Jul 01 2012 12:00 am
Arms: The UK must lead the way for the most robust Arms Treaty
Amnesty International has welcomed the UK Prime Minister’s support to deliver an Arms Treaty (ATT) and has called on him to ensure his government pushes for the most effective treaty possible as they...
Jul 01 2012 12:00 am
After 10 years, time for leaders to champion the International Criminal Court
It is time for governments the world over to show proper support for the International Criminal Court (ICC), Amnesty International said as the ICC celebrated a decade of pursuing justice for people wh...
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...