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Mar 23 2010 12:00 am
Google challenges China to end censorship

The Chinese government should remove restrictions on the Internet following Google’s decision to stop censoring Internet search results in China and direct all traffic from its servers there to Hong...

Mar 23 2010 12:00 am
El Salvador urged to repeal Amnesty law

Amnesty makes call on 30th anniversary of murder of Catholic priest Amnesty International today urged authorities in El Salvador to repeal an amnesty law that protects those responsible for thousands...

Mar 22 2010 12:00 am
Saudi Arabia: Case of TV presenter facing execution for 'sorcery' is 'sinister and deplorable'

‘If JK Rowling lived in Saudi Arabia she could be arrested for practising "sorcery" with her Harry Potter books’ - James Savage Amnesty International has issued an “urgent appeal” calling for the...

Mar 22 2010 12:00 am
Malawi: Two men facing trial for 'gross indecency' must be released

Amnesty International has called on the Malawian authorities to immediately and unconditionally release Steven Monjeza and Tiwonge Chimbalanga, after a judge today ruled that they will face trial in...

Mar 22 2010 12:00 am
Herts school smashes world record for protests in a day

Students from Freman College break Mark Thomas’ record Sixth formers from Freman College in Buntingford, Hertfordshire, today (22 March) at 4.22pm set a new world record for the number of protests in...

Mar 19 2010 12:00 am
Amnesty welcomes move by the Minister for Health on an options paper dealing with historical child abuse

Amnesty International has welcomed the move by the Minister for Health Michael McGimpsey in the provision to the Northern Ireland Executive of an options paper on dealing with historical child abuse...

Mar 18 2010 12:00 am
NUS sexual violence poll: reaction

Responding to new poll findings from the National Union of Students showing, among other things, that only a small minority of Women's rights's rightss rights's rights's rights's rights students who...

Mar 18 2010 12:00 am
Cuba: 'Ladies in white' at risk of beatings and intimidation

Amnesty International has urged Cuban President Raúl Castro to ensure the safety of a group of female relatives of prisoners of conscience ahead of a scheduled demonstration today (18 March). The call...

Mar 17 2010 12:00 am
Cuba must end repressive laws and release prisoners of conscience

Amnesty makes call on eve of anniversary of round-up of dissidents Amnesty International today called on the Cuban authorities to revoke laws that restrict freedom of expression, assembly and...

Mar 17 2010 12:00 am
Arms: 'Tools of Torture' trade persists across Europe

A new report released today by Amnesty International and the Omega Research Foundation reveals that European companies are participating in the global trade in ‘tools of torture’ such as fixed wall...