Jan 18 2011 12:00 am
Yemen: Fears raised over imminent execution risk in 'child offender' case

Cancellation of prison visits could signal execution imminent Amnesty International has called on the Yemeni authorities to halt the imminent execution of a man facing the death penalty for a murder...

Jan 18 2011 12:00 am
Lithuania must re-open CIA secret prison investigation

Amnesty dossier will this week urge prosecutors to think again The investigation surrounding the existence of secret prisons run by the US Central Agency (CIA) in Lithuania must not be closed until...

Jan 18 2011 12:00 am
Gaza: New demand for justice over Gaza conflict on two-year 'anniversary'

‘A denial of justice is a recipe for future bloodshed’ - Kate Allen New film shows ‘Day In The Life’ of those affected Amnesty International is marking the two-year “anniversary” of the end of the...

Jan 18 2011 12:00 am
Croatia politician must face inquiry over war crimes claims

Amnesty International has renewed its call on the Croatian authorities to investigate claims that a senior politician failed to prevent war crimes committed by Croatian forces during the 1991-1995 war...

Jan 17 2011 12:00 am
Tunisia: Authorities must release prisoners of conscience and repeal draconian laws

‘We expect the Tunisian authorities to repeal the draconian restrictions on freedom of expression’ - Hassiba Hadj Sahraoui Amnesty International has reiterated its call on the Tunisian authorities to...

Jan 17 2011 12:00 am
Sudan: UN aids Sundanese official wanted for war crimes

Amnesty International has urged the United Nations not to help fugitives from international justice after a Sudanese official wanted for war crimes in Darfur was provided with a helicopter to fly to a...

Jan 17 2011 12:00 am
Scots protest at 'politically motivated' life sentence for Indian doctor

Photo opportunity: Amnesty to hand over thousands of signatures demanding justice for Dr Binayak Sen Where: Indian Consulate, 17 Rutland Square, Edinburgh EH1 2BB When: 1-1.30pm, Wednesday 19 January...

Jan 17 2011 12:00 am
NUJ supports Amnesty's media awards and calls for NUJ members to enter

NUJ members in Northern Ireland are being urged to enter the Amnesty International Media Awards 2011. Irish Executive Council member Michael Fisher (and National Executive Council member Bob Miller)...

Jan 17 2011 12:00 am
Michael Mansfield and Peter Oborne speak at event to launch new book on 'Ricin trial'

On Thursday 27 January at 6.30 for 7.00 pm, Amnesty International will host the launch of Ricin: The Inside Story of the Terror Plot That Never Was, a new book from the foreman of the jury in the...

Jan 17 2011 12:00 am
Haiti: 'Baby Doc' should face justice on his return

Ex-president Jean-Claude Duvalier’s human rights record must face scrutiny Spokespeople available for comment Amnesty International today urged the Haitian authorities to bring former president Jean...