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Feb 23 2011 12:00 am
Libya: International community failing Libyan people in 'their hour of greatest need'

Immediate asset freeze and arms embargo should be ‘bare minimum’ Amnesty International has today accused the international community of failing the Libyan people in their hour of greatest need as...

Feb 23 2011 12:00 am
Indonesia: Religious minorities must not be outlawed

Amnesty urgently calls on the president of the largest Muslim country in the world to denounce escalating violence towards religious minorities and assert protection for all groups Amnesty...

Feb 23 2011 12:00 am
Democratic Republic of Congo: Colonel's rape conviction is first step on road to justice

Amnesty International has urged authorities in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to step up reforms to its justice system following the conviction of a military general for crimes against...

Feb 23 2011 12:00 am
Cuba authorities urged to stop harassing dead activist's family

Amnesty International has urged Cuban authorities to end the harassment of relatives of a human rights activist who died during a hunger strike last year. Reina Luisa Tamayo, whose son Orlando Zapata...

Feb 23 2011 12:00 am
Bahrain: Detained demonstrator tells of torture

Amnesty International has urged the Bahraini authorities to ensure the safety of people participating in peaceful protests and of all detainees after one demonstrator described how police tortured him...

Feb 22 2011 12:00 am
UK: Amnesty delighted as top authors sign-up to judge Young Human Rights Reporter Award

Malorie Blackman and Elizabeth Laird confirmed as judges Two leading British authors were today confirmed as judges for Amnesty International’s prestigious Young Human Rights Reporter of the Year...

Feb 22 2011 12:00 am
Migration and trafficking in Scotland

Commenting ahead of tomorrow's (Wednesday 23rd February) Scottish Parliament's Equal Opportunities Committee debate on Migration and Trafficking following the committee's own inquiry last year, John...

Feb 22 2011 12:00 am
Libya: UK Government may have licensed crowd control equipment used to crush protesters

You Tube images appear to link UK company to lethal anti-protestor actions A Leicestershire company may have supplied Colonel Gaddafi’s Libyan government forces with armoured crowd control vehicles...

Feb 22 2011 12:00 am
Libya: Security Council and Arab League must send investigators to country

Full UN arms embargo needed; referral to International Criminal Court a possibility Amnesty International has today called on the UN Security Council and the Arab League to launch an immediate mission...

Feb 22 2011 12:00 am
Lessons must be learned from P.S.N.I training of Libyan Police

Amnesty International today called for a rigorous review of PSNI training of overseas police forces in light of the killings of protestors by Libyan and Bahraini police. The PSNI and members of other...