Two employees of the Afghan Red Crescent Society are killed when their vehicle comes under fire.
A recent spike in civilian deaths in Afghanistan highlights the urgent need for all parties to the conflict to take greater precautions to avoid civilian casualties, Amnesty International said today.
Following protests against unlawful killings across the Tribal Areas, Pakistan's authorities must investigate and bring anyone identified as responsible to justice in fair trials.
Myanmar must take all possible steps to avoid civilian casualties in Kachin state, Amnesty International said after three people were killed in air strikes.
Thailand must stop flouting its human rights obligations while tackling insurgent violence in the south of the country.
The UN's Universal Periodic Review on Sri Lanka has highlighted Colombo’s continued denial of the human rights crisis in the country.
Urgent steps are needed if Afghanistan is to avoid a repeat of the deaths among children and adults in the country’s displacement camps that occurred during last year’s bitterly cold winter.
Afghanistan’s Parliament must not appoint a new national intelligence director before investigating claims of his involvement in torture and other abuses.
The deaths of 15 civilians in a Taleban attack on a hotel outside Kabul underscores the need to bring to justice all those responsible for war crimes.
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Amnesty International releases its flagship yearly report documenting the state of the world's human rights.
Amnesty International has called for greater accountability for civilian casualties, after a US soldier killed 16 people in Kandahar province.
Afghan authorities have failed to help some 500,000 displaced people who are struggling to survive in Kabul slums, a new Amnesty report says.
A new report by Amnesty International highlights how arms sales from China and Russia fuel human rights violations in Sudan's Darfur region.
Authorities urged to disclose details after US President Barack Obama confirms that the unmanned aircraft are used to target suspected militants.
US Secretary of State's landmark visit to Myanmar can only be seen a success if authorities make bold human rights reforms.
Officials gathered at an Istanbul conference on Afghanistan must keep human rights a central focus of their plans for regional security.
The UN needs to act now to end the crisis of impunity that lingers in Sri Lanka more than two years after the civil war ended.
NATO's decision to end detainee transfers to Afghan prisons highlights the international forces' failure to boost the rule of law in Afghanistan.
Amnesty International's annual report details how the rise of social media is fuelling a new activism that repressive governments are struggling to control.