Sep 20 2012 12:00 am
Scottish cartoonist David Shrigley designs 'balaclava' t-shirt in support of Pussy Riot
‘It’s an utter disgrace that Pussy Riot have been locked up for daring to voice their views’ - David Shrigley The celebrated Scottish visual artist David Shrigley has created a new design in support o...
Sep 20 2012 12:00 am
Cartoonist David Shrigley designs 'balaclava' t-shirt in support of Pussy Riot
‘It’s an utter disgrace that Pussy Riot have been locked up for daring to voice their views’ - David Shrigley The celebrated visual artist David Shrigley has created a new design in support of jailed...
Sep 19 2012 12:00 am
Thai magazine editor arrested for Lese-Majeste must be released
Somyot Prueksakasemsuk ironically arrested under the very laws he had just launched a petition to have reviewed Magazine editor and human rights defender Somyot Prueksakasemsuk must be immediately rel...
Sep 18 2012 12:00 am
Australia: Olympians issue call to all sports stars to make a stand for human rights
Two Australian Olympians gave their support to Amnesty International this week and then issued a call to sports stars from both Australia and further afield to follow their lead. Sally Foster, who rea...
Sep 18 2012 12:00 am
Northern Ireland: Amnesty responds to Private Members' Bill to tackle human trafficking
Lord Morrow’s Private Members Bill: Amnesty welcomes anti-trafficking measures but warns against diversion of resources Amnesty International has welcomed steps to tackle human trafficking in Lord Mor...
Sep 17 2012 12:00 am
Libyan authorities must stop harassment of sisters accused of being pro-Gaddafi
The Libyan authorities must put an end to the harassment and intimidation of two sisters allegedly accused of supporting the country’s former leader, Colonel Mu’ammar al-Gaddafi. Hasna Shaeeb and her...
Sep 17 2012 12:00 am
Gambia's conditional moratorium on executions 'not good enough'
Gambian President Yahya Jammeh’s conditional moratorium on executions of death row prisoners leaves at least 38 people still at great risk of execution, Amnesty International said today. Last Friday e...
Sep 14 2012 12:00 am
Egypt: Arrest Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir
The Egyptian government should immediately withdraw its invitation to Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, and arrest him if he travels to Cairo, Amnesty International said today. Omar Al-Bashir is due...
Sep 11 2012 12:00 am
The Gambia: Charges against journalists over executions demo must be dropped
Charges against two journalists detained after they applied for permission to hold a peaceful protest over the executions of nine death row inmates must be dropped by the Gambian authorities, Amnesty...
Sep 11 2012 12:00 am
Iran TV 'confessions' breach suspects' rights warn Amnesty
Amnesty International today expressed concern that recent televised “confessions” by five Women's rights's rightss rights's rights's rights's rights and seven men on Iranian state television may resul...