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Feb 22 2010 12:00 am
Iraq: Open letter to Iraq's political leaders

As Iraq prepares to hold new parliamentary elections amid continuing controversy over the eligibility of many candidates, Amnesty International is appealing to the country’s political leaders to...

Feb 19 2010 12:00 am
Shaker Aamer: Police investigation 'vital'. But release and return to UK is the 'immediate priority'

Responding to reports that the UK Metropolitan Police are investigating allegations that UK security services were complicit in the torture of Shaker Aamer (41), a UK resident who has been held at...

Feb 18 2010 12:00 am
Tonga: Cat 'O' Nine tails flogging sentence-'Deplorable'

Responding to the decision taken by Tonga’s Supreme Court Judge to sentence two men to 13 years in jail and six lashes for escaping from prison and stealing while on the run, Amnesty International’s...

Feb 18 2010 12:00 am
Malaysia urged to end brutal punishment after Women's rights's rightss rights's rights's rights's rights caned

Amnesty International has called on the Malaysian government to end caning after three Women's rights's rightss rights's rights's rights's rights were subjected to the punishment following their...

Feb 18 2010 12:00 am
Iraq: Response to Danny Fitzsimons case

Responding to news that Danny Fitzsimons’ trial on murder charges in Iraq has been delayed until April, Amnesty International UK Director Kate Allen said: “We’ve always said that it’s right that...

Feb 18 2010 12:00 am
Iran 'shows contempt' for human rights by rejecting UN recommendations

Amnesty International has accused Iran of showing “contempt” for human rights, after it rejected important recommendations by the United Nations to improve human rights in the country. The rejected...

Feb 17 2010 12:00 am
Nepal: Authorities must provide justice for torture and murder of 15-year-old girl Maina Sunuwar

International and local human rights organisations have today urged the Nepali authorities to stop obstructing criminal proceedings over the alleged torture and murder of 15-year-old Maina Sunuwar by...

Feb 17 2010 12:00 am
Democratic Republic of Congo: New report shows escalating abuse of human rights defenders

Amnesty International today (17 Feb) called on the government of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to protect human rights defenders, who continue to be arbitrarily detained by the county’s...

Feb 17 2010 12:00 am
Afghanistan: Warning over civilian deaths from Nato and Taleban tactics

Fears for those displaced by ‘Operation Moshtarak’ Amnesty International has called on both sides to protect Afghan civilians as NATO and Afghan forces continue a major military offensive in the...

Feb 17 2010 12:00 am
'Is technology really good for human rights?' asks Amnesty

An event for bloggers and other digital media at Amnesty International’s London Human Rights Action Centre on 22 February is asking "Is technology really good for human rights?" Confirmed panellists...