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Latest Reports

January 18, 2016

Major electronics brands, including Apple, Samsung and Sony, are failing to do basic checks to ensure that cobalt mined by child laborers has not been used in their products, said Amnesty International and Afrewatch in a report published today....

July 1, 2015

Police violence, persecution, arbitrary detentions and rape amid a security operation to deport tens of thousands of DR Congo nationals from Congo-Brazzaville last year were part of widespread attacks that could amount to crimes against humanity,...

February 25, 2015

This has been a devastating year for those seeking to stand up for human rights and for those caught up in the suffering of war zones. Governments pay lip service to the importance of protecting civilians. And yet the world's politicians have mise...

June 18, 2013

The Democratic Republic of the Congo has some of the world's most important mineral reserves. For more than a decade the extraction of these resources has been linked to conflict, human rights abuses and corruption.