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In 2014, Amnesty International recorded and investigated human rights abuses in 160 countries and territories worldwide. While progress is being made in some areas, for many people the human rights situation is getting worse. (Statistics are not exhaustive and refer to 160 countries where Amnesty...
Mali Armed Conflict

Mali: Agenda for human rights in Mali

For nearly two years now, Mali has been facing the most serious crisis in its recent history. The country has experienced in rapid succession an armed insurrection that has called into question the integrity of its territory followed by a military coup. This document is primarily intended for the...
Democratic Republic of the Congo Armed Conflict

Democratic Republic of Congo: Persistent insecurity and threats against civilians demands sustained attention by the Human Rights Council: Amnesty International written statement to the 24th session of the UN Human Rights Council (9 – 27 September 2013)

In light of renewed regional political engagement with the security situation in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and increased resources for the UN peacekeeping force, Amnesty International urges the United Nations Human Rights Council to seize this opportunity to improve the human...