23/05/2012Amnesty International Annual Report 2012: The State of the World’s Human Rights
21/12/2011Amnesty International has welcomed long-awaited changes to European Union rules on the trade in drugs used for execution and equipment used for torture, which will be brought in today.
30/11/2011The two death sentences handed down in Belarus today followed a trial that has failed to meet international fair trial standards, said Amnesty International.
29/11/2011As the EU-US Summit convenes in Washington, Amnesty International has urged the European Union to challenge the USA for its continued imprisonment without charge of scores of detainees at Guantánamo Bay, and the US decision to use military commissions to try detainees, some of whom risk the death sentence if convicted.
28/10/2011Mid-way through Poland’s six-month presidency of the European Union, Amnesty International has assessed the country’s progress in achieving various human rights goals it set at the presidency’s outset, and has concluded that the presidency’s overall performance has been weak and half-hearted.
10/10/2011As Amnesty International marks the World Day Against the Death Penalty, it has urged the European Union to maintain pressure on Belarus to demand an end to executions in the only remaining country in Europe or the former Soviet Union which still executes people.
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 ...