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24 Aug 2017 description
Thousands of civilians trapped in Raqqa are coming under fire from all sides as the battle for control of the city enters its final stage, Amnesty International said in a new report.
19 Jul 2017 description
Amnesty urges parties to Arsal security operation "to prioritize the protection of Lebanese residents as well as Syrian refugees in the area and to refrain from using lethal force" if at all possible.
14 Feb 2017 description
According to Amnesty, the deal has certainly stemmed the flow of migrants across the Aegean, but at a considerable cost to Europe’s commitment to refugee protection.
22 Dec 2016 description
The UN General Assembly has voted to establish an independent panel to assist in the investigation and prosecution of those responsible for war crimes or crimes against humanity in Syria.
28 Nov 2016 description
As government forces tighten the stranglehold around eastern Aleppo, the siege in that part of the city is expected to intensify with devastating consequences for civilians, Amnesty said.
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.
04 Oct 2016 description
Wealthy countries have shown a complete absence of leadership and responsibility, leaving just 10 countries, which account for less than 2.5% of world GDP, to take in 56% of the world’s refugees, said Amnesty.
15 Sep 2016 description
Fresh accounts gathered by Amnesty International from people in the area on the Syria-Jordan border, known as the berm, paint a desperate picture of human suffering.
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.
03 Jun 2016 description
According to Amnesty, the large numbers of people have inevitably placed a strain both on Turkey's new asylum system and its capacity to meet people’s basic needs.
06 Apr 2016 description
Syrian refugee women and Palestinian refugee women from Syria face risks of serious human rights violations and abuses, including gender-based violence and exploitation, said Amnesty in a new report.
23 Mar 2016 description
Grossly inadequate support from the international community and barriers imposed by the government of Jordan are leaving Syrian refugees unable to access health care and other vital services, said Amnesty in a new report.
03 Mar 2016 description
Even as Syria’s fragile ceasefire deal was being hammered out, Syrian government forces and their allies intensified their attacks on medical facilities, says the organisation.
05 Nov 2015 description
A new Amnesty report reveals that the state is profiting from disappearances amounting to crimes against humanity, through a black market in which family members are exploited for cash.
13 Oct 2015 description
A new Amnesty International report reveals evidence of alarming abuses detailing the deliberate displacement of thousands of civilians and the razing of entire villages.
12 Aug 2015 description
Relentless aerial bombardment and shelling by Syrian government forces is magnifying the suffering of civilians trapped under siege and facing an escalating humanitarian crisis.
15 Jun 2015 description
World leaders are condemning millions of refugees to an unbearable existence and thousands to death by failing to provide essential humanitarian protection, said Amnesty International in a new report, ahead of World Refugee Day on 20 June.
04 May 2015 description
A new report details the horrendous war crimes and other abuses being committed in the city by government forces and armed opposition groups on a daily basis.
17 Mar 2015 description
A new report by Amnesty International provides evidence that the Syrian air force launched a series of airstrikes in November that led to the deaths of up to 115 civilians.