International Justice

République centrafricaine. Les troupes tchadiennes se retirent, mais doivent rendre des comptes

L’annonce surprise faite le 3 avril par le ministre tchadien des Affaires étrangères, qui a indiqué que le Tchad allait retirer progressivement ses troupes de maintien de la paix de la République centrafricaine voisine, ne doit pas se traduire par l’impunité pour les violations des droits humains commises en Centrafrique. L’annonce surprise faite le 3 avril par le ministre tchadien des Affaires étrangères, qui a indiqué que le Tchad allait retirer progressivement ses troupes de maintien de la paix de la Républi

Central African Republic: Chad troop withdrawal must not block accountability

Yesterday’s surprise announcement by the Chadian Minister for Foreign Affairs that Chad would gradually withdraw its peacekeeping troops from neighbouring Central African Republic must not result in impunity for human rights violations committed there, Amnesty International said.   Yesterday’s surprise announcement by the Chadian Minister for Foreign Affairs that Chad would gradually withdraw its peacekeeping troops from neighbouring Central Afr

Côte d’Ivoire: Former militia leader’s transfer to the ICC a first step to justice - 20 March 2014

Headline Title:  Côte d’Ivoire: Former militia leader’s transfer to the ICC a first step to justice The decision taken today by Côte d’Ivoire to send former militia leader Charles Blé Goudé, accused of crimes against humanity, to the International Criminal Court (ICC) is a key step towards justic The decision taken today by Côte d’Ivoire to send former militia leader Charles Blé Goudé, accused of crimes against humanity, to the International Criminal Court (ICC) is a key step towards justice for the victims of serious crimes following elections three years ago, said Amnesty International.  Media Node:  Charles Ble Goude Story Location:  Costa de Marfil 5° 23' 40.8336" N, 3° 57' 57.8304" W “This is a case we have been concerned about for a year. Charles Blé Goudé will now be handed over to face justice at the ICC, bringing hope to some of the victims of the violence that plagued Cote d’Ivoire in 2010 and 2011 ” Source:  Tawanda Hondora, Deputy Director, Law and Policy, Amnesty International Date:  Thu, 20/03/2014 URL:  Côte d’Ivoire: Militia leader accused of crimes against humanity must be detained lawfully Description:  News story, 17 January 2014

ONU. La situation des droits humains au Mexique requiert des actes concrets de la part des autorités, pas des discours

Les autorités mexicaines devront concrétiser les promesses qu’elles feront devant le Conseil des droits de l’homme des Nations unies jeudi 20 mars si elles entendent trouver une issue à la situation catastrophique des droits humains dans leur pays, a déclaré Amnesty International mercredi 19 mars. Les autorités mexicaines devront concrétiser les promesses qu’elles feront devant le Conseil des droits de l’homme des Nations unies jeudi 20 mars si elles entendent trouver une issue à la sit

ONU: México debe abordar la grave situación de los derechos humanos con acciones y no con retórica

México debe traducir en acciones las promesas que hará mañana al Consejo de Derechos Humanos de la ONU si quiere abordar la grave situación de los derechos humanos en el país, ha declarado hoy Amnistía Internacional. México debe traducir en acciones las promesas que hará mañana al Consejo de Derechos Humanos de la ONU si quiere abordar la grave situación de los derechos humanos en el país, ha declarado hoy Amni

UN: Mexico must address dire human rights situation with concrete actions not rhetoric

Mexico must put into action the promises it makes to the United Nations Human Rights Council tomorrow if it is to address the dire human rights situation in the country, Amnesty International said today. Mexico must put into action the promises it makes to the United Nations Human Rights Council tomorrow if it is to address the dire human rights situation in the country, Amnesty International said

RDC: Todo lo que es preciso saber sobre la histórica causa contra Germain Katanga - 6 March 2014

Headline Title:  RDC: Todo lo que es preciso saber sobre la causa contra Germain Katanga Mañana, la Corte Penal Internacional dictará sentencia en la causa contra Germain Katanga, ex líder de las Fuerzas  de Resistencia Patriótica de Ituri, grupo armado de oposición de la Repúblic Mañana, la Corte Penal Internacional dictará sentencia en la causa contra Germain Katanga, ex líder de las Fuerzas  de Resistencia Patriótica de Ituri, grupo armado de oposición de la República Democrática del Congo. He aquí todo lo que es preciso saber sobre esta causa histórica. Media Node:  Katanga_es Story Location:  Congo (Kinshasa) 13° 43' 52.9716" S, 21° 37' 15.9384" E

DRC: All you need to know about the historic case against Germain Katanga - 6 March 2014

Headline Title:  DRC: All you need to know about the case against Katanga Tomorrow, the International Criminal Court will hand down its verdict in the case against Germain Katanga, former leader of the Patriotic Resistance Force in Ituri, an armed opposition group in the Tomorrow, the International Criminal Court will hand down its verdict in the case against Germain Katanga, former leader of  an armed opposition group in the DRC. Here, all you need to know about the case. Media Node:  Katanga Story Location:  Congo (Kinshasa) 13° 43' 52.9716" S, 21° 37' 15.9384" E

Sri Lanka: UN report must be call to action on international war crimes investigation - 24 February 2014

Headline Title:  Sri Lanka: UN report must be call to action on international war crimes investigation   The international community must act on a robust new UN report calling for an international investigation into alleged human rights violations and war crimes in Sri Lanka, Amnesty International said.   Media Node:  Navi Pillay Twitter Tag:  SriLanka Story Location:  Sri Lanka 7° 53' 6.5292" N, 80° 38' 22.7328" E “It’s utterly shameful that five years after Sri Lanka’s armed conflict ended, the victims and family members have yet to see justice. Navi Pillay’s latest report is another urgent and poignant reminder that an international investigation into alleged human rights violations and war crimes cannot wait ” Source:  Polly Truscott, Amnesty International’s Deputy Asia-Pacific Director Date:  Mon, 24/02/2014 URL:  Promoting reconciliation and accountability in Sri Lanka Description:  Navi Pillay's report URL:  Sri Lanka: The Human Rights Council must help Sri Lankan victims of human rights violations Description:  Amnesty International written statement, 5 February 2014 URL:  Sri Lanka: World must not abandon Sri Lanka’s victims after CHOGM Description:  News story, 17 November 2013 URL:  Sri Lanka’s misguided attempt to ‘win the world’ Description:  Blog, 15 November 2013 URL:  Human rights in Sri Lanka Description:  Briefing, 5 November 2013

Côte d’Ivoire: Militia leader accused of crimes against humanity must be detained lawfully - 17 January 2014

Headline Title:  Côte d’Ivoire: Militia leader accused of crimes against humanity must be detained lawfully Authorities in Côte d’Ivoire must transfer former militia leader Charles Blé Goudé, who is accused of crimes against humanity, to a legally recognized place of detention where his relatives and law Authorities in Côte d’Ivoire must transfer former militia leader Charles Blé Goudé, who is accused of crimes against humanity, to a legally recognized place of detention where his relatives and lawyers can visit him. Media Node:  cote d'ivoire Story Location:  Costa de Marfil 6° 32' 11.598" N, 6° 51' 19.6884" W “Preventing Charles Blé Goudé from seeing his lawyers will not serve justice for the victims of the crimes he is accused of. Instead, authorities must ensure any judicial process against him is transparent and fair so victims and their relatives can obtain the justice they are entitled to. ” Source:  Gaëtan Mootoo, West Africa researcher at Amnesty International. URL:  Côte d'Ivoire: Six months of post-electoral violence Description:  Report, 25 May 2011. URL:  Côte d'Ivoire: 'They looked at his identity card and shot him dead' Description:  Report, 25 May 2011.

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