Category Archives: Human Rights Compliance

Rohingya Muslims refugees Myanmar Bangladesh apartheid

Rohingya exodus amid ethnic cleansing in Myanmar

In recent weeks, more than 370,000 Rohingya refugees have fled into Bangladesh. Amnesty International has revealed new evidence pointing to a mass-scale scorched-earth campaign across northern Rakhine State, where Myanmar security forces and vigilante mobs are burning down entire Rohingya villages and shooting people at random as they try to flee.

ECHR Court

Amicus Curiae on Access to Court for Allegations of Torture

Submissions to the ECHR as Amici Curiae by Amnesty International and the International Commission of Jurists on the interpretation of the right of access to court under article 6(1) ECHR, and in particular relating to limitations on access to court to claim redress for torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment committed outside the jurisdiction of the State.

Libya: ICC arrest warrant raises hopes for justice

On 15 August, the International Criminal Court (ICC) issued a warrant for the arrest of Mahmoud el-Werfelli, who is accused of war crimes for actions committed while he was Field Commander of the Special Forces Brigade (Al-Saiqa) affiliated to the Libyan National Army (LNA).