Dec 11 2008 12:00 am
Guantanamo: Portugal offer welcomed, call on other European countries to help close camp
“The EU and European states should show leadership and heed Portugal’s call to put the need to protect Guantánamo detainees who cannot return to their home countries high on the agenda,” said Amnesty...
Dec 10 2008 12:00 am
Zimbabwe: Global pressure needed to stop abductions of rights activists
Rights defenders need international protection With three human rights defenders abducted in less than one week by people suspected of working on behalf of the Zimbabwean authorities, Amnesty Internat...
Dec 10 2008 12:00 am
Scotland - First Minister welcomes first print of Universal Declaration of Human Rights in Scots
On the 60th anniversary of the signing of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), Scotland’s First Minister Alex Salmond has today (10th Dec) welcomed the production of the first Scots langu...
Dec 10 2008 12:00 am
Julian Armistead wins Amnesty International UK and iceandfire Protect The Human playwriting competition
Oxford-based playwright and teacher Julian Armitstead has been announced as the winner of the second annual Protect the Human playwriting competition, which is part of celebrations marking the 60th an...
Dec 10 2008 12:00 am
Amnesty welcomes Human Rights Commission advice on NI Bill of Rights
Welcoming the publication today of the advice by the Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission to the Secretary of State on the proposed NI Bill of Rights, Patrick Corrigan of Amnesty International sai...
Dec 09 2008 12:00 am
Amnesty International Publishes Universal Declaration of Human Rights in Scots
To mark the 60th anniversary of the signing of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) on 10th December 2008, Amnesty International has produced a commemorative poster of the UDHR in Scots, w...
Dec 09 2008 12:00 am
90% OF N.I. SCHOOLS SIGN UP TO MARK ‘OUR RIGHTS’ BIRTHDAY
Amnesty International today revealed that over 90% of secondary schools across Northern Ireland are all set to join in ‘Our Rights’ Birthday celebrations this year. The celebrations are designed to ma...
Dec 08 2008 12:00 am
Amnesty urges action for Human Rights on UDHR's 60th anniversary
Amnesty International is calling on governments to make the 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) a time for action not just for celebration. Amnesty International UK Di...
Dec 04 2008 12:00 am
Women's rights's rightss rights's rights's rights's rights and Children's rights take domestic abuse message to the Scottish Parliament
Amnesty International UK (AIUK) and Scottish Women's rights's rightss rights's rights's rights's rights’s Aid (SWA) will bring over 100 Women's rights's rightss rights's rights's rights's rights and C...
Dec 04 2008 12:00 am
Arms: Landmark cluster bomb treaty signed in Oslo
Ninety two states signed the Convention on Cluster Munitions - which bans the production, stockpiling, use and export of cluster bombs during a ceremony in Oslo on Wednesday. Further signatories are e...