BRITAIN should stop importing goods produced in illegal Israeli settlements and help end multi-million-pound profits that have fuelled rights violations, Amnesty International declared yesterday.
Goods produced in Israeli settlements built on occupied Palestinian land are exported...
Wednesday 7th Jun 2017
posted by Morning Star in Britain
HUMAN rights campaigners will protest outside the US embassy in central London today to take a stand against the 100th day of US President Donald Trump’s time in office.
The protest, organised by Amnesty International, will highlight human rights violations made during Mr...
Thursday 27th Apr 2017
ANNA FISHER points out the confluence of the vested interests of Amnesty International with those of the multibillion-dollar sexual exploitation industry
Wednesday 8th Mar 2017
posted by Morning Star in Features
PRESIDENT Bashar al-Assad has rejected any role in Syria’s recovery for the nations he says instigated six years of war.
In an interview with Belgium’s VRT News published yesterday, Mr Assad expressed cautious optimism for a peace deal since the election of US President...
Wednesday 8th Feb 2017
posted by James Tweedie in World
WIll despoilers face court for Niger pollution?
Wednesday 25th Jan 2017
BAHRAINI police fought yesterday with residents of a besieged town that is home to a leading Shi’ite cleric, firing tear gas and arresting at least two youths before withdrawing.
The riot police drew many women protesters into the street who were feaful that Sheikh Isa Qassim...
Thursday 22nd Dec 2016
posted by Morning Star in World
MEN dressed in Iraqi police uniforms have “tortured and extrajudicially executed” villagers south of Mosul, Amnesty International claimed yesterday.
The human rights body demanded Iraqi authorities urgently investigate reports that six people were killed in late October,...
Friday 11th Nov 2016
AMNESTY International releases a hard-hitting report today on Australia’s detention of asylum-seekers on the island of Nauru, where it says conditions “amount to torture.”
The 64-page Island of Despair report accuses the Canberra government of subjecting refugees and...
Monday 17th Oct 2016
Thai police accused of torture in Amnesty report
Thursday 29th Sep 2016
MALAYSIAN Prime Minister Najib Razak is unapologetic over sweeping emergency powers that came into force yesterday.
Under the National Security Council Act, a council led by Mr Najib, who faces pressure to resign over a financial scandal, can declare a state of emergency in areas...
Tuesday 2nd Aug 2016