15 October 2010
Authorities urged to abandon plans to construct 238 new housing units for Israeli civilians in occupied East Jerusalem.
14 October 2010
Former Interior Minister Carlos Vielman and former National Director of Police Erwin Sperisen are among those being investigated over the killings of prisoners in 2005 and 2006.
The country has become the 114th to commit to tackling gross human rights violations by ratifying the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court.
Amnesty International declines to appear before Sri Lanka's Lessons Learnt and Reconciliation Commission, saying it does not meet international standards for independent and impartial inquiries.
Morocco urged to release three men accused of undermining the country's internal security after their visit to camps in Algeria run by the Polisario Front.
The new Bill, which will address many forms of torture routinely employed by Indian police and prison officials, is to be considered by the Select Committee of the Upper House of the Indian Parliament.
13 October 2010
Farid Tukhbatullin is believed to be at serious risk of harm after he criticized Turkmenistan's human rights record during a television interview.
Authorities urged to allow political opposition and human rights activists arrested in an August crackdown prompt and regular access to their lawyers and family.
11 October 2010
A new Amnesty International report details how in October 2009, security forces opened fire on a crowd of people peacefully protesting against the proposed demolition of their homes in Port Harcourt.
Liu Xia, the wife of 2010 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Liu Xiaobo, is reported to have been detained by police and forced to leave Beijing to visit her husband in prison in Liao Ning province.