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05 Sep 2017 description
Attacks and suicide bombings in Cameroon and Nigeria has left at least 381 civilians dead in the five months since the start of April 2017, Amnesty International said.
04 Jul 2017 description
Hundreds of thousands of people have fled the region over the past year, creating ongoing crises, starvation and fear, according to Amnesty International.
18 Jun 2017 description
According to Amnesty, more than 900,000 South Sudanese refugees have sought safety in Uganda, but funding shortfalls mean that many of them are not receiving basic services.
24 Nov 2016 description
Thousands of refugees who have made it across the border to Bangladesh in desperate need of food, water and medical care are being forcibly pushed back, 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.
31 May 2016 description
Despite the promises made by successive Afghan governments, IDPs continue to lack adequate shelter, food, water, health care, and opportunities to pursue education and employment.
07 Oct 2012 description
As a large contingent of armed forces and armed militias surround Bani Walid in preparation for a possible assault, Amnesty International has called on the Libyan authorities to avoid unnecessary and excessive use of force in the city and to ensure that medical and other essential supplies are...
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...
16 May 2012 description
Mali’s worst human rights situation in 50 years “After two decades of relative stability and peace, Mali is now facing its worst crisis since independence in 1960.” Gaetan Mootoo, Amnesty International’s West Africa researcher Date: Wed, 16/05/2012 Hundreds of thousands of people have...
15 Feb 2012 description
At least 377 civilians have been killed in Homs in recent days as Syrian security forces escalated their shelling of civilian neighbourhoods in the besieged city, according to information received by Amnesty International. On Wednesday, reports also emerged of a military build-up in the city of...
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...