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Latest Reports

December 3, 2012
A new report exposes atrocities committed by Ansar al-Shari’a (Partisans of al-Shari’a), an armed group affiliated with al-Qa’ida in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), which established control of the small city of Ja’ar in the southern governorate of Aby...
June 15, 2012

Amnesty International calls on all states to refrain from the unlawful use of lethal force, including against individuals suspected of terrorism, and to cooperate, bilaterally and through intergovernmental organizations, to ensure that those respo...

February 6, 2012

This report describes the recent dismissal in federal court of a lawsuit brought by Jose Padilla, a US citizen who was held as an "enemy combatant" before being brought to trial in 2007.

October 12, 2011
Militia fighting against Colonel Mu'ammar al-Gaddafi have detained about 2,500 people in the capital Tripoli and surrounding areas since taking control of these areas in late August 2011. Most have been held without legal orders and many have been be...