Sierra Leone

Report 2012: No longer business as usual for tyranny and injustice - 24 May 2012

Headline Title:  Report 2012: No longer business as usual for tyranny and injustice Strong Arms Trade Treaty needed as UN Security Council looks unfit for purpose Amnesty International releases its flagship yearly report documenting the state of the world's human rights. Media Node:  Dera'a bread protest VIDEO: AIR2012 video news release (A-roll) Twitter Tag:  AIR2012 Story Location:  United Kingdom 51° 31' 5.1996" N, 0° 2' 23.37" W See map: Google Maps “Failed leadership has gone global in the last year, with politicians responding to protests with brutality or indifference. Governments must show legitimate leadership and reject injustice by protecting the powerless and restraining the powerful. ” Source:  Salil Shetty, Amnesty International Secretary General Date:  Thu, 24/05/2012 URL:  Amnesty International Report 2012 Description:  View the entire report URL:  Facts and figures Description:  Infographic
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En mars, le Tribunal spécial pour la Sierra Leone, siégeant à La Haye, a achevé son examen des éléments


La déclaration de culpabilité visant Charles Taylor montre que nul n’est au-dessus des lois

La condamnation de Charles Taylor par le Tribunal spécial pour la Sierra Leone fait clairement savoir aux dirigeants de tous les pays que nul n’est à l’abri de la justice, a déclaré Amnesty International. Si cet arrêt apporte une certaine satisfaction aux victimes, il reste cependant beaucoup à faire désormais, a-t-elle ajouté.

La condena de Taylor deja el claro mensaje de que nadie está por encima de la ley

La declaración de culpabilidad dictada por el Tribunal Especial para Sierra Leona contra Charles Taylor transmite a los dirigentes del mundo el claro mensaje de que nadie es inmune a la justicia, pero a pesar de que el fallo da cierta satisfacción a sus víctimas, ahora hay que adoptar más medidas, ha declarado Amnistía Internacional. La declaración de culpabilidad dictada por el Tribunal Especial para Sierra Leona contra Charles Taylor transmite a los dirigentes del mundo el claro mensaje de que nadie es inmune a la justicia, p

Taylor verdict sends message that no-one is above the law - 26 April 2012

Headline Title:  Taylor verdict shows no-one is above the law The conviction of Charles Taylor by the Special Court for Sierra Leone sends out a clear message to leaders the world over that no-one is immune from justice -  but while the verdict brings so Charles Taylor's conviction is a milestone, but in Sierra Leone, thousands are yet to see their perpetrators brought to justice.  Media Node:  Taylor on TV Story Location:  United Kingdom 7° 14' 30.7356" N, 10° 32' 48.75" W See map: Google Maps “Today's verdict sends an important message to high-ranking state officials; no matter who you are, you will be brought to justice for crimes.” Source:  Brima Abdulai Sheriff, Director of Amnesty International Sierra Leone.

Taylor verdict sends message that no one is above the law

The conviction of Charles Taylor by the Special Court for Sierra Leone sends out a clear message to leaders the world over that no-one is immune from justice but while the verdict brings some satisfaction for his victims more must now be done, said Amnesty International. The conviction of Charles Taylor by the Special Court for Sierra Leone sends out a clear message to leaders the world over that no-one is immune from justice but while the verdict brings some satis

Charles Taylor reconnu coupable de complicité de crimes de guerre - 26 April 2012

Headline Title:  C. Taylor reconnu coupable de complicité de crimes de guerre Les juges du Tribunal spécial à La Haye ont déclaré Charles Taylor coupable de complicité de crimes de guerre pendant la guerre civile en Sierra Leone. La décision rendue à la Haye au sujet de Charles Taylor rappelle à tous qu'aucun haut responsable ne peut échapper à la justice. Media Node:  Charles Taylor_fr Story Location:  Reino Unido 9° 39' 46.2636" N, 11° 51' 54.8424" W See map: Google Maps “Si la condamnation du jeudi 26 avril apporte un peu de justice à la population de la Sierra Leone, il n'en reste pas moins que Charles Taylor et les autres personnes condamnées par le Tribunal spécial forment juste la partie visible de l'iceberg.” Source:  Brima Abdulai Sheriff, directeur d'Amnesty International en Sierra Leone

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