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The Zimbabwe authorities must stop harassing political opponents and government critics, Amnesty International said yesterday, following the acquittal of a critic of President Robert Mugabe accused of plotting to overthrow him.
The Mexican authorities have been asked to investigate thoroughly an attack on human rights observers in Oaxaca, which left two people dead and several injured.
Civil rights groups have called on Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite to ensure that the 2010 Baltic Pride march goes ahead on 8 May, despite attempts to ban it.
Church officials have welcomed the conviction of a Brazilian rancher in plotting the murder of Dorothy Stang, a US-born Catholic nun and land rights' activist in Brazil.
Amnesty International has condemned an overwhelming vote by the lower house of the Belgian parliament last week in favour of a ban on wearing of full-face veils in public.
Amnesty International UK has criticised the British government's use of diplomatic assurances to deport alleged terror suspects to countries where they face torture or death.
A senior judge has srongly criticised the former Archbishop of Canterbury, George Carey, for suggesting that Christians should have privileges in the judicial system.
Supporters of the Campaign Against Arms Trade will be active inside and outside the AGM of BAE Systems, one of the world's largest arms companies, in London next week.
21 religious leaders in the US have signed letters to Hillary Clinton and Robert Gates, urging them to seek protection of minority groups in Iraq, including Christians.
The Mexican authorities must halt the continuing abuse of migrants as public officials collude in kidnappings, rapes and murders, says a news Amnesty International report.