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Colombia Armed Conflict

Colombia’s ‘Victims Law’ is discriminatory

A draft law in Colombia aiming to grant reparation to victims of the country’s 40-year conflict has been called “discriminatory” by Amnesty International. Under the current draft, victims of paramilitary and guerrilla groups will be able to receive almost immediate monetary...

United Nations: Breakthrough in access to justice for all rights

Amnesty International welcomed today’s adoption of the Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, by the UN General Assembly’s Third Committee in New York.   “Many of those who have suffered violations of their rights, including rights to adequate...
Armed Groups

Landslide UN vote in favour of Arms Trade Treaty

Today 147 states at the United Nations voted overwhelmingly to move forward with work on an Arms Trade Treaty (ATT). The Control Arms campaign, which represents millions of campaigners around the world welcomed the vote but called for more urgency from states to advance the process quickly and...
Türkiye

Turkey/Iran: Act now to protect refugees

For the second time in one month Turkish law enforcement officials have expelled the same group of Uzbekistani refugees into Iranian territory in flagrant disregard for international standards protecting the rights of refugees and asylum-seekers. Amnesty International is calling on the Turkish...
Iran

Turkey expels refugees for second time

Turkish law enforcement officials have expelled the same group of Uzbekistani refugees into Iranian territory for the second time in one month. At least twenty-four Uzbekistani nationals are believed to have been rounded up by Turkish police in Van in eastern Turkey on Saturday and taken to an...
Colombia Armed Groups

Colombia: Fear for Safety

Members of the armed forces have threatened inhabitants of the Naya River basin by telling them that paramilitary groups are returning to the area. The paramilitary groups have supposedly been demobilized in a government-sponsored process. The lives of the area’s Afro-descendant communities are in...
Iraq

Iraq: World governments misleading and failing Iraqi refugees

The international community is evading its responsibility towards refugees from Iraq by promoting a false picture of the security situation in Iraq when the country is neither safe nor suitable for return, Amnesty International said today. In its new report, Rhetoric and reality: the Iraqi refugee...
Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe: Sharp crackdown on political opponents

Amnesty International today condemned the detention of Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) leader Morgan Tsvangirai, saying that his detention was part of a sudden, sharp and dangerous crackdown on political opposition in the run-up to the elections. “Morgan Tsvangirai should be released...
Zimbabwe

Sharp crackdown on political opponents in Zimbabwe

Amnesty International has condemned the detention of Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) leader Morgan Tsvangirai, saying that his detention was part of a sudden, sharp and dangerous crackdown on political opposition in the run-up to the elections. “Morgan Tsvangirai should be released immediately...

Europe: Lesbians and gay men march with pride to end prejudice

Amnesty International calls on governments in Europe to secure the right of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people to celebrate their identity at a series of pride marches and other public events that take place each year between April and November. “Equality before the law with no...