Jun 25 2010 12:00 am
Amnesty partners with fairsharemusic for 'feelgood downloading'
Amnesty International has joined with fairsharemusic to provide “feelgood downloading” at the new music download site. Music fans can now donate to Amnesty as they download, at no extra cost and with...
Jun 24 2010 12:00 am
Uzbekistan must halt forcible return of refugees to Kyrgyzstan
The Uzbekistani authorities must stop forcibly returning refugees to Kyrgyzstan while fears persist of continuing instability in the south of Kyrgyzstan, Amnesty International said today. Amnesty has...
Jun 24 2010 12:00 am
Syria: Muhannad al-Hassani must be released
Amnesty International has condemned a three-year prison sentence imposed yesterday on a Syrian lawyer and human rights defender who had publicised the unfair trials of political prisoners. The organis...
Jun 23 2010 12:00 am
Libya: New report says human rights reforms 'stalling'
UK’s ‘memorandum of understanding’ deal with Libya criticised Human rights are suffering in Libya as it continues to stall on reform despite the country’s efforts to play a greater international role,...
Jun 23 2010 12:00 am
Amnest yn croseawu dadl cynulliad cenedlaethol ar Gaza
Mae Amnest Rhyngwladol wedi croesawu cynlluniau Llywodraeth Cynulliad Cymru i gynnal dadl y prynhawn ‘ma (23 Mehefin). Bydd y ddadl yn canolbwyntio ar effaith y blocad ar Gaza i gael ymchwiliad anniby...
Jun 22 2010 12:00 am
Shell: Amnesty online ad campaign breaks all records
Online fundraising appeal surpasses expectations Amnesty International UK’s first attempt at online fundraising to pay for advertising space has proved to be a phenomenal success. Amnesty used Faceboo...
Jun 21 2010 12:00 am
Ukraine: Green activists sentenced for peaceful environmental protest
Amnesty International is concerned about human rights abuses that have reportedly been perpetrated against environmental activists during demonstrations in Kharkiv. The organisation considers that two...
Jun 21 2010 12:00 am
Peaceful protesters convicted for 'Alienating the public from military service' in Turkey
On 17 June 2010 human rights defender Halil Savda and three other activists were convicted under Article 318 of the Turkish Penal Code which criminalises ‘alienating the public from military service’....
Jun 21 2010 12:00 am
Kosovo (Serbia): Vetevendosje! Activists beaten during Kurti Arrest
Amnesty International is calling on the Police Inspectorate of Kosovo to open a prompt, thorough and impartial investigation into the allegations of excessive use of force and ill-treatment by the Kos...
Jun 21 2010 12:00 am
Keane drummer says he is 'rooting for Troy' ahead of USA death row man's key legal hearing
Richard Hughes, the drummer from best-selling rock band Keane, has spoken today of how he’s hoping that a man on death row in the USA will be released after a key legal hearing due to start later this...