The Pakistani authorities must investigate a wave of attacks and threats on political candidates and election workers ahead of general elections on 11 May.
Forced evictions in Haiti are worsening the already desperate situation of thousands of people still living in displacement camps more than three years after the devastating earthquake of January 2010.
The victims of a recent shooting at a strawberry farm in southern Greece still fear for their livelihoods and safety, Amnesty International said after a visit to the farm.
The US authorities must urgently end indefinite detention at Guantánamo Bay, Amnesty International said today after it was confirmed that more than half the detainees are now on hunger strike.
The conviction of 23 Brazilian police officers for killing inmates in a prison massacre two decades ago is a "vital" step towards justice, Amnesty International has said.
Israel’s new government must drop a proposed law that would lead to mass forced evictions of Bedouin people and instead pursue legislation to protect Bedouin housing rights.
Damon Thibodeaux was recentyly released from death row after new evidence confirmed his innocence. This is his story.
In Swaziland, a newspaper editor was convicted on two counts of contempt of court for questioning the independence of the country’s judiciary.
Taiwanese authorities executed six men on Friday night in an apparent about-turn from their earlier stated commitment to abolish the brutal practice.
The decision to annul the genocide trial of Generals Ríos Montt and Rodríguez Sánchez must be overturned urgently or risk strengthening impunity and weakening the rule of law.
Victims and family members are still waiting for the Indonesian authorities to provide them with truth, justice and full reparation almost eight years after the end to the devastating Aceh conflict.
Adivasi communities given the final decision on plans for a bauxite mine by a subsidiary of UK-based Vedanta Resources in Orissa.
Violent incidents around Venezuela following last Sunday’s presidential elections are only likely to increase unless the authorities carry out prompt, effective investigations and bring those responsible to justice.
Social activist Amadou Janneh was sentenced to life imprisonment in January 2012 for his work. While in prison, he met many people on death row, including the nine who were executed in August 2012.
Two employees of the Afghan Red Crescent Society are killed when their vehicle comes under fire.
The UN Security Council and African Union (AU) must take immediate action to halt indiscriminate attacks in Southern Kordofan.
As Bahrain steps into the global spotlight with the upcoming Formula One Grand Prix, there is a high risk that last year’s repressive tactics will be repeated, Amnesty International said today.
A former Chief Justice of the Delhi High Court shares his views on the death penalty in an interview with Amnesty International.
Civil society is being suppressed in Belarus by a repressive government that will not tolerate any form of criticism.
Military closes 65 cases of "alleged misconduct" some of which could amount to serious violations of international humanitarian law and war crimes.