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Sudan: Former president Omar Al-Bashir must be tried by ICC for war crimes

Responding to news that former Sudan president Omar Al-Bashir is being detained in Kober prison in Khartoum, Joan Nyanyuki, Amnesty International’s Director for East Africa, the Horn and the Great Lakes, said:

Attorney General Announcement on Asylum-Seekers is Heartless and Cruel

Following the Attorney General’s announcement that those who pass the initial credible fear test for seeking asylum will not be eligible for bond and will be detained indefinitely, Charanya Krishnaswami, Americas advocacy director for Amnesty International USA, made the following statement.

Libya: Release migrants and refugees trapped in detention centers amid escalating clashes

Responding to a news report that more than 700 refugees and migrants in Libya were trapped in a detention center in Qasr bin Ghasher in close proximity to intense armed clashes in Tripoli, Amnesty International’s Deputy Director for the Middle East and North Africa, Magdalena Mughrabi, said:

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