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May 25 2011 12:00 am
Russia: Khodorkovsky and Lebedev are prisoners of conscience

‘These two men have been trapped in a judicial vortex’ - Nicola Duckworth

May 25 2011 12:00 am
Libya: Mines in Misratah warning

Amnesty International has warned that anti-personnel mines could litter the Libyan coastal town of Misratah, amid new evidence that Colonel Muammar al-Gaddafi’s forces placed them in residential areas...

May 25 2011 12:00 am
Ivory Coast: Both sides responsible for war crimes and crimes against humanity

Forces allied to both former Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo and incumbent Alassane Ouattara committed war crimes and crimes against humanity during six months of deadly violence following...

May 25 2011 12:00 am
Eamonn McCann wins Amnesty Media Award

‘It was a vintage year for human rights journalism’ - Kate Allen Northern Ireland journalist Eamonn McCann has been victorious at the Amnesty International Media Awards, collecting a human rights...

May 25 2011 12:00 am
Aung San Suu Kyi records message for Amnesty International's 50th Birthday

The world’s best known political prisoner pays tribute to the world’s largest human rights organisation and looks forward to the day Amnesty no longer exists Amnesty International, the world’s largest...

May 24 2011 12:00 am
UK journalists' 'mass tweet' action for jailed Azerbaijan newspaper editor

Top UK journalists will tonight (24 May) join together in a ‘mass tweet’ to the President of Azerbaijan, urging President Aliyev to immediately and unconditionally release jailed newspaper editor...

May 24 2011 12:00 am
Amnesty announces 2011 Media Awards winners

‘It was a vintage year for human rights journalism’ - Kate Allen Amnesty International UK has announced the winners of its prestigious annual media awards, this year celebrating its 20th year. The...

May 23 2011 12:00 am
Syria: EU sanctions must be followed by tougher UN action

With hundreds killed, UN referral to International Criminal Court needed New European Union sanctions on President Bashar al-Assad of Syria should prompt the UN and Arab League to take tougher action...

May 23 2011 12:00 am
Northern Ireland: Amnesty response to findings of Rosemary Nelson inquiry

Amnesty International today (23 May) responded to the report of the public inquiry into allegations of security force collusion in the murder of the solicitor Rosemary Nelson. Halya Gowan, who...

May 23 2011 12:00 am
Jamaica: Tivoli Gardens killings- No justice for 74 killed

Authorities in Jamaica must bring to justice those responsible for the human rights violations during an operation to arrest a suspected gang leader in Tivoli Gardens last year, which resulted in the...