Liberia: the goal is peace, to sleep without hearing gunshots, to send our children to school; that is what we want.
An Amnesty International delegation visited Liberia from 5 to 19 November 2003. It found that men, women and children in areas where UN peace-keeping troops have yet to deploy continue to be killed, raped, beaten, used as forced labour and driven from their homes, their possessions looted by one group of fighters after another.
Russian Federation: Amnesty International statement on the situation of Chechen asylum-seekers
In this paper Amnesty International states its position on the issue of internal flight/relocation alternatives, with reference to the UNHCR Paper on Asylum-Seekers from the Russian Federation in the Context of the Situation in Chechnya, from February 2003.
Iraq: on whose behalf?: human rights and the economic reconstruction process in Iraq
This document consists of recommendations related to the human rights issues emerging from the economic reconstruction process. It includes concerns regarding forced displacement.
Democratic Republic of Congo: Ituri: a need for protection, a thirst for justice
This report is the result of a series of investigative missions carried out by Amnesty International in July 2003 in the Ituri region, particularly in Bunia, in regions of North Kivu (Beni, Oicha, Erengeti, Boikene, Mangangu and Nyaleke), which have been affected in different ways by the Ituri crisis, and finally in the border areas … Continue reading Democratic Republic of Congo: Ituri: a need for protection, a thirst for justice →
Chad: ‘are we citizens of this country?’: civilians in Chad unprotected from Janjawid attacks
This report documents evidence of the deliberate and targeted killing of communities, the rape and other crimes of violence against women, and the destruction of homes and civilian property in eastern Chad. Amnesty International’s research focused on the Dar Silah region but Amnesty International is concerned that such human rights abuses and violations of international … Continue reading Chad: ‘are we citizens of this country?’: civilians in Chad unprotected from Janjawid attacks →
UN Human Rights Council: Fourth Special Session: beyond any doubt: Sudan uses and supports the Janjawid in Darfur
This document outlines AI’s alarm and recommendations regarding the situation in Darfur and the Sudanese government’s involvement.