Togo: will history repeat itself?
This report is based on information gathered by an Amnesty International research mission that visited refugee camps in Benin, in May and June 2005. Amnesty International representatives were able to gather testimony from Togolese victims, newly arrived in Benin, who had been wounded or who had lost close relatives in different regions of the country. … Continue reading Togo: will history repeat itself? →
Indonesia: new military operations, old patterns of human rights abuses in Aceh (Nanggroe Aceh Darussalam, NAD)
This report is divided into two parts. Part one provides details of the current human rights situation in NAD. Part two focuses on the situation for Acehnese refugees in Malaysia. Recommendations are provided to both the Indonesian and Malaysian governments, as well as to the United Nations (UN) and second governments which, if implemented, would … Continue reading Indonesia: new military operations, old patterns of human rights abuses in Aceh (Nanggroe Aceh Darussalam, NAD) →
Sudan: civilians still under threat in Darfur: an agenda for human rights protection
This document is based on interviews with hundreds of displaced people who had recently left Darfur.
Algeria: asylum-seekers fleeing a continuing human rights crisis
This is a short briefing document which was originally provided by Amnesty International to European decision-makers on asylum claims ahead of an EU meeting on 16-17 December 2002 to discuss the human rights situation in Algeria. Following a later mission to Algeria, the organization made the document public in the hope that it would be … Continue reading Algeria: asylum-seekers fleeing a continuing human rights crisis →
Myanmar: lack of security in counter-insurgency areas
This document is a summary of human rights violations in some parts of eastern Myanmar during the last 18 months which migrants reported to Amnesty International. One section of the report also examines several cases of abuses of civilians by armed opposition groups fighting against the Myanmar military. Finally, this document describes various aspects of … Continue reading Myanmar: lack of security in counter-insurgency areas →
Refugees: rights wherever you are
This is a brief informational pamphlet on refugees and their rights.
Freedom from racial discrimination
These appeals include one relating to Karen refugees’ causes of flight, and one relating to abuse of asylum-seekers by Austrian police.
Myanmar: ethnic minorities: targets of repression
In this document, Amnesty International outlines its findings and concerns with regard to ethnic minorities living in parts of the Mon, Shan and Kayin States, and in the Tanintharyi Division. This information is based on interviews with refugees in Thailand during February 2001. The interviewees, almost all of whom are subsistence farmers, fled from their … Continue reading Myanmar: ethnic minorities: targets of repression →
Democratic Republic of Congo: Rwandese-controlled east: devastating human toll
As part of Amnesty International’s response to the deterioration of the human rights situation in the Kivus, its delegates visited the region in late 2000 to gather information from survivors, witnesses and other individuals or organizations with an interest in human rights. The information collected by Amnesty International’s delegates confirmed that systematic and widespread human … Continue reading Democratic Republic of Congo: Rwandese-controlled east: devastating human toll →
Federal Republic of Yugoslavia: a human rights crisis in Kosovo province: the protection of Kosovo’s displaced and refugees
Since March this year (1998) the world has looked on as gross human rights abuses perpetrated in Kosovo province of Serbia have forcibly displaced ever multiplying numbers of people, predominantly ethnic Albanians, who form the majority in Kosovo. Civilians have been the principal victims of the violence and have frequently been deliberately targeted.