A Dutch Supreme Court judgment finding the state liable for the deaths of three Muslim men amid the Srebrenica genocide marks a significant victory in the decades-long search for accountability.
Venezuela must immediately reverse its decision to withdraw from the American Convention on Human Rights and make a commitment to truly protect all individuals.
The Armenian authorities must investigate the brutal attack on two Armenian activists and to ensure that the perpetrators are brought to justice.
Easing the suffering of millions of civilians affected by Syria’s ongoing armed conflict must be a top priority for world leaders meeting at the G20 Summit in St Petersburg.
The conviction of eight Kopassus (Special Forces Command) soldiers today is a step towards ending impunity In Indonesia, but also highlights how military courts are not fit to try its own soldiers for human rights violations, Amnesty International said.
A new report relevals the Slovakian government’s continuing inaction over the segregation of Roma children as thousands start the new school year in separate schools and classes.
There’s rarely a day when the sculptures of hands “coming out” of the sand in a beach in Uruguay, the Atacama desert in Chile or the city of Venice are alone – tourists and locals are constantly around them, taking photos, observing them from every angle.
Fiji’s proposed new constitution falls far short of international standards of human rights law and is another step backwards in guaranteeing human rights protection for all.
Kenya's proposal to withdraw from the International Criminal Court Statute is an affront those who lost their lives or were driven from their homes during the post-election violence in 2007-8.
World leaders gathering in St. Petersburg this week must condemn Russia’s draconian homophobic law and do all in their power to persuade authorities to scrap it.
Cambodian human rights defender Yorm Bopha, imprisoned on spurious grounds last year, must be released immediately, Amnesty International said ahead of the one-year anniversary of her arrest.
The abduction of ‘Anoud al-Senussi upon her release from prison in Tripoli raises serious concerns about her safety and the Libyan authorities’ ability to protect detainees.
Amnesty International urges the Iraqi authorities to conduct a thorough and impartial investigation into violence at Camp Ashraf that reportedly left at least 47 dead on 1 September.
Sri Lankan leaders must address the persistent climate of fear in the country, Amnesty International said as the UN human rights chief Navi Pillay concluded her visit to the island.
Women and children living in Somalia’s makeshift camps for displaced people face a high risk of rape and other sexual violence, Amnesty International said after returning from a research trip to the country.
In 2012 alone, Amnesty International documented disappearances in 31 countries. Here are five facts you should know on International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances.
A day ahead of planned country-wide protests across Iraq, Amnesty International calls on the authorities to protect protesters’ rights to peaceful assembly and freedom of expression.
An Iranian prisoner of conscience and blogger on hunger strike to protest his unfair detention must be released immediately and unconditionally to receive treatment as his health deteriorates.
The refusal by California’s prison authorities to explore options to resolve the hunger strike crisis in the state’s high security units is a dangerous move that could lead to the deaths of inmates in their custody
On the 25th anniversary of the 1988 “prison massacre” in Iran, Jafar Behkish -- who had several relatives killed -- talks to Amnesty International about his fight for justice.