News & Updates


Canada urged to arrest and prosecute George W. Bush

12 October 2011

Failure by Canada to take action during a visit by the former US President would violate the UN Convention against Torture.

DRC: Neglected Congolese victims deserve justice now

10 August 2011

A new Amnesty International report shows how crimes under international law continue to be committed with impunity by the army and armed groups.

Report reveals crimes against humanity in Syrian town

6 July 2011

New research documents deaths in custody, torture and arbitrary detention by Syrian security forces in the western town of Tell Kalakh in May.

Lack of justice could fuel new violence in Kyrgyzstan

8 June 2011

A new Amnesty International report calls on the authorities to establish the truth about what happened during four days of violence between ethnic Kyrgyz and ethnic Uzbeks a year ago.

Côte d'Ivoire: Both sides responsible for war crimes and crimes against humanity

25 May 2011

A new Amnesty International report contains details massacres, rapes and manhunts committed during six months of violence following disputed elections.

Lebanon urged to investigate civil war missing

14 April 2011

A new Amnesty International report details how thousands disappeared after they were detained during the conflict, while others may have been killed in battles and massacres.

Kyrgyzstan urged to provide truth and justice for victims of violence

16 December 2010

Kyrgyzstan is failing to provide justice for thousands of victims of the ethnic violence of June 2010, a new report says. 

Croatia urged to speed up war crimes prosecutions

9 December 2010

Croatia's courts are failing to provide timely justice for victims of the 1991-1995 independence war, with trials plagued by delays and threats against witnesses.

Security forces in Senegal continue to torture with impunity

15 September 2010

A new Amnesty International report shows how the use of torture to extract confessions is openly condoned in court proceedings and perpetrators are seldom held to account when their victims die.

Timor-Leste law allows amnesties for war criminals

28 June 2010

A new Amnesty International report details how a legal loophole allows war crimes committed during the 1975-1999 Indonesian occupation to go unpunished.