Jan 27 2011 12:00 am
Tunisia: Disturbing new evidence of security force brutality revealed
Photograph of mother whose daughter was killed available Amnesty International has today revealed disturbing new evidence of the brutal methods used by Tunisian security forces to try to quell anti-Go...
Jan 27 2011 12:00 am
Bangladesh: UK-trained security forces must stop extrajudicial executions
The prime minister of Bangladesh, Sheikh Hasina is in the UK this week amid a flurry of accusations about extrajudicial executions carried out by Bangladeshi security forces. Amnesty International is...
Jan 26 2011 12:00 am
Vietnam: Eight-year jail sentence for posting pro-democracy stories onto web condemned
Amnesty International has condemned the eight-year prison sentence handed down to a Vietnamese pro-democracy activist for posting articles on the internet calling for democracy. The former Communist P...
Jan 26 2011 12:00 am
UK Counter-Terrorism Review: Some progress but concerns about right to fair trial remain says Amnesty
Amnesty International today (26 January) reacted to the announcement of the results of the UK government’s counter-terrorism review, including changes to the control order regime, which will be replac...
Jan 26 2011 12:00 am
Egypt:Crackdown on protesters condemned
Amnesty International today condemned a crackdown on demonstrations in Egypt amid continuing protests against poverty, police abuse and corruption. Amnesty has repeated its call on the Egyptian author...
Jan 25 2011 12:00 am
USA: 13-year-old boy's murder trial could violate international law
Amnesty International has urged the US authorities in the state of Pennsylvania to drop their pursuit of a murder trial in an adult court for a 13-year-old boy, as it could result in a violation of in...
Jan 25 2011 12:00 am
Shell accused over misleading figures on Nigeria oil spills
Amnesty International and Friends of the Earth International today (25 January) filed an official complaint against oil giant Shell for breaches of basic standards for responsible business set out by...
Jan 25 2011 12:00 am
Egypt urged to allow mass peaceful protests
Amnesty International is urging the Egyptian authorities not to crack down on planned nationwide demonstrations today (25 January), amid reports of police threats to opposition members. Demonstrations...
Jan 25 2011 12:00 am
Amnesty shines a light on the Welsh assembly to launch election campaign
World-renowned Welsh artist Michael Bosanko produces iconic new image Activists seek pledges from Assembly candidates to Stand for Human Rights Amnesty International today (Thursday, 27 Jan), launches...
Jan 25 2011 12:00 am
Amnest yn taflu golau ar lywodraeth cyrmru i lansio ymgyrch etholiadol
Arlunydd byd-enwog o Gymru, Michael Bosanko, yn creu delwedd newydd eiconig Actifyddion yn gofyn am addewidion gan ymgeiswyr i’r Cynulliad i Gefnogi Hawliau Dynol Heddiw (dydd Iau, 27 Ionawr), mae Amn...