Jun 19 2009 12:00 am
Iran: Khamenei's speech gives legitimacy to police brutality, warns Amnesty

Call on the Iranian authorities to exercise restraint in dealing with the protestors This morning’s speech by Iran’s Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Khamenei, indicates the authorities’ readiness to launch...

Jun 19 2009 12:00 am
Cambodia: Families living with HIV/Aids evicted

Amnesty International has condemned the Phnom Penh authorities for evicting 20 families living with HIV/AIDS from their homes in Borei Keila this morning. They have been moved outside the city to a...

Jun 19 2009 12:00 am
Burma (Burma): Protests across the world mark Aung San Suu Kyi's Birthday

To commemorate Aung San Suu Kyi’s 64th birthday on 19 June (her 14th in detention), local and Burmese citizens will be holding protests and events in over 20 cities across the world, calling for the...

Jun 18 2009 12:00 am
Zimbabwe: 'Words not followed by effective action' says Amnesty

Amnesty Secretary-General to meet with Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai in London - Monday 22 June The human rights situation in Zimbabwe is precarious, and the socio-economic conditions are desperate...

Jun 18 2009 12:00 am
Suzanne Breen case: Court ruling welcomed by Amnesty

Amnesty International has welcomed the decision by Judge Tom Burgess in a Belfast court today to refuse an application for a court order by the Police Service of Northern Ireland compelling Suzanne...

Jun 18 2009 12:00 am
Lithuania: 'Clause 28' made law in backwards move on Gay rights

Amnesty International today condemned the Lithuanian parliament for passing a new law which bans the discussion of homosexuality in schools and prohibits any reference to it in public information...

Jun 18 2009 12:00 am
Amnesty welcomes Court decision in Suzanne Breen case

Amnesty International has welcomed the decision in a Belfast court today by Judge Tom Burgess to refuse an application for a court order by the PSNI compelling Sunday Tribune Northern Editor Suzanne...

Jun 18 2009 12:00 am
Amnesty International calls Refugee Day rally

Amnesty International groups in London have teamed up with the Refugee Council, Refugee Action, Hackney Refugee & Migrant Support Group, London Detainee Support Group and others to organise a...

Jun 17 2009 12:00 am
Sudan: UN Special Rapporteur must remain

Documents currently before the Human Rights Council for adoption today strongly imply the Council will end the mandate of the Special Rapporteur on Sudan. At best Dr Sima Samar, the Special Rapporteur...

Jun 17 2009 12:00 am
Northern Ireland: New immigration detention emergency helpline launched

The Refugee Action Group (RAG), of which Amnesty International is a member, has announced the launch of an Immigration Detention Emergency Helpline in Northern Ireland. The move coincides with Refugee...