Amnesty International has welcomed the decision of a Côte d’Ivoire court not to transfer $45 million in compensation owed to victims of the toxic waste dumping in Abidjan in 2006 to the account of an organization which was falsely claiming to represent all 30,000 of them.
The European Union and India should work together at the United
Nations to protect human rights in places of crisis, Amnesty
International has said in a letter ahead of the EU India summit in New Delhi.
Amnesty International has urged that $45 million compensation paid by an oil trading company to
victims of one of the worst toxic dumping scandals in recent years
must reach the people to whom it is owed.
Government representatives meeting in Addis Ababa have been urged by Amnesty International to clearly state they would prevent any
officials accused of genocide, crimes against humanity or war crimes
from seeking safe haven in their countries.
Amnesty International has urged the Guyanese authorities to charge police officers involved in the torture and ill-treatment of three individuals who were detained in relation to a murder investigation.
Judge Richard Goldstone's report on war crimes committed in Gaza and southern Israel is to be debated by the General Assembly this week. Amnesty International has urged the UN to grasp the opportunity to address accountability.