Rohingya Muslims refugees Myanmar Bangladesh apartheid

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.

Burundi withdraw ICC victims

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.

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL’S INITIAL RECOMMENDATIONS TO THE 16TH SESSION OF THE ASSEMBLY OF STATES PARTIES

Amnesty: 5 Key Recommendations for ASP 16

Amnesty International’s ‘Initial Recommendations to the 16th Session of the Assembly of States Parties’. The paper makes recommendations on a number of important issues under consideration at the 16th Assembly session, which takes place in New York from 4 to 14 December 2017.

Laurent Gbagbo in ICC Courtroom

Laurent Gbagbo, interim release, and the ‘interests of justice’

Chiara Loiero, Legal Assistant at Amnesty International’s Centre for International Justice, considers the ICC Appeals Chamber’s recent decision to reject Laurent Gbagbo’s notice of appeal against Trial Chamber I’s latest refusal to grant him interim release during his trial.

Guinea massacre victims need justice

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.