No one knows the global arms trade’s devastating effects more vividly than those who live and work on the front lines of armed conflict and in areas ravaged by small arms violence.
A repressive cycle of widespread human rights violations by the armed forces is making reconciliation in Côte d'Ivoire ever more elusive.
Halting the use of child soldiers in conflicts is just one of a series of compelling reasons for states to adopt a strong Arms Trade Treaty.
Today’s announcement that the ICC will open an investigation into crimes under international law committed in Mali's conflict is a crucial step towards justice.
The International Criminal Court has acquitted former Congolese armed group leader Mathieu Ngudjolo Chui on charges of war crimes and crimes against humanity.
Côte d’Ivoire must ensure Simone Gbagbo is surrendered to The Hague immediately to comply fully with the ICC Prosecutor's investigation into crimes against humanity.
The 16 Days of Activism campaign includes country actions from around the world to convey the global dimension of gender-based violence and militarism.
As fighting escalates in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, all sides must take steps to safeguard civilians from attack.
Dozens of men and boys have been reportedly shot by Nigerian security forces as an Amnesty International report slammed human rights violations by the security forces in response to Boko Haram violence.
The brutal actions of Nigeria's security forces in response to Boko Haram's campaign of terror are making an already desperate situation even worse.
The Egyptian government should immediately withdraw its invitation to Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, and arrest him if he travels to Cairo.
Mauritania should have surrendered Abdullah al-Senussi to the ICC instead of extraditing him to Libya.
A new ICJ ruling has found that Senegal must immediately prosecute former Chadian dictator Hissène Habré.
Mali has referred the situation in the country to the ICC, indicating that its own national authorities are unable to prosecute war crimes.
Arms supplies to the DRC continue to fuel unlawful killings, rape, looting and abductions.
Amnesty International releases its flagship yearly report documenting the state of the world's human rights.
Violent clashes in the North Kivu region of DR Congo have caused at least three deaths and prompted thousands of civilians to flee the area.
Today's Hague verdict for former Liberian leader Charles Taylor is a reminder that no high-ranking state official can evade justice.
Charles Taylor's conviction is a milestone, but in Sierra Leone, thousands are yet to see their perpetrators brought to justice.
Amnesty International is calling on the DRC to arrest Bosco Ntaganda and hand him over to the ICC to face trial without further delay.