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Torture and other ill-treatment

GQUAL, IRCT, REDRESS, OMCT, ISHR, APT and Amnesty International Concerned by the Lack of Nominations of Women Candidates to the Committee against Torture

The GQUAL Campaign, the International Rehabilitation Council for Torture Victims (IRCT), REDRESS, the World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT), the International Service for Human Rights (ISHR), the Association for the Prevention of Torture (APT) and Amnesty International call on States parties to...
Climate change

Multiple Crises, Fiscal Systems and Human Rights: Submission to the Independent Expert on Foreign Debt, Other International Financial Obligations and Human Rights

Amnesty International submits this input in response to the call for contributions to inform the thematic report on “Multiple crisis, fiscal systems and human rights”, to be presented at the 78th session of the UN General Assembly. Placing it within the wider context of a global debt crisis this...
International Justice

Recommendations for the Diplomatic Conference on the Draft Convention on International Cooperation in the Investigation and Prosecution of Genocide, Crimes against Humanity, War Crimes and Other International Crimes (Ljubljana, Slovenia, 15-26 May 2023)

Most of the recommendations raised in this paper, which revises and updates the 2020 Amnesty International Recommendations for a Convention on Mutual Legal Assistance, have already been addressed to the attention of states during the drafting process. Amnesty International encourages all states to...
Europe and Central Asia Censorship and Freedom of Expression

Russian Federation: Dark times for human rights. Amnesty International submission to the 44th Session of the UPR Working Group, 13 November 2023

This submission was prepared for the fourth Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of the Russian Federation on 13 November 2023. In it, Amnesty International evaluates the implementation of recommendations made to Russia in its previous UPR, including in relation to counterextremism and counterterrorism...