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Oct 31 2008 12:00 am
Zimbabwe: Victims of violence can no longer wait for political solution

Amnesty International today released a report and new video footage that graphically demonstrates the ongoing suffering of the Zimbabwean people, as the three main political parties in Zimbabwe...

Oct 31 2008 12:00 am
Landslide UN vote in favour of Arms treaty

Control Arms campaign demands urgent move to end the carnageUS and Zimbabwe only countries to vote against Today 147 states at the United Nations voted overwhelmingly to move forward with work on an...

Oct 31 2008 12:00 am
Binyam Mohamed: Criminal investigation welcome but 'long overdue'

Amnesty International has described a move by the Home Secretary Jacqui Smith to ask the Attorney General to investigate possible "criminal wrongdoing" by UK and US intelligence agencies in the case...

Oct 30 2008 12:00 am
Turkey: Governor threatens to deprive demonstrators and their families of health care

Reported plans by the governor of the southern Turkish province of Adana to cut health care from demonstrators and their families were condemned today by Amnesty International as ‘collective...

Oct 30 2008 12:00 am
Jordan: Treatment of Women's rights's rightss rights's rights's rights's rights migrant workers condemned - new report

Tens of thousands of female migrant domestic workers in Jordan live in appalling conditions with many forced to work up to 19 hours per day and denied their salary, said Amnesty International today...

Oct 30 2008 12:00 am
Congo (DRC): Better resources for UN troops needed to avert humanitarian catastrophe, says Amnesty

A humanitarian catastrophe is imminent unless UN peacekeepers in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (Congo) have further reinforcements to effectively protect civilians, said Amnesty...

Oct 30 2008 12:00 am
Colombia: One step forward, many to go

Colombia has taken one small step in a long walk to find justice for the thousands of Colombians victims of human rights violations, said Amnesty International as the Colombian government sacked 25...

Oct 29 2008 12:00 am
Philippines: Thousands suffering impact of shattered peace talks

400,000 displaced, over 100 civilians killed and 140 people taken hostage The suspension of the peace talks between the government of the Philippines and insurgents in the southern island of Mindanao...

Oct 28 2008 12:00 am
Colombia: Government in denial over human rights abuses

The Colombian government is painting a positive picture of the human rights situation in Colombia, despite increasing reports of forced internal displacement, attacks against social and human rights...

Oct 24 2008 12:00 am
EU must grasp 'rare opportunity' to press for release of political prisoners in Burma

Amnesty to hold demonstration on the day that Aung San Suu Kyi completes her 13th year in detention and EU and Asian leaders meet in Beijing Amnesty International today called on European Union...