Syria: appeal case: deported to where?! Incommunicado detention and torture of forcibly returned Syrians
This appeal case raises Amnesty International’s continuing concerns about a number of Syrian nationals being detained without charge or trial after being deported to Syria. Of the five men described here, detained for between four and 22 months, three have been denied access to visits from their families or a lawyer, and at least three … Continue reading Syria: appeal case: deported to where?! Incommunicado detention and torture of forcibly returned Syrians
Rwanda: the enduring legacy of the genocide and war
In this summary of concerns, Amnesty International examines the extent to which the current government has over the past decade addressed points of tension that led to the heinous crime of genocide. The summary of concerns focuses on the issues of criminal justice, the rights to freedom of expression and association, violence against women, refugee … Continue reading Rwanda: the enduring legacy of the genocide and war
Burundi: Amnesty International’s recommendations on the deployment of UN peacekeeping forces
This document includes recommendations for the protection of refugees and returnees
Russian Federation: normalization in whose eyes?
This report is based on the findings of an Amnesty International delegation which travelled to Ingushetia in March/April 2004 as well as ongoing research conducted from Amnesty International’s International Secretariat in London.
Republic of Congo: a past that haunts the future
In this report, Amnesty International expresses grave concern at the disappearances and other human rights violations to which hundreds of refugees returning to Brazzaville were subjected during and after May 1999. The organization is concerned that the Congolese authorities have failed to take adequate measures to establish responsibility for the violations and bring those responsible … Continue reading Republic of Congo: a past that haunts the future
Afghanistan: out of sight, out of mind: the fate of the Afghan returnees
This report focuses on the situation of returnees in Afghanistan, and their situation before returning.
Concerns in Europe and Central Asia: July to December 2002
Includes numerous concerns regarding refugees, returnees and asylum seekers
Liberia: recommendations to the International Reconstruction Conference, New York, 5 and 6 February 2004
Includes a section on refugees, internally displaced persons, and the return process.
Afghanistan: continuing need for protection and standards for return of Afghan refugees
Amnesty International has serious concerns about the situation in Afghanistan. Insecurity, including ongoing areas of conflict, crime and banditry, factional fighting between warlords, human rights abuses of women, the presence of landmines and unexploded ordinance, and the continued bombing campaign by US led coalition forces, all present clear dangers to returning refugees.
Burundi: international assistance is needed to protect and promote human rights: an Amnesty International appeal to participants of the International Donor Conference on Burundi, Paris, 11-12 December 2000
Includes an appeal for support for refugee and IDP protection and reintegration.