Nov 25 2010 12:00 am
Violence against Women's rights's rightss rights's rights's rights's rights plan: guarantees needed for most vulnerable
Amnesty International has welcomed today’s announcement by the Home Secretary Theresa May of a new cross-government plan to combat violence against Women's rights's rightss rights's rights's rights's...
Nov 25 2010 12:00 am
Japan: Amnesty calls for justice for 'comfort Women's rights's rightss rights's rights's rights's rights'
On the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women's rights's rightss rights's rights's rights's rights, Amnesty is joining with other activists to call on the government of Japan...
Nov 24 2010 12:00 am
England: citizenship lessons in school must stay
In response to the education white paper, published today, Amnesty International’s UK Director Kate Allen, said: “Whilst Amnesty recognises that schools should have the flexibility to ensure the relev...
Nov 23 2010 12:00 am
UK asylum removals to Iraq: Amnesty response
Responding to comments from UK Foreign Office minister Alistair Burt, saying that the UK would continue to remove refused Iraqi asylum seekers to Baghdad, Amnesty International UK Refugee Programme Di...
Nov 22 2010 12:00 am
Shaker Aamer: William Hague and US government pressed on UK's last Guantanamo detainee
* Campaign launched for UK resident held without charge for nearly nine years * Photograph available Amnesty International is calling on the Foreign Secretary William Hague and US officials to take ac...
Nov 19 2010 12:00 am
Saudi Arabia: body in skip case raises fresh concerns about domestic worker safety
Amnesty International has today called on the Saudi Arabian authorities to protect domestic workers from abuse, following the reported discovery of the mutilated body of an Indonesian woman found in a...
Nov 19 2010 12:00 am
Guinea unrest: Authorities must stop unlawful arrests and killings
Amnesty International is calling on the Guinean authorities to stop a series of unlawful killings, arbitrary arrests and torture as part of a post-election crackdown that has resulted in several death...
Nov 18 2010 12:00 am
Shaker Aamer case: Reaction to Hague comments
Responding to reports that the Foreign Secretary William Hague has raised with US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton the question of resolving the case of Shaker Aamer, a former UK resident detained a...
Nov 18 2010 12:00 am
Ghailani verdict underlines need for fair trial for all Guantanamo detainees
The USA must ensure all remaining Guantánamo detainees are brought to trial in federal courts - not in military commissions - or are immediately released, Amnesty International said today following th...
Nov 18 2010 12:00 am
Chinese woman sentenced to a year in labour camp over tweet
Amnesty International today urged the Chinese authorities to release a woman sentenced to a year in a labour camp for retweeting a supposedly anti-Japanese message. Chinese online activist Cheng Jianp...