Tag Archives: international humanitarian law

More than 20,000 sign our #TellTheTruth petition

The good news is, more than 20,000 of you across the world signed our petition, calling on Sri Lanka’s authorities to #TellTheTruth about past and present abuses, and stop them from happening again. Thanks to those of you who signed, … Continue reading

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From the battlefield to the courtroom: Bosco Ntaganda in The Hague

By Sophie Rosenberg of the Democratic Republic of Congo research team at Amnesty International It’s been a very swift turn of events. Bosco Ntaganda – until a few days ago – wanted for war crimes and crimes against humanity was … Continue reading

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Prevention is better than cure

By Alberto Estévez, Advocacy Coordinator on the Arms Trade Treaty, International Secretariat of Amnesty International It’s crunch time for human rights. On Friday evening New York time the second draft of the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) was made public in … Continue reading

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Sri Lanka: Depicting things that should never have to be shown

Livewire posts do not necessarily represent the views or policy of Amnesty International By Olof Blomqvist “No Fire Zone” is the third and final film in a series collectively known as Sri Lanka’s Killing Fields which has highlighted alleged war … Continue reading

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‘Stop the planes’

By Alex Neve, Secretary General, Amnesty International Canada “Just stop the planes.” That was the plea made by the feisty, determined Khadija when I interviewed her in front of the remains of her home in a small village in Sudan’s … Continue reading

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