Nigeria: ten years on: injustice and violence haunt the oil Delta
This report is part of Amnesty International’s worldwide campaign to demonstrate – by showing how companies avoid their responsibilities – the need to establish universally recognised standards applicable to companies.
UK: detention of people who have sought asylum: executive summary
The document summarized, which is also available in this digital library, looks at different situations in which asylum seekers in the UK are detained, and includes statistical data and case studies.
Australia: the impact of indefinite detention: the case to change Australia’s mandatory detention regime
In this report Amnesty International focuses on Australia’s mandatory detention policy, and in particular on how it has allowed for prolonged and indefinite detention. The policy is considered to be inconsistent with Australia’s international human rights obligations. In particular it violates the right to liberty and security of persons due to its lack of a … Continue reading Australia: the impact of indefinite detention: the case to change Australia’s mandatory detention regime
Russian Federation: violations continue, no justice in sight: a briefing paper on human rights violations in the context of the armed conflict in the Chechen Republic
This report is based on ongoing research conducted from Amnesty International’s International Secretariat in London, including contact with relatives of victims of human rights abuses, lawyers and representatives of local and international organizations working in the region, including the Memorial Human Rights Centre, the Russian-Chechen Friendship Society, the Danish Refugee Council, and the Stichting Russia … Continue reading Russian Federation: violations continue, no justice in sight: a briefing paper on human rights violations in the context of the armed conflict in the Chechen Republic
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?
Europe and Central Asia: summary of Amnesty International’s concerns in the region: July – December 2004
Includes a number of concerns regarding refugees, asylum seekers and returnees.
Sudan: who will answer for the crimes?
This document considers cases of serious crimes under international human rights and humanitarian law committed in Darfur and elsewhere in Sudan, for which there has so far been no accountability. Amnesty International hopes that by reminding the world about the massive crimes that have repeatedly taken place in Sudan for more than two decades, it … Continue reading Sudan: who will answer for the crimes?
Nepal: a long ignored human rights crisis now on the brink of catastrophe
This report summarizes the findings of an Amnesty International visit to Nepal from 10 to 16 February 2005. The delegation, led by Secretary General Irene Khan, assessed the impact of the state of emergency on a rapidly deteriorating human rights situation, as the people’s war declared by the CPN (Maoist) on 13 February 1996 entered … Continue reading Nepal: a long ignored human rights crisis now on the brink of catastrophe
Somalia: urgent need for effective human rights protection under the new transitional government
This report highlights the urgent human rights issues now facing those who will govern Somalia. The report describes the traumatic background of state collapse and persistent patterns of massive human rights abuses and the conclusion of the latest peace talks held in Kenya. Issues of impunity are discussed in respect of war crimes, crimes against … Continue reading Somalia: urgent need for effective human rights protection under the new transitional government