Jun 01 2012 12:00 am
Egypt must return to rule of law as state of emergency ends
The end of Egypt’s 31-year state of emergency must signal a return to the rule of law, Amnesty International said after the measure timed out on Thursday, two years after it was last renewed by the go...
May 31 2012 12:00 am
Amnesty welcomes commitments on inquiry into institutional child abuse
Patrick Corrigan, Northern Ireland Programme Director of Amnesty International, said: "We have long urged the Northern Ireland Executive to establish an independent, impartial and effective inquiry in...
May 30 2012 12:00 am
Honduras: Justice demanded at Amnesty International Media Awards for journalist under threat
Top journalists and other high profile guests including BBC foreign correspondent Sue Lloyd-Roberts and Sunday Times photographer Paul Conroy, who was injured in the February attack in Homs, Syria tha...
May 30 2012 12:00 am
APGHT welcomes the recovery of victims of Human Trafficking following brothel raids
Call for Public Prosecution Service to release guidance to ensure more prosecutions Anna Lo MLA, Chair of All Party Group on Human Trafficking at the Northern Ireland Assembly, has welcomed the recove...
May 30 2012 12:00 am
Northern Ireland welcome for Aung San Suu Kyi visit
Human rights campaigners in Northern Ireland have welcomed the announcement of details of the visit by Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi to Ireland next month. Patrick Corrigan, Northern Irela...
May 30 2012 12:00 am
Welcome for recovery of victims of human trafficking - Northern Ireland
APGHT welcomes recovery of victims of Human Trafficking following brothel raids Call for Public Prosecution Service to release guidance to ensure more prosecutions Anna Lo MLA, Chair of All Party Grou...
May 30 2012 12:00 am
Amnesty announces 2012 Media Awards winners
*Events in Middle East loom large in awards *Marie Colvin wins posthumous award for her reporting from Syria - mother Rosemarie speaks of her ‘pride’ in video tribute message Amnesty International UK...
May 29 2012 12:00 am
Justice and Security Bill could mean 'cloak of secrecy' over rendition and torture
Responding to the publication earlier today of a Justice and Security Bill, Amnesty International researcher on the United Kingdom Alice Wyss said: “We still need to carefully examine the details of t...
May 29 2012 12:00 am
Amnesty International launches quest to find the new Queen or King of the protest song
The hunt is on to find the nation’s new top protest songwriter. Amnesty International today launched the search as part of its new education pack The Power of Our Voices . The interactive pack on prot...
May 29 2012 12:00 am
Poland: Amnesty International issues stark warning ahead of Euro 2012
A new Amnesty International briefing on Poland issued today paints a picture of a country struggling to tackle a rise in racism and with a police force which frequently relies on excessive force to qu...