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Twenty years after independence, Eritrea’s prisons are filled with thousands of political prisoners locked up without charge, says a new report from Amnesty.
Two school pupils from Birmingham have made a hard-hitting new film about a prisoner in Japan who has been on death row for 45 years.
The Brazilian authorities have begun an operation to remove eleven illegal ranches from the Yanomami territory in Brazil, and return the land to the Indians
In a panel discussion at the German Protestant Kirchentag in Hamburg, the WCC General Secretary has expressed positive hopes for the leadership of Pope Francis.
New figures published by the TUC suggest that low wages in the Bangladesh textile industry have nothing to do with cash-strapped consumers demanding cheap clothes.
The Methodist Church has agreed a grant of £10,000 to assist urgent recovery work following last month's torrential flooding in Argentina.
The Peshawar High Court has declared the US guilty of war crimes for its use of drones in North West Pakistan, and ordered the government to stop future strikes.
Serious human rights violations and denial of fundamental freedoms in Equatorial Guinea are casting a shadow over forthcoming elections, say human rights groups.
The UK is experiencing a slower economic recovery than 23 of the 33 advanced economies monitored by theIMF, according to new analysis published by the TUC.