The Lord's Resistance Army leader is charged with crimes against humanity and war crimes as documented by the Kony 2012 campaign.
Bombings by Malian government forces in the north of the country are killing civilians in violation of international humanitarian law.
Fighting in northern Mali has left dozens dead and caused thousands of refugees to flee to neighbouring countries.
The UN Security Council broke months of silence this week on Sudan's conflicts in Southern Kordofan and Blue Nile states.
Members of the opposition in the DRC have been targeted in dozens of politically motivated arrests by the security forces since elections last month.
Former LRA commander Thomas Kwoyelo, charged with 53 counts of murder, has been granted amnesty by a Ugandan court.
Government urged to investigate the arbitrary and unlawful killings carried out in response to bombings by the Islamist group, Boko Haram.
As countries gather for talks on a global Arms Trade Treaty, evidence has emerged about arms shipments fueling violations in Southern Kordofan.
A proposed ICC investigation into human rights violations in Côte d’Ivoire should not be limited to recent events.
Amnesty International's annual report details how the rise of social media is fuelling a new activism that repressive governments are struggling to control.
Perceived supporters of former Côte d'Ivoire President Laurent Gbagbo are at risk of violent reprisals despite President Alassane Outtara’s call for Ivorians to abstain from violence.
Violence has escalated as the Republican Forces loyal to Alassane Ouattara advance in the west and centre of the country.
At least 20 people were killed and around 60 injured when forces loyal to the outgoing President Laurent Gbagbo fired shells into an Abidjan market
Large parts of the country are now suffering from poor sanitation and disrupted medical facilities, according to information gathered by Amnesty International.
Amnesty International urges authorities in Côte d'Ivoire to protect the population as tens of thousands of people were forced to flee heavy gunfire amid intensified fighting across the country.
Amnesty International warns that the population could be caught up between the fighting on both sides, after some of the worst clashes so far between armed civilians and the security forces.
At least 20 people have been shot dead in violent incidents following the country's presidential elections.
Eyewitnesses give accounts of the armed attack on the offices of presidential candidate Alassane Ouattara which left at least four dead and several wounded.
Clemence Bakatuseka, who works on behalf of victims of sexual violence, says police demanded a 'protection fee' to help her after she was attacked by armed men at her home last month.
A UN mapping report documenting gross human rights violations in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is a significant first step but concrete action is needed to bring perpetrators to justice.