Life sentence for Ratko Mladic hailed as 'landmark verdict'
The horrors of Boko Haram have been well documented in recent years, but less reported is the torture inflicted on those accused of involvement with the armed group.
Often without evidence, hundreds of people in Cameroon have been linked to Boko Haram and as a result have been the victims of brutal violations by security forces. They have endured ruthless beatings, agonising stress positions and drownings — some have even been tortured to death.
In April 2017, a chemical attack in Idlib, Syria killed more than 80 people and injured hundreds. Lots of the victims, including many children, were poisoned as they slept in their beds.
Using chemical weapons is a war crime. After this tragedy, along with over 40,000 of you, we applied pressure on the UN to investigate what happened and to bring the perpetrators to justice.
The UK High Court has dealt a deadly blow to the people of Yemen by ruling that the UK government may continue selling arms to Saudi Arabia despite what Amnesty believes is a clear risk they will be used to commit human rights violations.
The court case, brought by Campaign Against the Arms Trade, called on arms sales to Saudi Arabia to be stopped because of the high risk that the weeps would be used to commit war crimes in the war in Yemen.
Hundreds dead as catastrophic battle for west Mosul rages on
'We did not have any options. If you stayed, you would die in your house from the fighting. If you tried to run away, they would catch you and kill you.'
Hasan, west Mosul
The scale of death, injury and suffering of civilians trapped in the battle for west Mosul in Iraq has been horrifying, with both Islamic State (IS) and Iraqi and coalition forces to blame over their military tactics.