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Nov 24 2009 12:00 am
Burma: End arrests of activists and continue aid after Cyclone Nargis

Amnesty International today called on international donors, who are meeting in Bangkok this week, to pressurise the Burmese authorities to end harassment of activists trying to help survivors of...

Nov 23 2009 12:00 am
Stephen Fry, Nelson Mandela, Gandhi and Hobnobs at Amnesty 'Dream Tea Party'

Stephen Fry, Nelson Mandela and Mahatma Gandhi would be the guests of honour and chocolate Hobnobs the biscuit of choice at people’s ‘Dream tea party’, according to a new online survey to mark the...

Nov 23 2009 12:00 am
Northern Ireland: Ian Paisley, Nadine Coyle and Seamus Heaney at Amnesty 'Dream Tea Party'

Ian Paisley, Nadine Coyle and Seamus Heaney would be the Northern Ireland guests of honour and ginger nuts the biscuit of choice at people’s ‘dream tea party’, according to a new survey to mark the...

Nov 23 2009 12:00 am
China: Activist who defended earthquake victims jailed for three years - Amnesty demands immediate release

Amnesty International today (23 November) urged the Chinese authorities to immediately and unconditionally release Huang Qi, a human rights defender who worked with the victims of the 2008 Sichuan...

Nov 20 2009 12:00 am
Ground-breaking education resource brings human rights to Northern Ireland classrooms

A brand new teaching resource, developed specially for the revised curriculum in Northern Ireland, is set to bring human rights to every post-primary school here.The teaching resource, Making Human...

Nov 20 2009 12:00 am
Danish government must arrest Sudan president if he attends Copenhagen climate conference, says Amnesty

The Danish government must arrest Sudanese President al Bashir if he attends the Copenhagen climate conference next month, said Amnesty International today. Amnesty has learned that the Danish...

Nov 20 2009 12:00 am
China: Activists under threat after Obama visit

Chinese authorities must stop the harassment and arbitrary detention of dozens of human rights lawyers and activists who were targeted during US President Obama’s visit to the country earlier this...

Nov 20 2009 12:00 am
Children's rights's rights 20th anniversary: Amnesty appeal to Albania to stop placing kids in orphanages unecessarily

On the 20th anniversary of the adoption by the UN General Assembly of the Convention on the Rights of the Child today (20 November), Amnesty International calls on the Albanian authorities to ensure...

Nov 19 2009 12:00 am
Bosnia and Herzigovina: International support for the country's judiciary still needed

Amnesty International is calling on the international community and the authorities in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) to take all necessary measures to ensure that the international judges and...

Nov 18 2009 12:00 am
Haiti: Amnesty calls for end to child slavery ahead of universal Children's rights's day

Authorities in Haiti must enact legislation to prevent girls and boys working in conditions that amount to slavery, said Amnesty International ahead of Universal Children's rights’s Day – 20 November...