International Justice

Tribunal Europeo bloquea la última esperanza para las víctimas de tortura en Arabia Saudí

La sentencia del Tribunal Europeo de Derechos Humanos según la cual tres británicos que afirman que fueron torturados en prisión en Arabia Saudí no pueden reclamar a través de los tribunales británicos es un paso atrás que frustra toda esperanza de justicia. La sentencia del Tribunal Europeo de Derechos Humanos en cuya virtud tres británicos que afirman que fueron torturados en prisión en Arabia Saudí no pueden reclamar a través de los tribunales britá

La Cour européenne met fin aux espoirs de ressortissants britanniques torturés en Arabie saoudite

La décision de la Cour européenne des droits de l’homme, qui prive trois Britanniques affirmant avoir été torturés en détention en Arabie saoudite de la possibilité de porter plainte devant les tribunaux du Royaume-Uni, constitue un pas en arrière et met fin à l’espoir d’obtenir justice dans cette affaire, a déclaré Amnesty International. La décision de la Cour européenne des droits de l’homme, qui prive trois Britanniques affirmant avoir été torturés en détention en Arabie saoudite de la possibilité de porter plainte devant les tri

European Court blocks last hope for British Saudi torture victims

The European Court of Human Rights ruling that three British men who say they were tortured in prison in Saudi Arabia cannot pursue a claim through the UK courts is a retrograde step which dashes any hope of justice The European Court of Human Rights ruling that three British men who say they were tortured in prison in Saudi Arabia cannot pursue a claim through the UK courts is a retrograde step which dashes a

Central African Republic: UN must not let peacekeepers fail - 5 December 2013

Headline Title:  Central African Republic: UN must not let peacekeepers fail The international community must give peacekeepers in the Central African Republic all the means necessary to protect civilians or risk an escalation in atrocities that could spill over to neighbou The international community must give peacekeepers in the Central African Republic all the means necessary to protect civilians or risk an escalation in atrocities that could spill over to neighbouring countries. Media Node:  CAR MISCA deployment At a Glance:  Deadly assault on BanguiAmnesty International's Joanne Mariner reports live from Bangui, Central African RepublicYour browser does not have the necessary plugin to display this content. Twitter Tag:  CARcrisis Story Location:  Central African Republic 4° 22' 52.086" N, 18° 33' 11.3832" E “The lives of hundreds of thousands of civilians hang in the balance, made brutally clear by today's attacks on the capital. The international community must do everything in its power to ensure these troops can effectively protect civilians and restore order to the Central African Republic” Source:  Salil Shetty, Secretary General of Amnesty International Date:  Thu, 05/12/2013 URL:  Peace keeping forces, the only way to avert a catastrophe in the Central African Republic Description:  Op-ed, 3 December 2013 URL:  Central African Republic: UN peacekeeping mission needed to avoid mass slaughter Description:  News story, 2 December 2013 URL:  Central African Republic: UN must tackle the looming human catastrophe Description:  News story, 25 November 2013 URL:  New satellite images reveal shocking aftermath of abuses in Central African Republic Description:  News story, 8 November 2013 URL:  Central African Republic: Violence of security forces now out of control Description:  News story/report, 29 October 2013

Les autorités maliennes doivent libérer les enfants emprisonnés - 30 November 2013

Headline Title:  Mali : les autorités doivent libérer les enfants emprisonnés Les autorités maliennes doivent immédiatement remettre en liberté cinq enfants qui sont maintenus en captivité depuis plus de sept mois dans un centre de détention militaire, a déclaré Amnesty Inte Les autorités maliennes doivent immédiatement remettre en liberté cinq enfants qui sont maintenus en captivité depuis plus de sept mois dans un centre de détention militaire, a déclaré Amnesty International samedi 30 novembre à l’occasion du lancement, à Bamako, de son rapport Agenda pour les droits humains. Media Node:  Mali agenda for change_FR Story Location:  Royaume-Uni 12° 37' 31.9908" N, 8° 0' 43.6428" W See map: Google Maps “Nous avons été horrifiés à la vue de ces jeunes garçons, traumatisés, détenus avec des adultes dans des conditions déplorables. Il s’agit d’une violation évidente du droit national et du droit international, et ils doivent être immédiatement remis en liberté.” Source:  Salil Shetty, secrétaire général d'Amnesty International Date:  Sat, 30/11/2013

Malian authorities must release children detained in prison - 30 November 2013

Headline Title:  Malian authorities must release children detained in prison The Malian authorities must immediately release five children that have been detained in a military detention centre for over seven months, says Amnesty International today as it releases a The Malian authorities must immediately release five children that have been detained in a military detention centre for over seven months, says Amnesty International today as it releases a Human Rights Agenda for Mali, in the country’s capital. Media Node:  Mali agenda for change Story Location:  United Kingdom 12° 37' 31.9908" N, 8° 0' 43.6428" W See map: Google Maps “We were horrified to see these traumatized young boys detained in poor conditions, along with adults. This is a clear violation of national and international law and they must be released immediately.” Source:  Salil Shetty, Secretary General of Amnesty International Date:  Sat, 30/11/2013 URL:  An Agenda for Human Rights in Mali Description:  Report, 30 November 2013

ONU: El derecho de las víctimas a la justicia debe ser prioritario en torno a los juicios de la CPI sobre Kenia

El Consejo de Seguridad de las Naciones Unidas no debe perder de vista el derecho de las víctimas a obtener justicia por los horrendos crímenes que se cometieron en Kenia durante el periodo postelectoral, hace casi seis años. Esa es la advertencia que ha lanzado Amnistía Internacional en vísperas de las conversaciones que se celebrarán el jueves. El Consejo de Seguridad de las Naciones Unidas no debe perder de vista el derecho de las víctimas a obtener justicia por los horrendos crímenes que se cometieron en Kenia durante el periodo postele

ONU. Le droit des victimes à la justice doit être au cœur des discussions sur les procès de dirigeants kényans devant la CPI

Le Conseil de sécurité des Nations unies ne doit pas perdre de vue le droit des victimes d’obtenir justice pour les terribles crimes qui ont été commis au Kenya durant la période postélectorale il y a près de six ans, a déclaré Amnesty International alors que des discussions doivent s’ouvrir jeudi 31 octobre. Le Conseil de sécurité des Nations unies ne doit pas perdre de vue le droit des victimes d’obtenir justice pour les terribles crimes qui ont été commis au Kenya durant la période postélectorale il

UN: Victims’ right to justice must take priority at talks over ICC trials on Kenya

The United Nations Security Council must not lose sight of the victims’ right to obtain justice for the horrific crimes that took place in Kenya’s post-election period nearly six years ago, Amnesty International warned ahead of talks on Thursday. The United Nations Security Council must not lose sight of the victims’ right to obtain justice for the horrific crimes that took place in Kenya’s post-election period nearly six years ago, Amnesty

UN: Victims’ right to justice must take priority at talks over ICC trials on Kenya - 30 October 2013

Headline Title:  UN: Victims’ right to justice must take priority at talks over ICC trials on Kenya The United Nations Security Council must not lose sight of the victims’ right to obtain justice for the horrific crimes that took place in Kenya’s post-election period nearly six years ago, Amnesty The United Nations Security Council must not lose sight of the victims’ right to obtain justice for the horrific crimes that took place in Kenya’s post-election period nearly six years ago. Media Node:  Kenya ICC At a Glance:  Kenya's President and Vice President face trials at the ICCThey are accused of complicity in crimes against humanityThe African Union has requested a one-year deferral of the trialsThe UN Security Council will discuss the issue this Thursday Story Location:  Kenya 1° 6' 25.1532" S, 37° 17' 15.3528" E “A deferral of the ongoing International Criminal Court trials of Kenya’s leaders would send a dangerous message that the international community does not support justice for the victims of war crimes and crimes against humanity” Source:  Netsanet Belay, Africa Programme Director at Amnesty International Date:  Wed, 30/10/2013 URL:  Why Kenya’s president must face ICC Description:  CNN blog by Amnesty's Netsanet Belay URL:  Kenya: African Union’s request for the United Nations Security Council to defer the trials of President Uhuru Kenyatta and Deputy President William Ruto Description:  Open letter, 30 October 2013 URL:  AU Summit call for immunity of senior government officials is deplorable Description:  Press release, 13 October 2013 URL:  African states must reject calls to withdraw from the ICC Description:  News story, 10 October 2013 URL:  Kenya’s withdrawal from ICC a travesty for justice Description:  Press release, 5 September 2013

How you can help

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE