Contrôle des armes et droits humains

Corea del Sur suspende el suministro de gas lacrimógeno a Bahréin

Corea del Sur ha anunciado hoy la paralización de los envíos de gas lacrimógeno a Bahréin, tras las presiones de Amnistía Internacional y otros grupos de derechos humanos que trabajaron conjuntamente en la campaña “Detengan los envíos” de Bahrain Watch.  Corea del Sur ha anunciado hoy la paralización de los envíos de gas lacrimógeno a Bahréin, tras las presiones de Amnistía Internacional y otros grupos de derechos humanos que trabajaron conjuntamen

South Korea suspends tear gas supplies to Bahrain - 7 janvier 2014

Headline Title:  South Korea suspends tear gas supplies to Bahrain South Korea today announced a halt to shipments of tear gas to Bahrain, following pressure from Amnesty International and other human rights groups which worked alongside South Korea today announced a halt to shipments of tear gas to Bahrain, following pressure from Amnesty International and other human rights groups. Media Node:  Bahrain tear gas Story Location:  Bahrain 26° 11' 38.544" N, 50° 32' 54.3804" E “South Korea is sending a clear message that the Bahraini authorities’ ongoing repression of peaceful protests is unacceptable and will not be rewarded with future weapons transfers. Other countries that continue to supply Bahrain with tear gas and related equipment should sit up and take notice” Source:  Brian Wood, Head of Arms Control and Human Rights at Amnesty International Date:  Ma, 07/01/2014 URL:  Stop the shipment Description:  Campaign by Bahrain Watch URL:  Bahrain’s use of tear gas against protesters increasingly deadly Description:  News story, 26 January 2012 URL:  Arms trade to Middle East and North Africa shows failure of export controls Description:  News story/report, 19 October 2011

South Sudan: UN peacekeeping force must protect civilians in peril - 24 décembre 2013

Headline Title:  South Sudan: UN peacekeeping force must protect civilians in peril    The UN Secretary-General’s request for the UN Security Council to provide additional human and material resources to the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) reflects the urgent need to protect civilians at risk amid the escalating violence, Amnesty International said.  Media Node:  South Sudan IDPs Story Location:  Sudan 6° 24' 9.5328" N, 31° 30' 31.6404" E “UNMISS peacekeepers must live up to their mandate to protect civilians, which they have not been able to do effectively in the past. Terrified civilians desperately need protection. ” Source:  Sarah Jackson, Amnesty International’s Deputy Regional Director Date:  Ma, 24/12/2013 URL:  South Sudan leaders must prevent 'disturbing' spread of violence Description:  News story, 20 December 2013 URL:  South Sudan: Arms supplies fuelling violations in forgotten conflict Description:  News story/report, 28 June 2012

Syria: Harrowing torture, summary killings in secret ISIS detention centres - 19 décembre 2013

Headline Title:  Syria: Harrowing torture, summary killings in secret ISIS detention centres Torture, flogging, and summary killings are rife in secret prisons run by the Islamic State in Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS), an armed group that controls large areas of northern Syria, said Amnesty Inte Torture, flogging, and summary killings are rife in secret prisons run by ISIS, an armed group that controls large areas of northern Syria. Media Node:  Syria - ISIS detention Syria - ISIS detention - flag Story Location:  Syria 35° 58' 26.454" N, 38° 52' 30.4392" E “Those abducted and detained by ISIS include children as young as eight who are held together with adults in the same cruel and inhuman conditions” Source:  Philip Luther, Amnesty International’s Director for the Middle East and North Africa Date:  Je, 19/12/2013

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 neighbouring countries, Amnesty International warned as the UN Security Council authorized deployment of an African Union (AU) force.  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

Central African Republic: UN must not let peacekeepers fail - 5 décembre 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 En un coup d'œil:  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:  Je, 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

العفو الدولية تحث قادة العالم على تفعيل معاهدة تجارة الأسلحة عقب تخطى عدد الدول التي وقعت عليها حاجز المائة دولة - 26 septembre 2013

Headline Title:  العفو الدولية تحث قادة العالم على تفعيل معاهدة تجارة الأسلحة ناشد الأمين العام لمنظمة العفو الدولية، سليل شيتي، حكومات الدول كي تترجم تعهداتها إلى واقع عملي، وأن تتحرك لوقف تدفق الأسلحة التقليدية التي تؤجج ارتكاب الفظائع والانتهاكا ناشد منظمة العفو الدولية حكومات الدول كي تترجم تعهداتها إلى واقع عملي، وأن تتحرك لوقف تدفق الأسلحة التقليدية التي تؤجج ارتكاب الفظائع والانتهاكات Media Node:  John Kerry signs ATT AR En un coup d'œil:  قامت أكثر من 100 دول بالتوقيع على المعاهدة حتى الآنفي غضون أقل من أربعة أشهر، قامت 108 دول بالتوقيع على المعاهدةدول عديدة - ومن بينها دول مصدّرة للأسلحة في الاتّحاد الأوروبي - قامت باتخاذ خطوات نحو مصادقة المعاهدةسوف تدخل المعاهدة حيز التنفيذ بعد قيام 50 دولة بالمصادقة عليهايفقد ما معدله نصف مليون شخص أرواحهم كل عام، ويتشرد ملايين آخرون ويتعرضون للانتهاكات جراء النزاعات وأعمال العنف المسلحةالولايات المتحدة تُعد أكبر تاجر للسلاح في العالم وتجارتها مذه تعادل 30 بالمئة من تجارة الأسلحة العالمية حسب قيمتها  “منظمة العفو الدولية عازمة على الاستمرار في تحدي أكبر عدد ممكن من الحكومات كي تفي بتعهداتها المتعلقة بتنفيذ مواد معاهدة تجارة الأسلحة بسرعة وصلابة، بوصفها معاهدة كفيلة بإنقاذ أكبر عدد ممكن من الأرواح” Source:  سليل شيتي الأمين العام المنظمة العفو الدولية Date:  Me, 25/09/2013 URL:  USA set to sign Arms Trade Treaty Description:  News, 24 September 2013 URL:  The long journey towards an Arms Trade Treaty Description:  Feature, 5 June 2013 URL:  Nigeria becomes first African nation to ratify Arms Trade Treaty Description:  News story, 14 August 2013 URL:  Political leaders challenged to deliver on Arms Trade Treaty promises Description:  News story, 3 June 2013

Los dirigentes mundiales deben cumplir con el Tratado sobre el Comercio de Armas ahora que más de 100 Estados ya lo han firmado - 26 septembre 2013

Headline Title:  Los dirigentes mundiales deben cumplir con el TCA El secretario general de Amnistía Internacional, Salil Shetty, ha pedido a los gobiernos que cumplan su promesa de poner fin a la circulación de armas convencionales y municiones que fomentan las a Amnistía Internacional ha pedido a los gobiernos que cumplan su promesa de poner fin a la circulación de armas convencionales y municiones que fomentan las atrocidades y los abusos, una vez superado el hito de 100 Estados que han firmado el histórico Tratado sobre el Comercio de Armas. Media Node:  John Kerry signs ATT_es En un coup d'œil:  Hasta ahora, 108 países han firmado el TCA.Muchos, entre los que hay importantes productores de armas de la Unión Europea, están en proceso de ratificarlo.Cuando lo hayan ratificado 50 Estados, en breve entrará en vigor.Al menos 500.000 personas mueren cada año por término medio y varios millones más sufren desplazamientos y abusos a causa del conflicto y la violencia armada.Estados Unidos es con diferencia el mayor comerciante de armas del mundo, y es responsable de aproximadamente el 30 por ciento de las transferencias de armas convencionales en términos de valor. “Seguiremos desafiando al mayor número posible de Estados para que se atengan al compromiso de aplicar sin demora y con rigor este Tratado sobre el Comercio de Armas capaz de salvar vidas.” Source:  Salil Shetty, secretario general de Amnistía Internacional Date:  Me, 25/09/2013 URL:  Estados Unidos firmará el Tratado sobre el Comercio de Armas Description:  Comunicado de prensa, 24 de septiembre de 2013 URL:  The long journey towards an Arms Trade Treaty Description:  Artículo, 5 de junio de 2013 URL:  Nigeria, primer país africano que ratifica el Tratado sobre el Comercio de Armas Description:  Noticia, 14 de agosto de 2013 URL:  Los líderes políticos deben cumplir su promesa de aplicar el Tratado sobre el Comercio de Armas Description:  Comunicado de prensa, 3 de junio de 2013

World leaders urged to make Arms Trade Treaty work after more than 100 sign on - 26 septembre 2013

Amnesty International’s Secretary General Salil Shetty called on governments to act on their promises to end the flow of conventional arms that fuel atrocities and abuse, after the number of countr Amnesty International urged governments to act on their promises to end the flow of conventional arms that fuel atrocities and abuse,  after the number of countries that signed the historic Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) passed the 100 mark. Media Node:  John Kerry signs ATT En un coup d'œil:  108 countries have signed the ATT to dateMany – including key arms-producing countries in the European Union – are in the process of ratifying the ATT.Shortly after 50 countries have ratified the treaty it will enter into forceAt least 500,000 people die every year on average and millions more are displaced and abused as result of armed violence and conflictThe USA is by far the world’s largest arms trader, accounting for around 30 per cent of conventional arms transfers in terms of value “We will continue to challenge as many governments as possible to deliver on their promises to implement the lifesaving Arms Trade Treaty.” Source:  Salil Shetty, Amnesty International's Secretary General Date:  Me, 25/09/2013 URL:  USA set to sign Arms Trade Treaty Description:  News, 24 September 2013 URL:  The long journey towards an Arms Trade Treaty Description:  Feature, 5 June 2013 URL:  Nigeria becomes first African nation to ratify Arms Trade Treaty Description:  News story, 14 August 2013 URL:  Political leaders challenged to deliver on Arms Trade Treaty promises Description:  News story, 3 June 2013

USA set to sign Arms Trade Treaty - 24 septembre 2013

Headline Title:  USA set to sign Arms Trade Treaty Following reports that US Secretary of State John Kerry will sign the Arms Trade Treaty US Secretary of State John Kerry is due to sign the Arms Trade Treaty at the UN General Assembly this week. Media Node:  USA ATT En un coup d'œil:  At least 500,000 people die every year on average and millions more are displaced and abused as result of armed violence and conflictThe USA is by far the world’s largest arms trader, accounting for around 30 per cent of conventional arms transfers in terms of valueThe USA supplies arms to more than 170 countries and has a mixed record of suspending arms supplies on human rights grounds86 countries have signed the ATT to dateMany – including key arms-producing countries in the European Union – are in the process of ratifying the ATT.Shortly after 50 countries have ratified the treaty it will enter into force Story Location:  United States 38° 53' 51.5724" N, 77° 2' 11.3316" W See map: Google Maps “This is a milestone towards ending the flow of conventional arms that fuel atrocities and abuse. The USA is the world's largest arms dealer, but has so far had a mixed record of suspending arms supplies on human rights grounds.” Source:  Salil Shetty, Secretary General of Amnesty International Date:  Ma, 24/09/2013 URL:  Nigeria becomes first African nation to ratify Arms Trade Treaty Description:  News story, 14 August 2013 URL:  The long journey towards an Arms Trade Treaty Description:  Feature, 5 June 2013 URL:  Political leaders challenged to deliver on Arms Trade Treaty promises Description:  News story, 3 June 2013 URL:  USA shows strong support for new global Arms Trade Treaty Description:  News story, 16 May 2013 URL:  UN puts human rights at heart of historic Arms Trade Treaty Description:  News story, 2 April 2013