The latest resignation of a judge from the UN-backed tribunal investigating crimes dating from the Khmer Rouge era in Cambodia is a significant setback in the victims’ search for justice, Amnesty International said.
Mexico’s federal senate must move swiftly to pass a proposed law to protect human rights defenders and journalists amid shocking levels of intimidation and killings, Amnesty International said on Friday.
The decision to charge a retired colonel for five enforced disappearances committed under Brazil’s military dictatorship is the first serious challenge to decades of impunity, said Amnesty International.
The U.S. Navy's Military Sealift Command this afternoon insisted that a cargo of weapons with explosives on the ship MV Schippersgracht's en route to Port Said would not be off-loaded in any Egyptian port.
A ship with a cargo of weapons with explosives en route from the USA to Egypt must not be allowed to offload because of a substantial risk the weapons will be used by Egyptian security forces to commit human rights violations, Amnesty International said on Thursday.
The conviction of a former soldier for his role in a bloody massacre in Guatemala in 1982 marks a further step towards justice for the many victims and their family members, Amnesty International said.