25 April 2013
The UN Security Council has failed to add human rights monitoring to the mandate of its Western Sahara peacekeeping force, despite ongoing reports of abuses in the region.
An arbitrary court order to detain a university professor for four months after he co-founded a human rights organization is the latest blow to freedom of expression and assembly in Saudi Arabia.
Israel must release a Palestinian activist held without charge for two years, Amnesty International urges after his administrative detention is extended for the sixth time without justification.
Today’s decision by a Moscow court to fine an independent non-governmental organization and its leader is an alarming indicator for the future of civil society in Russia.
Two teachers have been deteined without charge for a week in the Republic of Congo in connection with a peaceful strike.
24 April 2013
A new report examines recent laws aimed at undermining freedom of expression, assembly and association in Russia.
The Chinese authorities must release the sister-in-law of a prominent human rights activist and end the ongoing harassment of his relatives living in Shandong Province.
It is vital that the international community does more to help the increasing number of refugees pouring across borders as they flee the violence in Syria
Bahrain is clearly "not serious" about implementing human rights reforms, Amnesty International said after the Gulf kingdom cancelled a planned visit by the United Nations' torture expert.
The Pakistani authorities must investigate a wave of attacks and threats on political candidates and election workers ahead of general elections on 11 May.