Abdullah al-Senussi, Libya's former intelligence chief, must be turned over to the ICC without delay following his arrest in Mauritania.
In its landmark first verdict, the International Criminal Court convicted Thomas Lubanga Dyilo for the war crime of using child soldiers in Democratic Republic of Congo.
The Lord's Resistance Army leader is charged with crimes against humanity and war crimes as documented by the Kony 2012 campaign.
Bombings by Malian government forces in the north of the country are killing civilians in violation of international humanitarian law.
A recent surge in military operations in Somalia increases civilians’ vulnerability to attacks and displacement.
The UN Security Council broke months of silence this week on Sudan's conflicts in Southern Kordofan and Blue Nile states.
Virtually the entire population of Abyei remains displaced by ongoing fighting between factions in Sudan and South Sudan.
Virtually the entire population of Abyei was displaced by violence earlier this year and ongoing insecurity has prevented their return.
Al-Bashir is due in Malawi for a trade summit, despite warrants for his arrest on charges of genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes.
Former LRA commander Thomas Kwoyelo, charged with 53 counts of murder, has been granted amnesty by a Ugandan court.
As countries gather for talks on a global Arms Trade Treaty, evidence has emerged about arms shipments fueling violations in Southern Kordofan.
Amnesty International urges authorities in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to step up reforms to its justice system following the conviction of a military general for crimes against humanity.
Ahmed Haroun, the Governor of South Kordofan was given transport to a meeting despite being the subject of an arrest warrant issued by the ICC.
The President of Sudan is wanted on charges of genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes for his role in the conflict in Darfur.
A UN mapping report documenting gross human rights violations in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is a significant first step but concrete action is needed to bring perpetrators to justice.
Amnesty International has criticized the Kenyan government for its failure to arrest Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir during his visit to the country to join celebrations ushering in Kenya’s new constitution.
Authorities urged to surrender President al-Bashir to the International Criminal Court, where he is wanted on charges of genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes.
Amnesty International's annual assessment of the state of the world's human rights, details abuses in 159 countries and shows how power politics are worsening the situation.
Clear patterns of abuse have emerged during the latest cycle of violence, which began when armed opposition groups launched a major offensive against the government last May.
As attacks on the civilian population and humanitarian agencies continue, the government has requested that MONUC, the UN peacekeeping mission, withdraws from the country by June 2011.