13 September 2010
Yusuf Sapakoly, 52, died of kidney failure after being refused access to adequate medical assistance by prison authorities.
Chen Guangcheng and his family have been kept under unofficial house arrest since he was released from prison last week after serving a four-year sentence.
10 September 2010
Amnesty International has urged the French authorities to comply with a European Parliament resolution to suspend its policy of expulsions of Roma from the country.
9 September 2010
Authorities urged to conduct a thorough investigation after a car bomb in the capital Vladikavkaz killed at least 16 civilians and injured dozens more.
NGO board members suspended after it criticized alleged violations committed by the authorities against opposition and human rights activists in the Sh'ia community.
8 September 2010
Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani's sentence of stoning to death has been temporarily suspended but authorities must overturn the death sentence against her entirely.
7 September 2010
Nearly 50 people were arrested when police broke up a meeting organized by a broad coalition of groups campaigning for political change in the country.
Two men from Greenpeace found guilty of theft and trespass and sentenced to one-year jail terms, suspended for three years.
Amnesty International has urged Kyrgyzstani authorities to ensure a fair trial for eight ethnic Uzbeks facing charges over the death of a police officer during mass violence across southern parts of the country in June.
6 September 2010
Twenty three Shi'a Muslims have been accused of terrorism and plotting to overthrow the government as part of an increased clampdown on opposition and human rights activists.