Arms control and human rights

Legal loopholes allow European companies to trade in 'tools of torture' - 16 March 2010

European companies are participating in the global trade in types of equipment widely used in torture or other ill-treatment, according to evidence presented in a new report by Amnesty Internationa European companies are participating in the global trade in types of equipment widely used in torture or other ill-treatment, according to evidence presented in a new report by Amnesty International and the Omega Research Foundation.

Guinea: Reform of security forces must deliver justice for Bloody Monday massacre

Amnesty International today warned that Guinea risks a new era of human rights violations if urgent reforms of the security forces do not take place and the perpetrators of last year’s massacre continue to escape justice. Amnesty International today warned that Guinea risks a new era of human rights violations if urgent reforms of the security forces do not take place and the perpetrators of last year’s massacre con

Guinea: La reforma de las fuerzas de seguridad debe traer justicia para la masacre del Lunes Sangriento

Amnistía Internacional ha advertido hoy de que Guinea corre peligro de entrar en una nueva era de violaciones de derechos humanos si no se introducen reformas urgentes de las fuerzas de seguridad y si los autores de la masacre del año pasado siguen eludiendo la justicia.

Reform of security forces in Guinea must deliver justice for Bloody Monday massacre - 23 February 2010

A new Amnesty International report documents extrajudicial executions, torture and other ill-treatment carried out by particular units of Guinea's armed forces last year. Teaser image:  Amnesty International on Wednesday warned that Guinea risks a new era of human rights violations if urgent reforms of the security forces do not take place and the perpetrators of last year's massa Files:  Footage and analysis of the unrest in Conakry on 28 September 2009

Iran. Exécution « consternante » de manifestants condamnés

Amnesty International condamne l'exécution de deux hommes arrêtés lors des manifestations qui ont suivi l'élection présidentielle controversée de juin 2009 en Iran. Amnesty International condamne l'exécution de deux hommes arrêtés lors des manifestations qui ont suivi l'élection présidentielle controversée de juin 2009 en

‘Shocking’ execution of Iran protesters condemned

Amnesty International has condemned the execution of two men arrested during protests that followed Iran's disputed presidential election last year. Amnesty International has condemned the execution of two men arrested during protests that followed Iran's disputed presidential election last year.

Irán: Amnistía Internacional condena “impactante” ejecución de manifestantes iraníes

Amnistía Internacional ha condenado la ejecución de dos hombres en relación con las protestas que estallaron en Irán tras las controvertidas elecciones presidenciales del año pasado.

Somalia: Deben reforzarse los controles sobre la asistencia militar

Amnistía Internacional ha pedido la suspensión de las transferencias de armas a Somalia mientras no existan salvaguardas suficientes que impidan la utilización de las armas para cometer crímenes de guerra y abusos contra los derechos humanos.

Controls on military assistance to Somalia must be tightened

Amnesty International has called for arms transfers to the Somali government to be suspended until there are adequate safeguards to prevent weapons from being used to commit war crimes and human rights abuses.

Aide militaire à la Somalie: il faut renforcer les contrôles

Amnesty International a demandé que les transferts d'armement à destination du gouvernement somalien soient suspendus jusqu'à ce que des garanties appropriées soient mises en place pour éviter que des armes soient utilisées pour commettre des crimes de guerre et des atteintes aux droits humains. Amnesty International a demandé que les transferts d'armement à destination du gouvernement somalien soient suspendus jusqu'à ce que des garanties appropriées soient mises

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