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Following reports of the massacre of civilians by Boko Haram in Nigeria's Borno state, Amnesty has called on the Nigerian government to investigate the violence.
Around 2,000 civilians have been slaughtered by the armed group Boko Haram in north east Nigeria, with thousands more being forced to flee.
Amnesty International has urged the Ukrainian government to stop abuses and war crimes by volunteer battalions operating alongside regular Ukrainian forces.
Amnesty International has accused Russia of fuelling separatist crimes as it revealed satellite images indicating a build-up of Russian armour and artillery in eastern Ukraine.
Atrocities by Syrian government forces and non-State armed groups continue to take place, causing suffering to civilians and affecting international peace and stability, says a UN-appointed panel.
The execution-style killing of a US reporterby the Islamic State armed group constitutes a war crime, Amnesty International said today.
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has urged Iraqi security forces not to intervene in the country’s political process amid heightened tensions and the threat from the Islamic State.
A United Nations-backed court has found the two most senior surviving leaders of Cambodia’s brutal Khmer Rouge regime guilty of crimes against humanity and sentenced them to life in prison.
An attack on an elementary school in Gaza, where more than 3,000 displaced civilians had sought refuge, is a possible war crime and should be independently investigated, says Amnesty International.
Israel’s ground assault on the Gaza Strip accentuates the need for urgent international action to protect civilians in Gaza and Israel from further war crimes by both sides, says Amnesty International.