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Afghanistan Armed Conflict

Thousands flee fighting and hunger in Afghanistan

Tens of thousands of Afghans displaced from their homes by escalating fighting and ongoing food shortages require immediate humanitarian assistance. Amnesty International has called on the international community to implement a comprehensive strategy for assisting the Afghan people. The call came...
Pakistan Armed Conflict

Pakistani government must protect Swat valley civilians

According to official estimates, over the past year more than 1,200 people have been killed and between 200,000 and 500,000 have been displaced in the Swat valley as a result of fighting between Pakistani Taleban groups and the military. The Pakistani government is being urged to act immediately to...
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...