13 August 2009
Nine Camp Ashraf residents were killed and hundreds more were injured when Iraqi security forces stormed the camp on 28 July.
Hunger, homelessness and preventable diseases are not inevitable social problems or simply the result of natural disasters – they are a violation of people’s economic, social and cultural rights.
6 August 2009
On 17 February 2004, members of the Nepal Army took 15 year-old Maina Sunuwar from her home and tortured her to death at a nearby army camp.
28 July 2009
The announcement on 13 June that incumbent President Ahmadinejad had won the presidential election of the day before by a wide margin sparked the biggest demonstrati
27 July 2009
Daw Aung San Suu Kyi is the most prominent of over 2,100 political prisoners in Myanmar.
Nicaragua’s total ban on abortions is endangering the lives of girls and women across the country.
22 July 2009
Hundreds of detainees held by the US military in Iraq are being put at risk of execution, torture or other ill treatment as they are transferred to Iraqi custody without safeguards.
26 June 2009
Individuals suspected or accused in terrorism-related cases in Tunisia are subject to human rights violations, including torture and other ill-treatment, solitary conf
30 June 2009
Hundreds of thousands of people are affected by oil pollution in the Niger Delta. Particularly the poorest and those who rely on traditional livelihoods such as fishin
The Saudi Arabian authorities have launched a sustained assault on human rights in the name of security and fighting terrorism. Thousands of people have been arreste