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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Jun 21 2010 12:00 am
Bloody Sunday inquiry vindicates the innocence of victims

Prosecutions may be necessary to ensure justice Government action needed on Eames-Bradley recommendations On Sunday 30 January 1972, known as Bloody Sunday, 13 civil rights marchers were shot dead and...

Jun 18 2010 12:00 am
Vanunu case: Solitary confinement is cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment

Amnesty International has accused the Israeli authorities of subjecting jailed nuclear whistleblower Mordechai Vanunu to cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment by holding him in solitary confinement...