12 April 2010
A new Amnesty International report documents how countries rely on 'no torture' promises from governments with proven records of torture.
10 April 2010
Activists from 18 countries call on Sudanese parties to ensure that the elections do not become a flashpoint for increased violence and human rights abuses.
9 April 2010
Bashir Mutsolgov was dragged into a car by several armed men in December 2003. He has been missing ever since.
Hafez Ibrahim was sentenced to death in Yemen in 2005 at the age of 17. He was pardoned two years later after the organization campaigned on his behalf.
Hunger strikers protesting against their detention without trial are among those who have faced intimidation after visiting refugee camps in Algeria.
Members of human rights organization Social Action were stopped and detained earlier this month after leaving their office.
The government has begun a blanket suspension of the assessment of new claims by Afghan and Sri Lankan nationals.
8 April 2010
Nida Khyani, a female Provincial Council member, was left in critical condition after being attacked in a drive-by shooting in Pul-e-Khumri.
Police and security forces urged not to use excessive force while restoring public order after three days of violent unrest.