Équipement militaire, de sécurité et de police

UN Security Council urged to tighten arms embargo on Somalia - 4 mars 2014

Headline Title:  UN Security Council urged to tighten arms embargo on Somalia The UN Security Council’s relaxing of the international arms embargo on Somalia last year appears to have contributed to a rise in insecurity and human rights abuses that has resulted in hundreds o The UN Security Council’s relaxing of the international arms embargo on Somalia last year appears to have contributed to a rise in insecurity and hundreds of civilian deaths each month, Amnesty International said as it called for a robust embargo to be restored.   Media Node:  Somalia arms Story Location:  Somalia 2° 9' 54.5904" N, 44° 43' 31.2312" E “The facts speak for themselves – security for Somalia’s people remains extremely volatile, and the ongoing flow of arms into the country is fanning the flames of armed violence and grave human rights abuses against civilians ” Source:  Michelle Kagari, Africa Deputy Director at Amnesty International Date:  Lu, 03/03/2014 URL:  Somalia: UN arms embargo must stay in place Description:  Press release, 4 March 2013 URL:  Controls on military assistance to Somalia must be tightened Description:  News story, 21 January 2010 URL:  Somalia: International military and policing assistance should be reviewed Description:  Report, 21 January 2010

Ukraine must prosecute the perpetrators of demonstration deaths - 26 février 2014

Headline Title:  Ukraine must prosecute the perpetrators of demonstration deaths All those responsible for the deaths of more than 100 people killed during the anti-government protests in Ukraine must be brought to justice, said Amnesty International today.  All those responsible for the deaths of more than 100 people killed during the anti-government protests in Ukraine must be brought to justice, said Amnesty International today.  Media Node:  Berkut Twitter Tag:  EuroMaydan Story Location:  Ukraine 48° 16' 51.6" N, 31° 27' 53.4384" E “Moves to disband the riot police must not be used to allow the perpetrators of crimes off the hook. The Ukrainian authorities must not shirk their responsibility. ” Source:  Heather McGill, Amnesty International’s Ukraine researcher Date:  Me, 26/02/2014 URL:  ‘It felt like real war’ – An eyewitness account of the EuroMaydan clashes Description:  Blog, 21 February 2014 URL:  Ukraine: Deeply troubling accounts of shootings amid clashes Description:  News story, 20 February 2014 URL:  Recommendations to the Ukrainian authorities on the use of force in policing demonstrations Description:  Policy document, 20 February 2014 URL:  Ukraine: Sorry is not enough: Police impunity must end! Description:  Public statement, 11 February 2014 URL:  Amnesty International campaigns against police impunity in Ukraine Description:  Press release, 11 February 2014

Ukraine: Deeply troubling accounts of shootings amid clashes - 20 février 2014

Headline Title:  Ukraine: Deeply troubling accounts of shootings amid clashes   The shooting of protesters, which is contributing to the spiralling death toll in Kyiv, is deeply troubling and must prompt a swift response to bring all those responsible to justice, Amnesty International urged.   Media Node:  Kyiv shootings En un coup d'œil:  For live updates from Kyiv, follow Bogdan Ovcharuk of Amnesty International Ukraine on Twitter Twitter Tag:  EuroMaidan Story Location:  Ukraine 49° 32' 4.1208" N, 34° 37' 44.0616" E “This senseless loss of human life is deeply disturbing. The Ukrainian authorities must take all measures in their power to stop and prevent the unlawful use of force and firearms, both by police officers and any vigilante groups who are colluding with them. ” Source:  John Dalhuisen, Europe and Central Asia Programme Director at Amnesty International Date:  Je, 20/02/2014 URL:  Recommendations to the Ukrainian authorities on the use of force in policing demonstrations Description:  Policy document, 20 February 2014 URL:  Ukraine: Experts available for interview Description:  Press release, 19 February 2014 URL:  Ukraine: Sorry is not enough: Police impunity must end! Description:  Public statement, 11 February 2014 URL:  Amnesty International campaigns against police impunity in Ukraine Description:  Press release, 11 February 2014 URL:  Ukraine courts the EU abroad but curtails freedoms at home Description:  Blog, 29 November 2013

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

جمهورية إفريقيا الوسطى: ينبغي إيفاد بعثة أممية لحفظ السلام تفادياً لوقوع مذابح جماعية  
 - 2 décembre 2013

Headline Title:  جمهورية إفريقيا الوسطى: ينبغي إيفاد بعثة أممية لحفظ السلام تفادياً لوقوع مذابح جماعية  
 صرحت منظمة العفو الدولية اليوم أنه ينبغي على مجلس الأمن تجنب إهدار الوقت، والمسارعة بتفويض إرسال قوات كبيرة لحفظ السلام ونشرها في جمهورية إفريقيا الوسطى من أجل حماية المد صرحت منظمة العفو الدولية اليوم أنه ينبغي على مجلس الأمن تجنب إهدار الوقت، والمسارعة بتفويض إرسال قوات كبيرة لحفظ السلام ونشرها في جمهورية إفريقيا الوسطى من أجل حماية المدنيين من أعمال العنف والفوضى التي تجتاح البلاد  Media Node:  Central African Republic AR Story Location:  جمهورية أفريقيا الوسطى 4° 24' 4.2588" N, 18° 32' 31.83" E “من شأن تبعات هذا القرار الحاسم أن تؤثر على مصير البلاد ككل. وإذا لم يتحرك مجلس الأمن فوراً من أجل اجتثاث دوامة العنف المروعة في جمهورية إفريقيا الوسطى، فسوف يعود ذلك بتبعات كارثية تبقى معلقة في عنق المجتمع الدولي في قادم السنوات” Source:  سليل شيتي الأمين العام لمنظمة العفو الدولية Date:  Lu, 02/12/2013 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, 29 October 2013 URL:  Central African Republic: Human rights crisis spiralling out of control Description:  Report, 29 October 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

Central African Republic: UN peacekeeping mission needed to avoid mass slaughter - 2 décembre 2013

Headline Title:  Central African Republic: UN peacekeeping mission needed to avoid mass slaughter The UN Security Council has no time to waste to authorize a robust peacekeeping force for deployment to the Central African Republic to protect civilians from the violence and chaos engulfing the c The UN Security Council has no time to waste to authorize a robust peacekeeping force for deployment to the Central African Republic to protect civilians from the violence and chaos engulfing the country, Amnesty International said today.  Media Node:  Central African Republic Story Location:  جمهورية أفريقيا الوسطى 4° 24' 4.2588" N, 18° 32' 31.83" E “The consequences of this life-and-death decision will affect an entire country. If the Security Council does not act now to stem the horrific cycle of violence in the Central African Republic, that failure will hang heavily on the international community for years to come” Source:  Salil Shetty, Secretary General of Amnesty International Date:  Lu, 02/12/2013 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, 29 October 2013 URL:  Central African Republic: Human rights crisis spiralling out of control Description:  Report, 29 October 2013