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03 Nov 2016 description
Amnesty has found that a host of abuses are taking place in Italy, including excessive use of force by police, arbitrary detention and collective expulsions.
01 Jul 2016 description
Horrifying accounts of sexual violence, killings, torture and religious persecution collected by Amnesty Int'l reveal the shocking range of abuses along the smuggling routes to and through Libya.
09 Mar 2016 description
Amnesty International expresses lingering concerns about women’s rights, freedom of expression, association and assembly, freedom of religion, and torture and other ill-treatment.
04 Aug 2015 description
Indiscriminate aerial bombardments and ground offensives as well as the deliberate targeting of schools and hospitals constitute war crimes, says the NGO in a new report.
03 Sep 2014 description
A new report documents allegations of human rights violations committed by the security forces against mostly peaceful protesters over the past two years.
17 Apr 2013 description
Amnesty report says humanitarian crisis will only get worse as food supplies are dwindling and the impending rainy season makes roads impassable.
13 Nov 2012 description
Foreign nationals face abuse and exploitation Undocumented foreign nationals in Libya are at risk of exploitation, arbitrary and indefinite detention, as well as beatings, sometimes amounting to torture, Amnesty International said in a new briefing today. The briefing “We are foreigners, we...
03 Aug 2012 description
Sudanese authorities must end its crackdown on demonstrators and activists Amnesty International is concerned at the systematic repression of demonstrations in the last few weeks and calls on the Sudanese authorities to stop the wave of killings, torture, prolonged detention of those arrested during...
07 Jun 2012 description
AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL PRESS RELEASE UN Security Council: Urgent action needed to end Sudan’s humanitarian disaster The UN Security Council must fulfil its duty to protect civilians in Sudan and take immediate action to halt the military’s indiscriminate airstrikes, Amnesty International said...
30 Apr 2012 description
INTRODUCTION We first heard sounds of ‘hababil’ (helicopters) getting closer, and we saw them and some planes flying over the village. First they flew over the village without shooting or bombing. Then they came back from the eastern side and started the attack. Displaced Zaghawa civilian,...
14 Mar 2012 description
The conviction of Thomas Lubanga Dyilo, the leader of a Congolese armed group, for using children in armed conflict shows the International Criminal Court (ICC) can bring the world’s worst offenders to justice for genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes, Amnesty International said. A...
09 Feb 2012 description
INTRODUCTION We first heard sounds of ‘hababil’ (helicopters) getting closer, and we saw them and some planes flying over the village. First they flew over the village without shooting or bombing. Then they came back from the eastern side and started the attack. Displaced Zaghawa civilian,...
20 Dec 2011 description
South Sudan/Sudan: UN must step up security efforts to allow civilians displaced from Abyei to return The United Nations must step up efforts to provide the security required for tens of thousands of civilians stranded in makeshift camps in South Sudan to return to their homes after fleeing...
20 Sep 2011 description
When 65-year old Amina arrived in Tunisia’s Choucha refugee camp in March this year from Tripoli, a new waiting game began for her and her family. She has spent the past two years hoping for resettlement in the US. But the recent conflict in Libya has meant that she and her family have had to put...
30 Aug 2011 description
UN Should Demand Humanitarian Access, End to Indiscriminate Bombing The Sudan Armed Forces (SAF) are indiscriminately bombing civilian areas in the Nuba Mountains region of Southern Kordofan and preventing aid from reaching desperate displaced people, Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch...