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The Greek authorities should immediately review their policy of locking up asylum-seekers and irregular migrants, including many unaccompanied children, Amnesty International said in a new report today.
British Prime Minister David Cameron has launched an unexpectedly strong attack on the conditions in Israeli-blockaded Gaza.
The UK Home Office attempt to fast-track deportation of foreign nationals refused permission to stay in Britain has been ruled unlawful.
Human rights groups want Parliament to reject a proposal that would hamper arrest warrants for suspected war criminals and torturers visiting the country.
In a public statement, the WCC Central Committee says Pakistan's blasphemy law has become “a major source of victimisation and persecution”.
Christians in Pakistan have been stunned by the killing of two young men, who were shot dead on court premises earlier this week.
Amnesty has welcomed a UK government extension of the pilot scheme offering assistance to women with insecure immigration status who are victims of violence.
Desmond Tutu is fronting an appeal by hundreds of human rights activists who are urging Senegal to try exiled Chadian dictator Hissene Habre.
Violations of the rights of children in Turkey will continue despite legislative amendments due to be discussed by the country's parliament today.