A new briefing explores continuing human rights abuses in Mali five months on from the French army’s intervention in the country.
Global inaction on human rights is making the world an increasingly dangerous place for refugees and migrants, Amnesty International said today as it launched its flagship annual report.
The UN Security Council and African Union (AU) must take immediate action to halt indiscriminate attacks in Southern Kordofan.
A new Amnesty International report says that reckless and illegal arms supplies from Europe, Africa and China continue to fuel grave human rights abuses in the country.
The US and Rwandan authorities must ensure that Bosco Ntaganda’s rights are protected pending his transfer to the ICC, where he can face a fair trial for war crimes.
No one knows the global arms trade’s devastating effects more vividly than those who live and work on the front lines of armed conflict and in areas ravaged by small arms violence.
A repressive cycle of widespread human rights violations by the armed forces is making reconciliation in Côte d'Ivoire ever more elusive.
Halting the use of child soldiers in conflicts is just one of a series of compelling reasons for states to adopt a strong Arms Trade Treaty.
Today’s announcement that the ICC will open an investigation into crimes under international law committed in Mali's conflict is a crucial step towards justice.
The International Criminal Court has acquitted former Congolese armed group leader Mathieu Ngudjolo Chui on charges of war crimes and crimes against humanity.
Côte d’Ivoire must ensure Simone Gbagbo is surrendered to The Hague immediately to comply fully with the ICC Prosecutor's investigation into crimes against humanity.
The 16 Days of Activism campaign includes country actions from around the world to convey the global dimension of gender-based violence and militarism.
As fighting escalates in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, all sides must take steps to safeguard civilians from attack.
Dozens of men and boys have been reportedly shot by Nigerian security forces as an Amnesty International report slammed human rights violations by the security forces in response to Boko Haram violence.
The brutal actions of Nigeria's security forces in response to Boko Haram's campaign of terror are making an already desperate situation even worse.
The Egyptian government should immediately withdraw its invitation to Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, and arrest him if he travels to Cairo.
Mauritania should have surrendered Abdullah al-Senussi to the ICC instead of extraditing him to Libya.
A new ICJ ruling has found that Senegal must immediately prosecute former Chadian dictator Hissène Habré.
Mali has referred the situation in the country to the ICC, indicating that its own national authorities are unable to prosecute war crimes.
Arms supplies to the DRC continue to fuel unlawful killings, rape, looting and abductions.