14/09/2005Amnesty International welcomes the deployment of EU and ASEAN monitors to Nanggroe Aceh Darussalam (NAD) province, Indonesia, to oversee the implementation of the peace agreement which was signed by the Indonesian Government and the armed pro-independence group, GAM (The Free Aceh Movement, Gerakan Aceh Merdeka) on 15 August 2005.
06/09/2005The first known execution in India since the late 1990s took place in August 2004 amid widespread popular support. This raised fears that others now on death row in India may also soon be executed.
02/09/2005In May of this year, representatives of the European Union decided to delay a move to lift the arms embargo against China, citing human rights concerns. They referred specifically to four areas of concern that would affect future consideration in lifting the embargo: the need for Chinese authorities to release citizens imprisoned in connection with the suppression of the 1989 pro-democracy movement; the need to ease media censorship; the need for reform of China’s “Re-education through Labour” (RTL) system; and the need for the PRC to ratify the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR).
08/03/2005The "update" to its December report on the risks faced by human rights activists in China. The original report was released in the lead-up to the last EU-China summit (see People's Republic of China: Human Rights Defenders at Risk, December 2004). The update to the report cites information of arrests dating as late as the end of February this year.
06/12/2004Amnesty International Report Index ASA 17/045/2004 - Embargo 0800GMT 6 December 2004 Report focuses specifically on human rights defenders. Those who become openly involved in human rights advocacy in China may face serious human rights violations, including in some cases torture, arbitrary detention and imprisonment. (PDF document).
14/04/2004Commentaires sur le Code de conduite en matière d'exportation d'armements
23/05/2013 For each rotating presidency of the Council of the European Union, Amnesty International asks the presidency to commit itself to advancing human rights within the EU and worldwide. We also seek the presidency’s active ...
23/05/2013 This is part of a special ‘People on the Move’ series, highlighting the human rights violations faced by migrants, refugees and asylum-seekers in every part of the world. These profiles are being published around the launch ...