Jun 29 2012 12:00 am
Geneva meeting must push for human rights monitoring in Syria
Foreign ministers gathering in Geneva for talks on Syria have a responsibility to ensure that as violence intensifies and civilian casualties continue to mount, the establishment of a dedicated human...
Jun 29 2012 12:00 am
Memorandum to Morsi spells out human rights challenges facing Egypt
‘The army’s powers to arrest, detain and investigate civilians … are the most urgent threat to the rule of law’ - Salil Shetty Amnesty International today called on Egypt’s new president to break the...
Jun 28 2012 12:00 am
Diary notice: free London screening of powerful new documentary on house demolitions in East Jerusalem - Tuesday 3 July
Amnesty International UK’s London office will host a free screening of an acclaimed new documentary on house demolitions in Israeli-occupied East Jerusalem on Tuesday 3 July. The film, My Neighbourhoo...
Jun 28 2012 12:00 am
Ethiopia: Conviction of government opponents a 'dark day' for freedom of expression
More Ethiopian government opponents have been convicted on trumped up terrorism and treason charges in what Amnesty International called "a dark day" for freedom of expression. Iconic dissident journa...
Jun 28 2012 12:00 am
Italy: Amnesty calls for immediate halt to closure of authorised Roma camp in Rome
The Italian authorities must immediately stop plans to evict Roma families from a camp on the outskirts of Rome, and should instead improve housing conditions there, Amnesty International said today....
Jun 28 2012 12:00 am
South Sudan: Arms supplies fuelling violations in forgotten conflict
UK and Isle of Man-registered shell companies involved in supplying battle tanks used in attacks by SPLA A ready flow of military weapons from China, Sudan and Ukraine has triggered indiscriminate att...
Jun 27 2012 12:00 am
Syria: attack on TV station condemned
‘Even a media organisation engaged in propaganda is still a civilian object, so it and those working for it must never be deliberately targeted’ - Ann Harrison Amnesty International has condemned the...
Jun 27 2012 12:00 am
Pakistan: first execution in four years scheduled for Saturday must be urgently commuted
The death sentence of Behram Khan, a Pakistan national, who is scheduled for execution in Karachi this Saturday must be urgently commuted Amnesty International said today. It would be the first execut...
Jun 27 2012 12:00 am
Syria: Detained medics tortured and killed amid Aleppo crackdown
The discovery of the charred and mutilated bodies of three young medical workers a week after their arrest in Aleppo city is yet further evidence of the Syrian government forces’ appalling disregard f...
Jun 26 2012 12:00 am
Screening of 'Angola 3' film with Robert King in attendance on Tuesday 10 July
Amnesty International UK will host a free screening of the acclaimed documentary about the notorious case of the “Angola 3” on Tuesday 10 July. The 2010 film - In the Land of the Free , with narration...