Examining Enterprise Capacity: A Participatory Social Assessment in Darfur and Southern Sudan
This study provides insight into pre-and post-conflict livelihood strategies of internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Southern Sudan and Darfur and recommendations for the development of sustainable enterprise in these communities, through a grassroots, private sector development and gendered approach.
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.
India: five years on: the bitter and uphill struggle for justice in Gujarat
Five years since the 2002 communal violence in the Western Indian state of Gujarat in which more than 2, 000 people were killed, Amnesty International remains concerned about the ongoing impact of that violence on the Muslim minority in Gujarat. This includes the situation of internally displaced persons in the region. http://repository.forcedmigration.org/show_metadata.jsp?pid=fmo:9.html
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
Amnesty International’s concerns at the 56th session of the Executive Committee of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
In this document Amnesty International sets out four thematic areas that are of pressing concern to the organization, illustrated by specific situations in countries that the organisation has either visited or engaged in research and advocacy in the period since the last meeting of EXCOM. These thematic areas are: protection from refoulement, access to procedures, … Continue reading Amnesty International’s concerns at the 56th session of the Executive Committee of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
Liberia: no impunity for rape: a crime against humanity and a war crime
This document outlines the extent and consequences of sexual violence in Liberia
Sudan: Darfur: what hope for the future? civilians in need of protection
This report considers five examples of attacks against civilians, in camps, villages or towns, during or since the signing of the Abuja protocols on 9 November 2004.
Burundi: Amnesty International’s recommendations on the deployment of UN peacekeeping forces
This document includes recommendations for the protection of refugees and returnees
Sudan: 1.2 million internally displaced people at risk in Darfur
An estimated 1.2 million people who have been internally displaced in Darfur by the conflict are facing the real threat of famine as well as continuing violence at the hands of the government backed militia, the Janjawid, who often operate alongside government forces.
Sudan: at the mercy of killers: destruction of villages in Darfur
The satellite imagery used in this report highlights the pattern of destruction of villages in Darfur by the Janjawid and the government-armed forces, which has led to a human rights and humanitarian disaster in the region. Amnesty International has interviewed hundreds of victims who fled from the area, whose testimonies of their own experiences of … Continue reading Sudan: at the mercy of killers: destruction of villages in Darfur