The civilian population of the Central African Republic is in urgent need of protection, Amnesty International said today from the capital Bangui, four days into the worst spate of violence in the conflict to date.
On the surface, everything is quiet in Bangui, the tiny capital city of the Central African Republic. Strangely quiet. But behind this silence, stories of devastation are emerging. The city is calm but people are afraid writes Susanna Flood, Director of Media, Amnesty International, from Bangui.
Amnesty International paid tribute today to one of the world’s most visionary leaders in the fight to protect and promote human rights, Nelson Mandela.
Responding to the sad news of Nelson Mandela’s death, Amnesty International paid tribute today to one of the world’s most visionary leaders in the fight to protect and promote human rights.
Our team on the ground report on escalating bloodshed and reported revenge killings in Central African Republic.
The international community must give peacekeepers in the Central African Republic all the means necessary to protect civilians, Amnesty International warned.
The findings of a UN review into how Egypt has delivered on economic, social and cultural rights should be a wake-up call for the authorities, Amnesty International said today.
Amnesty International has welcomed today’s publication of the final report of the Smithwick Tribunal.
The UN Security Council has no time to waste to authorise a robust peacekeeping force for deployment to the Central African Republic to protect civilians from the violence and chaos engulfing the country, Amnesty International said today.
The conviction and imprisonment of 21 female protesters, including seven girls, after they participated in a peaceful pro-Morsi demonstration was too harsh, Amnesty International said.