Belarus is the last country in Europe and the former Soviet Union to carry out executions.
As recently as October 2010, a drug called sodium thiopental was exported from the UK to the USA, where it was used by the State of Arizona in the execution of Jeffrey Landrigan.
On 17 December 2010, the authorities of Cluj-Napoca in north-western Romania, forcibly evicted approximately 350 Roma people, including families with children, from Coastei Street at the centre of
The Ugandan Parliament are preparing to debate a bill which entrenches discrimination and hatred against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people on 11 May.
The Catholic Mission in Duékoué, in the West. Tens of thousands of people have sought shelter in the mission since the beginning of the violence in Côte d'Ivoire. © Amnesty International