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Guantanamo detainee Shaker Aamer can, for the first time, be heard speaking from his prison cell as part of a recording made by a US news channel.
Time is running out for Burma to keep its promise to release everyone imprisoned for peaceful activism by the year’s end.
Commonwealth leaders are being urged to use their summit in Colombo to pressure Sri Lanka to end its alarming crackdown.
Human rights campaigners have rallied outside the Commonwealth’s London HQ ahead of the upcoming Sri Lanka summit.
The Bulgarian authorities must do far more to prevent xenophobic hate crimes, Amnesty International has urged.
Violence against girls and women is all too prevalent across the globe – and increases during and in the aftermath of emergencies – says World Vision
The Commonwealth Heads of Government should press host, Sri Lanka, on accountability for war crimes and human rights abuses, say activists.
Sudan must drop ‘indecent behaviour’ charges against two activists in a trial that opens today, Amnesty International says.
A key European court has refused to rule that the criminalisation of consensual same-sex activity constitutes “persecution” for the purposes of EU asylum law.
Guatemala’s Constitutional Court may offer a general amnesty to former dictator Rios Montt, allowing him to avoid prosecution for war crimes.