Category Archives: Access to justice

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Philippines: ICC must examine ‘war on drugs’ crimes

The International Criminal Court must urgently open a preliminary examination into crimes against humanity committed in the Philippines during Duterte’s murderous “war on drugs”, says Amnesty International.

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Rohingya trapped in open-air prison of apartheid

By Laura Haigh, Amnesty International’s Myanmar Researcher. The Rohingya people in Myanmar are trapped in a vicious system of state-sponsored, institutionalised discrimination that amounts to apartheid, said Amnesty International today as it publishes “Caged without a roof”, a major new analysis into the root causes of the current crisis in Rakhine State.

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Burundi. Le retrait de la CPI ne fera pas dérailler le cours de la justice

L’équipe Justice Internationale d’Amnesty International examine le retrait du Burundi de la CPI et ses conséquences pour les victimes des crimes internationaux commis dans le pays. L’équipe d’Amnesty International au Burundi a aussi contribué à l’analyse.

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Guinea: 8 years later, justice for massacre needed

Joint statement by Human Rights Watch, Amnesty International, and the Association of Victims, Parents and Friends of the September 28 Massacre on the day of the eighth anniversary of the massacre perpetrated Guinea on September 28, 2009, at a Conakry stadium.

A survivor of wartime rape sitting in her house in Bosnia.

Bosnia and Herzegovina: last chance for justice for wartime sexual violence survivors

Two decades after the end of the war, many of the estimated 20,000 women who had been subjected to sexual violence are still battling with the devastating consequences of these crimes. This report paints a bleak picture of the conditions in which many survivors live today and shows how a combination of factors has resulted in the failure of the authorities to provide the victims with meaningful justice and reparation for the crimes they suffered.

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UN: expert group to investigate violations in Yemen

A resolution was passed by the UN Human Rights Council on 29 September, mandating a group of international experts to investigate abuses by all parties to the conflict in Yemen; this is a momentous breakthrough that will pave the way for justice for countless victims of human rights abuses and grave violations of international law, including war crimes, said Amnesty International.