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Egypt Arms Trade

Syrians tell of torture in detention amid mass arrests

Amnesty International has received first-hand reports of torture and other ill-treatment from detainees held in Syria as a wave of arrests of anti-government protesters intensified over the weekend. Detainees who were recently released told the organization of beatings and harsh conditions in...
Libya Armed Conflict

Misratah: A city of tears

By Donatella Rovera, Amnesty International crisis researcher By Donatella Rovera, Amnesty International crisis researcher Some of these homes had already been shot at or shelled before they left and many of those returning expected to find more damage. What some of them did find, however, was far...
Israel and Occupied Palestinian Territories Armed Conflict

Israel/Occupied Palestinian Territories: Israeli army probe lacks credibility and is no substitute for independent investigation

The Israeli army should make public the full details of the findings of its probe into some of its attacks during the 22-day Gaza military offensive, Amnesty International said today in reaction to the army’s conclusion that its forces had committed no violations and only rare mistakes, some of...
Sri Lanka Armed Conflict

Civilians trapped by Sri Lanka conflict

More than 300,000 civilians are now trapped in the north-eastern part of Sri Lanka as the fighting between Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) and the army intensifies. Hundreds of people have been killed or injured in the Wanni region of the island. Recent reports suggest both sides are...
Africa Armed Conflict

Nigeria: Military government clampdown on opposition

Nigeria is facing one of the most serious human rights crises which it has experienced in the past 34 years. The military government of General Sani Abacha has silenced the opposition, not only in the press and in the streets, but also in the courts. People have been detained on account of their...