Sep 30 2009 12:00 am
Guinea: International inquiry needed into Conakry killings and rapes
Amnesty International has called for an international commission of inquiry to investigate mounting reports of deliberate killings, rape and other human rights abuses by security forces in Conakry, Gu...
Sep 30 2009 12:00 am
Exclusive decree gives green light to increased abuses in Honduras
Honduran de facto president Roberto Micheletti must rescind a decree that provides sweeping new powers of detention to the police, bans all public meetings and imposes a 45 day curfew, said Amnesty In...
Sep 30 2009 12:00 am
Chad: Women's rights's rightss rights's rights's rights's rights and girls fleeing Darfur conflict still subjected to rape around camps despite UN presence
Darfuri refugee Women's rights's rightss rights's rights's rights's rights and girls face high levels of rape and other violence on a daily basis both inside and outside refugee camps in eastern Chad,...
Sep 30 2009 12:00 am
Bosnia and Herzegovina: Fourteen years on Women's rights's rightss rights's rights's rights's rights raped in war continue to be denied their rights
Successive governments of Bosnia and Herzegovina have failed to provide justice for thousands of Women's rights's rightss rights's rights's rights's rights and girls who were raped during the 1992-199...
Sep 29 2009 12:00 am
Malaysia: Shariah court sentences Women's rights's rightss rights's rights's rights's rights to the cane for drinking alcohol
Amnesty International condemns upholding of sentence Amnesty International today condemned the decision by a Shariah Court in Malaysia to uphold the decision to sentence a 32-year-old woman to six str...
Sep 29 2009 12:00 am
Keane drummer says 'Inspired by strength' of death row prisoner
Richard Hughes, the drummer from best-selling rock band Keane has spoken today of how he was inspired by the strength of man he has visited on death row in Georgia, USA. Richard Hughes, 34, Keane’s hi...
Sep 28 2009 12:00 am
Gambia: Amnesty deplores threats of death by president Yahya Jammeh
Amnesty International deplores the statements made by President Yahya Jammeh on Monday 21 September on national television, in which he reportedly stated that he would kill anyone who wants to destabi...
Sep 28 2009 12:00 am
China: Human rights activists not welcome at 60th anniversary party
Hundreds under surveillance or house arrest, says Amnesty The Chinese authorities have increased surveillance, harassment and imprisonment of activists ahead of the country’s 60th anniversary on 1 Oct...
Sep 28 2009 12:00 am
Amnesty calls on Northern Ireland to take freed Guantánamo prisoners
Amnesty International has called on Northern Ireland to accept detainees released from Guantanámo Bay. The call comes as two detainees, released from the prison camp by US authorities, arrived in the...
Sep 24 2009 12:00 am
UK: Control orders should be scrapped, says Amnesty as another control order is revoked
Reacting to news reports today that another Control Order has been revoked, this time against a man known as ‘AE’, Amnesty International UK Campaigns Director Tim Hancock said: “It is entirely right t...