Boko Haram: satellite images reveal devastation of massacre in Nigeria

Before-and-after photographs show more than 3,100 structures destroyed by fire in villages where hundreds, perhaps thousands, were killed

Same Jones and Monica Mark The Guardian [UK] 15 January 2015

New satellite photographs have laid bare the catastrophic scale of the latest Boko Haram atrocities, which are thought to have left hundreds of people dead and […]

The sisters who tried to strangle each other in bid to avoid being sold off as ISIS sex slaves: Amnesty report reveals desperate plight of female prisoners


Thousands of Yazidi women captured as ISIS took Sinjar city in August Girls as young as 12 forced into marriage, raped, and beaten for resisting Others sold to fighters who took them home to live with their wives Many girls commit suicide, according to witnesses who have escaped


Chris Pleasance and Jennifer Newton […]

30 North Korean officials involved in South talks die ‘in traffic accidents’

Thirty officials of the North Korean regime who were involved in talks with South Korea have been executed or died in “staged traffic accidents,” according to a human rights report.

Julian Ryall The Telegraph [UK] 25 May 2012

In its annual study, Amnesty International claimed that in addition to the 30 who died in purges […]

Civil rights groups slam Obama bill that lets military indefinitely detain terror suspects without trial… including U.S. citizens

Controversial $662bn bill signed by Obama on Saturday Condemned as ‘dangerous’ and ‘blight on his legacy’ Obama raised ‘serious reservations’ about detention

Mark Duell Daily Mail [UK] 1st January 2012

Civil rights groups today voiced major concern over a defence bill allowing the military to indefinitely detain U.S. citizens suspected of terrorism.

The $662billion […]

Zambia to Amnesty International: ‘Tell them to hang…’

Zambia Tells Amnesty International to Go Screw

BigFurHat iOwnTheWorld 12/5/2011

…“On what basis does Amnesty International want us to arrest Mr Bush? Tell them to hang, and also please ask them to create their own country and wait for Mr Bush to visit their country so that they can arrest him to suit their wish […]

Amnesty International seeks George W. Bush’s arrest

Tim Mak Politico 10/12/2011

The human rights group Amnesty International called on Canadian authorities Wednesday to arrest former President George W. Bush when he attends an economic summit in the province of British Columbia next week.

The group accused Bush of “responsibility for crimes under international law including torture.”

Amnesty International asked that Canada either […]