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Thousands join human art petition

12 July 2008

A global day of action on Saturday 12 July used human aerial artto remind the Chinese authorities of their Olympic human rightspromises.

Thousands join human art petition

12 July 2008

A global day of action on Saturday 12 July used human aerial artto remind the Chinese authorities of their Olympic human rightspromises.

Racism on the rise in Ukraine

10 July 2008

Four foreigners have been murdered in Kyiv so far this year because of the colour of their skin, according to a new Amnesty International report.

Military judge warns 9/11 accused of disadvantages of self-representation

10 July 2008

Three of the five men accused of orchestrating the attacks of 11 September 2001 and facing a death penalty trial by military commission are appearing in front of a m

Guantánamo military commission hearings resume

9 July 2008

Five Guantánamo detainees accused of involvement in the attacks of 11 September 2001 in the USA are due to appear in front of a military judge this week.

An open letter to the President of the People’s Republic of China

9 July 2008

With one month until the Beijing Olympics, Amnesty International Secretary General Irene Khan writes a five-point appeal to Hu Jintao.

Thousands to call for positive Beijing Olympics legacy in global aerial art events

9 July 2008

On the eve of the anniversary of Beijing being granted the 2008 Olympics, thousands of Amnesty International supporters in over 20 locations across the world will team up with Circle Up Now to create visual representations of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR).

Human rights abuses in Tunisia continue despite denial

8 July 2008

Tunisian authorities re-arrest prisoner and harass defence lawyers in apparent reprisal for Amnesty International's report.

Ingrid Betancourt freed

4 July 2008

After six years in captivity at the hands of the FARC guerrilla group, the former Colombian presidential candidate was freed following a military operation.

EU return directive affects dignity and security of irregular migrants

4 July 2008

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