07/02/2013Amnesty International has criticised Members of the European Parliament for yesterday failing to prevent European companies from abusing human rights at home and abroad or hold them accountable for violations.
25/09/2012Trafigura, the multinational company behind the 2006 dumping of toxic waste in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, resulting in over 100,000 people seeking medical assistance, must be criminally investigated, Amnesty International and Greenpeace International conclude in a major new report released today.
02/07/2012As Cyprus assumes the mantle of the European Union’s rotating six-month presidency, Amnesty International has presented an eight-point list of human rights improvements it expects the country to oversee with its fellow member states.
29/06/2012In the week that the world commemorates the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, new evidence released by Amnesty International and the Omega Research Foundation has underlined the urgent need for the EU and its member states to step up their attempts to halt the trade in tools of torture.
24/05/2012As millions of Europeans eagerly anticipate Saturday’s finals of the Eurovision Song Contest in Baku, and on the day the European Parliament debates human rights in Azerbaijan, Amnesty International has appealed to all European Union institutions to condemn human rights abuses there.
23/05/2012Amnesty International Annual Report 2012: The State of the World’s Human Rights
12/06/2013 Poland and the European Union must ensure that the country urgently investigates long-standing accusations that it hosted a CIA-run secret prison where suspects were tortured between 2002 and 2005.
03/06/2013 How long do you think you would cope if you were confined to a cupboard-sized room of just six square metres, 23 hours a day? An hour? A day? A week? How about 41 years and counting? Forty-one years ago, three young black ...