Apr 30 2012 12:00 am
Bahrain should release Al-Khawaja and 13 other activists granted appeals today
In response to a Bahraini court today announcing that prominent activist Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja and 13 other opposition activists jailed for their role in anti-government protests last year will be gran...
Apr 28 2012 12:00 am
China must guarantee Chen Guangcheng's safety
Scottish Government urged to raise case during visit by Chinese delegation earlier this week Take action for Chen Guangcheng today Fears for blind Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng, who made a bold esc...
Apr 27 2012 12:00 am
China must guarantee Chen Guangcheng's safety
Fears for blind Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng , who made a bold escape from illegal house arrest, have prompted Amnesty International to urge China to ensure his safety and that of his family and f...
Apr 26 2012 12:00 am
Serbia: Hundreds of families split up and made to live in containers after Belvil eviction
Belgrade city authorities are proceeding with a mass forced eviction on Thursday in the capital’s Belvil settlement despite failing to consult the Roma communities affected, denying them adequate info...
Apr 26 2012 12:00 am
Charles Taylor verdict 'brings some measure of justice' but is 'just the tip of the iceberg'
Amnesty International has welcomed the conviction of Charles Taylor, the former president of Liberia, who was found guilty today of war crimes, at The Hague, but has said that reparations are integral...
Apr 25 2012 12:00 am
Egypt should overturn 'insulting Islam' prison sentence for actor Adel Imam
Ruling sends ‘strong message that Egypt has still not moved on from the era of quashing free speech’ - Philip Luther A ruling against leading Egyptian actor Adel Imam, who was sentenced yesterday to t...
Apr 25 2012 12:00 am
Shortlist for Amnesty's Media Awards 2012 announced
Amnesty International UK has announced the shortlist for its prestigious annual Media Awards. The shortlists are announced in nine categories, covering print, broadcast and online journalism. Addition...
Apr 25 2012 12:00 am
Indonesia: New report exposes a police force that kills and maims without sanction
Police in Indonesia shoot, beat and kill people without fear of prosecution, leaving their victims with little hope of justice Amnesty International has revealed in a new report, out today. Excessive...
Apr 24 2012 12:00 am
Vivienne Westwood calls on Shell to use its profits to clean up the Niger Delta
Later today Shell will announce their first quarter results. It is expected that they will reveal profits in the billions of pounds range. Yet the people of the Niger Delta continue to suffer as a dir...
Apr 24 2012 12:00 am
Hollywood actor stars in new film calling on Shell to clean up the Niger Delta
Sophie Okonedo, the Academy Award nominated actor, has taken a leading role in a new short film created by Amnesty International which calls on Shell to take responsibility for its actions in the Nige...