17/01/2013Following today’s meeting of the European Union’s Foreign Affairs Council, Amnesty International has expressed concern that the EU has yet to ensure that troops from the African military intervention force will not violate human rights.
25/09/2012Trafigura, the multinational company behind the 2006 dumping of toxic waste in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, resulting in over 100,000 people seeking medical assistance, must be criminally investigated, Amnesty International and Greenpeace International conclude in a major new report released today.
23/05/2012Amnesty International Annual Report 2012: The State of the World’s Human Rights
21/03/2012Today, the International Detention Coalition launched a global campaign to end the immigration detention of children by presenting a new report “Captured Childhood” at the Human Rights Council in Geneva.
08/03/2012“The European Court of Human Rights must not be given a secondary role in the protection of human rights in Europe” says Nicolas Beger, Director of Amnesty International’s European Institutions Office.
08/03/2012On International Women's Day, Amnesty International has challenged the European Union to show tangible progress in freeing Europe from violence against women. T
23/05/2013 This is part of a special ‘People on the Move’ series, highlighting the human rights violations faced by migrants, refugees and asylum-seekers in every part of the world. These profiles are being published around the launch ...
15/05/2013 Twenty years after its independence, Eritrea’s prisons are filled with thousands of political prisoners, locked up without ever being charged with a crime. There is an extensive network of detention centres – some are well ...