Apr 01 2010 12:00 am
Lebanese PM should step in to halt Saudi Arabia 'Sorcery' execution
Amnesty International has urged Saad Hariri, the Lebanese prime minister, to intervene to help halt the possible execution of a Lebanese national in Saudi Arabia, after the organisation received repor...
Mar 31 2010 12:00 am
Zimbabwe: Stop silencing activists- call made after artist arrested in Bulawayo
Amnesty International has urged the Zimbabwean Government to stop repressing public debate on past and ongoing human rights violations, after a well-known artist was detained for his work which depict...
Mar 31 2010 12:00 am
Northern Ireland: Amnesty urges UK government to issue new proposals for NI Bill of Rights
Amnesty International has said that current proposals from the UK Government for a Northern Ireland Bill of Rights fall far short of international standards. The human rights organisation is urging th...
Mar 31 2010 12:00 am
Gaza: Hamas 'collaborator' executions should be stopped
Amnesty International has urged the Hamas de facto administration in Gaza not to carry out several death sentences, after high-ranking officials recently signalled their intention to execute those con...
Mar 30 2010 12:00 am
UK should not be a safe haven for brass-plate gun-running companies Amnesty response to Arms Committee report
In response to the Parliamentary Select Committee on Arms Export Controls’ report published today, Amnesty International called for the UK Government to act swiftly to close loopholes which allow for...
Mar 30 2010 12:00 am
Arms: UK should not be a safe haven for brass-plate gun-running companies- Amnesty response to arms committee
In response to the Parliamentary Select Committee on Arms Export Controls’ report published today [30 March], Amnesty International called for the UK Government to act swiftly to close loopholes which...
Mar 25 2010 12:00 am
Bangladesh: Important step forward for international justice
Amnesty International today welcomes Bangladesh’s ratification of the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court, which took place on Tuesday 23 March. This important ratification sets a high st...
Mar 24 2010 12:00 am
Malaysia: New Amnesty report calls for end of abuses of migrant workers
Amnesty calls for urgent action to stop forced labour The Malaysian authorities should take action to end widespread workplace and police abuses of the migrant workers who make up more than 20 per cen...
Mar 24 2010 12:00 am
Haiti's emergency response must include protection from sexual violence
(Port-au-Prince) Thousands of Women's rights's rightss rights's rights's rights's rights living in temporary camps around Haiti are threatened by sexual violence and have inadequate protection from an...
Mar 23 2010 12:00 am
New Amnesty briefing urges full inquiry to end secrecy over UK abuse involvement
Amnesty International today (23 March) released a new briefing outlining its call for a full, independent and impartial inquiry into UK involvement in human rights abuses overseas post-11 September 20...