2 May 2013
The homeless man originally from Ukraine has been sentenced to death for killing a fellow prisoner in Mahiliou, eastern Belarus.
1 May 2013
In Sri Lanka, a climate of intolerance and fear continues to sweep the island as the government’s stranglehold on the population grows ever tighter.
Two men wrongfully convicted and imprisoned for the killing of prominent trade union leader Chea Vichea in 2004 should be released immediately.
Four founding members of a nascent human rights group in Saudi Arabia have been interrogated and intimidated in their attempt to get their organization off the ground.
30 April 2013
A new report explores how the Sri Lankan government is intensifying its crackdown on critics through threats, harassment, imprisonment and violent attacks.
A draft law that includes new press-related crimes and exorbitant fines for journalists who violate them looks set to be signed off by Burundi's President.
A Turkish reform bill passed into law today fails to meet the government’s stated aim of bringing Turkey's laws into line with international human rights standards.
The public killing of a woman in Afghanistan is the latest example of the shocking levels of gender-based violence in the country.
Recommendations in a government-backed report investigating last year's devastating violence in Myanmar fail to effectively tackle discrimination against Rohingya Muslims and could trigger more human rights abuses.
29 April 2013
The Syrian authorities must immediately reveal the whereabouts of a 16-year-old boy who has been missing since November, Amnesty International urges.