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Yesterday (13 November 2012), risking the considerable wrath of his readership, the conservative commentator Peter Oborne made a brief but principled comment on his Daily Telegraph blog.
An international campaign is being organised to nominate the 15-year old young woman shot in the head by the Taliban for a Nobel Peace Prize.
Amnesty International USA will be urging second-term President Barack Obama to finally close the Guantanamo Bay detention centre.
A prominent Chinese women’s rights activist, Mao Hengfeng, has been sentenced to one-and-a-half years in a labour camp, amid protests.
A British woman facing the death penalty in Pakistan, who is being held in jail along with her newborn baby, is due to appear in court tomorrow (1 November).
Sexual violence during the 1992-1995 war in Bosnia and Herzegovina shattered the lives of thousands of women, a new human rights briefing says.
Catholic bishops in England and Wales have been in touch with the Holy See to ask if a papal honour given to Jimmy Savile can be rescinded posthumously.
The deaths of people in ethnic clashes in Burma’s Rakhine state are a tragic loss of life and must be dealth with immediately, human rights groups say.
Amnesty International wants the Libyan authorities to hand over the former ruler’s military intelligence chief to the International Criminal Court (ICC).
Michael Black and John Morgan have won a legal case which they brought after they were refused a room at a Berkshire Bed and Breakfast because they are a gay couple.