in spite of UN embargo The revelation in tonight’s (14 July) BBC’s current affairs programme Panorama that China...
Jul 18 2008 12:00 am
South Korea: Investigation uncovers police brutality against beef protesters
Amnesty calls for charges to be brought against authorities The South Korean police used excessive force against peaceful protesters demonstrating against the government’s trade policies earlier this...
Jul 18 2008 12:00 am
Reaction to Foreign Affairs Committee report on UK government and torture
Reacting to the publication today of a new report by the Foreign Affairs Committee on the UK government’s foreign policy, Amnesty International UK head of policy Jeremy Croft singled out the committee...
Jul 17 2008 12:00 am
Concern at funding threat facing Women's rights's rightss rights's rights's rights's rights's anti-violence groups
Ealing Council’s decision to withdraw funding from a specialist black and ethnic minority Women's rights's rightss rights's rights's rights's rights’s organisation could have serious and long-lasting...
Jul 15 2008 12:00 am
Venezuela; new law for Women's rights's rightss rights's rights's rights's rights 'useless unless fully implemented', said Amnesty in new report
In a new report published today, Amnesty International urged the Venezuelan authorities to show political resolve and to secure the resources needed to ensure the new law to prevent violence against W...