Nov 13 2008 12:00 am
Spain: Investigate crimes of the past, says Amnesty

Amnesty International has called on the Spanish government to protect victims’ rights by ensuring there is an effective judicial enquiry into the enforced disappearances committed during the Civil War...

Nov 13 2008 12:00 am
Russia/EU Summit: Meeting shouldn't duck human rights

In order for the EU to genuinely engage in a constructive relationship with Russia there are serious human rights issues that should be addressed, said Amnesty International ahead of tomorrow’s summit...

Nov 13 2008 12:00 am
Armenia: New report exposes sexual and domestic violence against Women's rights's rightss rights's rights's rights's rights

"A woman is like wool; the more you beat her, the softer she'll be”-Armenian sayingA new report from Amnesty International today exposes rape, domestic violence and sexual harassment against Women's...

Nov 12 2008 12:00 am
Sudan: Declared ceasefire must result in concrete improvements fo Darfuris

Reacting to today’s announcement by Sudanese President Omar al Bashir of an immediate ceasefire in the Darfur region, Amnesty International called on all parties to the conflict to grasp this as an...

Nov 12 2008 12:00 am
Amnesty International 2008 gifts catalogue launched

Amnesty International has launched its new 2008 catalogue containing scores of gift ideas for Christmas and beyond.The illustrated catalogue contains a wide range of high-quality, ethically-sourced...

Nov 11 2008 12:00 am
USA: Spate of executions during election month - 'chilling reminder' of human rights failings

Seven executions set for next 10 days Amnesty International has today (11 November) described a spate of executions scheduled in the United States during November as a “chilling reminder” of how much...

Nov 11 2008 12:00 am
Gambia: Government must stop using security forces to repress its citizens

Gambia’s national army, National Intelligence Agency and police force have been used as tools of repression for the government, Amnesty International said as it launched its new report, entitled...

Nov 11 2008 12:00 am
Congo (DRC): Open letter to all members of the Security Council

To all members of the Security CouncilAmnesty International is deeply concerned that the already existing humanitarian and human rights crisis in eastern DRC has worsened sharply in recent weeks...

Nov 11 2008 12:00 am
Burma: 65-year prison sentences for protestors reveal government's true intentions

Today sentencing of 65 years imprisonment each for at least 14 protestors from last year's anti-government demonstrations is a powerful reminder that Burma’s military government is ignoring calls by...

Nov 10 2008 12:00 am
Guantanamo: New call on European governments to take detainees

Five leading human rights groups this morning called on European governments to provide humanitarian protection to Guantánamo detainees who will not be charged with any crime but cannot be returned to...