Feb 27 2009 12:00 am
Rights of Dubai Briton's Children's rights must be protected
The rights of the Children's rights of Marnie Pearce, a British woman jailed in Dubai for alleged adultery, must be protected, urged Amnesty International UK today. Amnesty stressed that the best inte...
Feb 26 2009 12:00 am
Campaigners pledge to stand up for human rights in Northern Ireland and across the UK
Human rights campaigners are gathering in Belfast this weekend to pledge their opposition to further attacks on civil liberties and to press for human rights to be put at the heart of decision-making...
Feb 26 2009 12:00 am
Afghanistan: No justice for two brothers shot dead in own home
* US forces operating from Mullah Omar’s house implicated * Country at ‘tipping point’ warning as civilian deaths mount Amnesty International has today warned that the country is at a “tipping point”...
Feb 25 2009 12:00 am
Sierra Leone: Despite guilty verdicts, impunity is still the rule
The judgment issued today by the Special Court for Sierra Leone (SCSL) finding three senior members of Sierra Leone’s Revolutionary United Front (RUF) guilty of crimes against humanity and war crimes...
Feb 25 2009 12:00 am
Sierra Leone: despite guilty verdicts today, impunity is still the rule
The judgment issued today (25 February) by the Special Court for Sierra Leone (SCSL) finding three senior members of Sierra Leone’s Revolutionary United Front (RUF) guilty of crimes against humanity a...
Feb 25 2009 12:00 am
New partnership for Amnesty and the TUC
Amnesty International UK and the TUC have today (Wednesday) signed a new agreement setting out how the two organisations will work more closely together to achieve improved international labour and hu...
Feb 24 2009 12:00 am
Macao: National security bill must not pass, says Amnesty
Amnesty International is calling on authorities in Macao to put a halt to the National Security Bill because it has the potential for abuse to become law. Roseann Rife, Amnesty International's Asia-Pa...
Feb 23 2009 12:00 am
Women's rights's rights's rightss rights's rights's rights's rights: Provocative new rape in conflict advert to appear in London tubes
London Tube advert part of major Amnesty International campaign to protect Women's rights's rightss rights's rights's rights's rights and girls in conflict Amnesty International has launched a two-wee...
Feb 23 2009 12:00 am
Gaza: New evidence of misuse of weapons prompts fresh arms embargo call
· ‘Metal cube’ shrapnel weapon from drones condemned · Obama administration should stop huge flow of arms to Israel · UK must check on ‘UK engines for Israeli drones’ concerns Amnesty International to...
Feb 23 2009 12:00 am
Binyam Mohamed: Release and arrival to UK welcomed- inquiry urged
Responding to the arrival at RAF Northolt of Binyam Mohamed upon his release today from Guantánamo Bay, Amnesty International welcomed his return but called for an independent inquiry into allegations...