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Campaigners have said that a government decision to reclassify women’s prisons will unfairly disadvantage the children of prisoners, who are now likely to have less access to their mothers.
In a striking example of forgiveness and restorative justice, the mother of a murdered teenager has offered to help his killer to “turn his life around”, two years after her son’s death.
Human rights campaigners in Swansea are seeking the prosecution of Tesco stores for their trade in produce from Israeli settlements in Palestine. They accuse the company of misleading shoppers.
Survivors of rape in Cambodia face limited access to justice, medical services and counselling, Amnesty International says in a report issued today.
The Egyptian authorities have been asked immediately and unconditionally to release a blogger and prisoner of conscience facing up to nine and a half years in prison.
A military court has sentenced a former solider, Joe Glenton, to nine months imprisonment for refusing to participate in military action in Afghanistan after he developed a conscientious opposition to the war.
Two very different hearings have taken place in Britain today, concerned with questions of peace and war.
Amnesty International has accused Mexican authorities of misusing the justice system to detain three community leaders after protests against high electricity prices.
The Howard League for Penal Reform has launched a campaign seeking to halt the relentless rise in the UK prison population and address the underlying causes of crime.
Amnesty International has called on Lithuania to remove restrictions on the distribution of public information about the rights of LGBT people decreed in a new law.