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).

Srilankan women ask for justice

“Only Justice Can Heal Our Wounds”: Enforced Disappearance in Sri Lanka

In Sri Lanka, Enforced Disappearance has touched every community – spanning time, geography, ethnicity, religion, and class. There has been virtually no accountability for these grievous crimes. Read and download the latest Amnesty International’s report on this topic.

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Looking for Justice. Recommendations for the Hybrid Court for South Sudan

Amnesty International and FIDH present key recommendations on the structure and institutional framework of the HCSS, in order to ensure that the court effectively achieves accountability, meets international fair trial standards, has national legitimacy, and incorporates the best practices of other hybrid and ad hoc tribunals.