Category Archives: International Justice

No justice for Afghan civilians killed by US or NATO forces

By Richard Bennett, Asia Pacific Director at Amnesty International In the early hours of 16 September, 2012, a group of women from different villages in Afghanistan’s eastern Laghman province set out to collect firewood. As they stopped to drink water … Continue reading

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Counting bodies in the Central African Republic

  By Donatella Rovera, Senior Crisis Response Adviser at Amnesty International The body of a 10-year-old boy, shot dead, whose hand had been cut off with a machete. The remains of the sons of a 76-year-old man who narrowly escaped … Continue reading

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Armed with pens, keyboards and a passion for human rights

A New Year’s message to activists from Salil Shetty, Amnesty International’s Secretary General. As a new year begins, I’d like to celebrate some of the things we achieved together in 2013. We are still counting the tweets, good old-fashioned letters, … Continue reading

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Why Kenya’s president must face ICC

By Netsanet Belay, Africa director at Amnesty International. Like so many thousands of Kenyans, Pamela, David and Kanu are all still struggling to piece their lives together nearly six years after the violence that rocked parts of Kenya following the … Continue reading

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Remembering Christopher Keith Hall

Amnesty International staff have been touched by the outpouring of condolences and the shared memories of Christopher Keith Hall, Amnesty International’s senior legal advisor with the organization for more than 23 years. Please post your memories here:

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