Jul 26 2010 12:00 am
Afghanistan: Call for NATO accountability on civilian deaths after Wikileaks publication
Amnesty International is calling on NATO to provide a clear, unified system of accounting for civilian casualties in Afghanistan, as leaked war logs paint a picture of an incoherent process of dealing...
Jul 23 2010 12:00 am
Trafigura: Amnesty International welcomes guilty verdict
Amnesty International today (23 July) welcomed the guilty verdict this morning by a Dutch court against the multinational company, Trafigura, for delivering hazardous waste to Amsterdam while conceali...
Jul 23 2010 12:00 am
China: Jailing of Uighur journalist for 15 years condemned
Amnesty International has condemned a 15-year prison sentence reportedly imposed on a Uighur journalist who warned the Chinese authorities about potential ethnic violence in Xinjiang province on the e...
Jul 22 2010 12:00 am
Ministry of Justice proposal could lead to impunity for war crimes and torture
Amnesty International is urging parliament to reject a government proposal that would hamper arrest warrants being issued for suspected war criminals and torturers visiting the UK, warning that it cou...
Jul 22 2010 12:00 am
India: End detention of Jammu and Kashmir lawyers
The Jammu and Kashmir state government must immediately end the preventive detention of the leaders of the Jammu and Kashmir High Court Bar Association, Amnesty International said today. Mian Abdul Qa...
Jul 22 2010 12:00 am
Gambia: Disappeared journalist should be released on 'Freedom Day'
As Gambia celebrates ‘Freedom Day’ today (22 July), Amnesty International is calling on the Gambian authorities to release journalist Ebrima Manneh. Ebrima Manneh was arrested in July 2006 by plainclo...
Jul 21 2010 12:00 am
Women's rights's rights's rightss rights's rights's rights's rights: Success for victims of violence with no recourse to public funds
Amnesty International welcomes the announcement made by the Home Secretary and Minister for Women's rights's rightss rights's rights's rights's rights and Equality, Theresa May MP, to further extend t...
Jul 21 2010 12:00 am
Kenya: 74-year old man shot dead by police in Nairobi forced eviction protests
Amnesty International has urged the Kenyan authorities to investigate the death of a market trader, reportedly shot dead by police during a protest against forced evictions in a Nairobi settlement. Ja...
Jul 21 2010 12:00 am
Chad must arrest Sudanese President Omar Al-Bashir during visit
Amnesty International has called on the Chadian authorities to arrest wanted Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir and surrender him to the International Criminal Court, after it was reported that he arri...
Jul 19 2010 12:00 am
Turkey must act now to stop unfair prosecutions of Children's rights under anti-terror laws, says Amnesty
Amnesty International has warned that draft legislative amendments scheduled to be discussed by the Turkish Parliament tomorrow would not, on their own, prevent violations of the rights of Children's...