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...
Jun 25 2012 12:00 am
Tunisia's extradition of former Libyan PM puts him at risk of torture
At least 20 cases of death in custody in Libya recorded in past 10 months The extradition of former Libyan prime minister al-Baghdadi al-Mahmoudi from Tunisia puts him in danger of torture, unfair tri...
Jun 25 2012 12:00 am
Amnesty International UK teams up with East End Film Festival for LGBT programme
Amnesty International UK is teaming up with the East End Film Festival this year to support the festival’s biggest and boldest ever programme of LGBTI (LGBT) films. On Thursday 5 July, the Hackney Pic...
Jun 22 2012 12:00 am
Sudan: End crackdown on protesters and journalists
The Sudanese authorities must end its ruthless crackdown on protests and stop the harassment of journalists covering demonstrations, Amnesty International said after riot police in Khartoum used tear...
Jun 22 2012 12:00 am
Afghanistan: Attack on hotel shows Talebans disregard for civilian life
The deaths of 15 civilians in a Taleban attack on a hotel outside Kabul is a shocking reminder of why the Afghan government must work with the International Criminal Court to help bring to justice all...
Jun 22 2012 12:00 am
South Africa: arrests are a positive step in the fight against impunity
The arrests in South Africa of members of a police unit allegedly linked to numerous unlawful killings and incidents of torture is a breakthrough in fighting impunity for grave human rights violations...
Jun 21 2012 12:00 am
Last UK Death penalty case: Conviction overturned after torture allegations- Amnesty response
In response to news that Northern Ireland man Liam Holden, the last person to be sentenced to death in the United Kingdom, has had his conviction quashed after a court heard that the confession was ex...
Jun 21 2012 12:00 am
Members of Scottish Parliament to debate Arms Treaty
Amnesty International Scotland strongly welcomes this afternoon's debate by MSPs on the Arms Treaty, taking place at 5pm today (Thursday 21 June). Watching the debate will be David Grimason, who earli...
Jun 21 2012 12:00 am
Last UK Death penalty case conviction overturned after torture allegations
In response to news that Northern Ireland man Liam Holden, the last person to be sentenced to death in the United Kingdom, has had his conviction quashed after a court heard that the confession was ex...