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Oct 27 2009 12:00 am
Israel / Occupied Palestinian Territories: New report accuses Israel of denying water to Palestinians

Israeli settlers enjoy lush lawns and swimming pools while Palestinians reduced to a trickle of waterIn a new report published today (27 October) Amnesty International has accused Israel of denying...

Oct 26 2009 12:00 am
Karadžic trial must bring justice for victims of Bosnia war, says Amnesty

Amnesty International today (26 October) welcomed the beginning of the Hague trial of Radovan Karadžic, the former Bosnian Serb leader, as an important step towards justice for the tens of thousands...

Oct 26 2009 12:00 am
Amnesty reveals evidence of military equipment from UK-owned subsidiary company used in brutal Guinea

The organisation calls for freeze on transfers to Guinea of weapons used for human rights violations as UN meets to debate crucial new Arms Treaty and EU meet to discuss arms embargoAmnesty...

Oct 23 2009 12:00 am
Turkey: Refugees have a right to return with dignity

Amnesty International today called on the Turkish authorities to allow Turkish citizens of Kurdish origin to return without fear of harassment and discrimination, as refugees begin to leave the Mahmur...

Oct 22 2009 12:00 am
Manchester student appeals for brother's release from detention in China

A Manchester student, Dilimulati Paerhati, has started a campaign for the release of his brother, who is believed to be held incommunicado by the authorities in northwest China and is at serious risk...

Oct 21 2009 12:00 am
South Korea: Migrant workers treated as 'disposable labour'

Migrant workers from Philippines, China, Thailand and Viet Nam beaten, made to do dangerous work and trafficked for sexual exploitationMany of the estimated 220,000 migrant workers in South Korea are...

Oct 21 2009 12:00 am
China: British man facing execution in China

Amnesty International today (20 October) issued an urgent appeal on behalf of a British man who could be executed in China within days. Akmal Shaikh, a 53-year-old father of five from north London who...

Oct 21 2009 12:00 am
British man facing execution in China: Amnesty issues urgent appeal

Amnesty International today (20 October) issued an urgent appeal on behalf of a British man who could be executed in China within days. Akmal Shaikh, a 53-year-old father of five from north London who...

Oct 20 2009 12:00 am
Afghanistan: Second-round election vote must be free of intimidation and violence

Intimidation of journalists reporting election must not be repeated The Afghan government and its international supporters must immediately set out a clear and effective plan to ensure a credible...

Oct 19 2009 12:00 am
Uruguay: Law protecting police and military torture suspects must be annulled

A law in Uruguay that has allowed the police and military to get away with torture and murder should be annulled, Amnesty International said today, as the country prepares to vote in a referendum on...