10 May 2013
A female lawyer in Sudan who was arrested on 4 May and whose whereabouts are still unknownis at risk of torture.
18 January 2013
Amnesty International has documented a series of cases of Sudanese activists living in Egypt who have faced harassment and attacks, reportedly at the hands of the Sudanese authorities.
1 November 2011
Officials gathered at an Istanbul conference on Afghanistan must keep human rights a central focus of their plans for regional security.
14 June 2011
Oleg Orlov had said the Chechen President was responsible for the murder of rights defender Natalia Estemirova.
9 June 2011
A 25-year old student has been shot dead by Karachi Rangers, a paramilitary police force under the authority of the Interior Ministry.
16 May 2011
Morocco is due to prosecute a newspaper editor for his criticism of the country's counter-terrorism policies.
24 February 2011
The members of the Socialist Workers League, a small association that espouses socialism, were found guilty of "propagating or instigating a rebellion against the State."
22 October 2010
Amnesty International is calling on the new mayor of Moscow, Sergei Sobyanin, to protect the right to peaceful assembly after the European Court of Human Rights ruled that the city's recent banning of Pride marches was discriminatory
Amnesty International has urged the Mexican authorities to investigate a deadly attack on members of an Indigenous Triqui community by an armed group with alleged links to the authorities.
30 August 2011
At least 88 people are believed to have died in detention in Syria during five months of bloody repression, says a new Amnesty International report.