Fresh evidence of the extreme brutality being meted out to Syrian protesters and their families has been revealed today by Amnesty International.
An observer representing four international human rights organizations is travelling to the UAE in order to seek access to the trial of five activists imprisoned after calling for greater political rights and freedoms. The trial is scheduled on September 26 in Abu Dhabi’s Federal Supreme Court.
Amnesty International today urged Haitian authorities to bring former President Jean-Claude “Baby Doc” Duvalier to justice for the human rights abuses committed under his regime from 1971 and 1986.
Amnesty International has condemned the decision by authorities in the state of Georgia to execute death row prisoner Troy Davis
The first fines issued in France today against two Muslim women wearing full-face veils in public are a violation of their rights to freedom of expression and religion
The Colombian authorities have failed to tackle the lack of justice for women and girl survivors during the country's long-running armed conflict
The release of the two US hikers imprisoned for more than two years in Iran is a long overdue development, Amnesty International said today.
The killing of 29 Shi’a Muslims in Pakistan’s Balochistan province highlights the failure of Pakistani authorities to address sectarian violence across the country, Amnesty International said today.
Some prison conditions in Liberia are so poor that they violate basic human rights with inmates crowded into dirty cells without adequate food, water or healthcare, Amnesty International said in a new report released today.
European countries have shamefully failed to help thousands of mainly African refugees stranded near Libya’s borders, Amnesty International said today in a new briefing paper.