Amnesty international responds immediately to human rights crises as they occur and works tirelessly to prevent situations reaching crisis point. Here in Australia our focus is on human rights in Asia Pacific - monitoring potential crisis situations and ensuring that our staff, supporters and the wider community are informed, engaged and ready to act.
The United Nations has established a Commission of Inquiry.
Veteran Syrian human rights campaigner Haytham al-Maleh has become accustomed to receiving bad news from the Damascus authorities - but he is now allowed to travel abroad.
We shot alarming video footage of families living amidst the bombings, executions and other atrocities during our latest fact-finding mission to Aleppo, Syria.
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