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A complete overhaul of human rights is needed in Iran, Amnesty has declared in relation to the inauguration of the new President this weekend.
Russia's decision to grant Edward Snowden temporary asylum is positive and should focus attention on sweeping government surveillance, say critics.
Lawyers for Shaker Aamer, a British resident still held in the prison, have called for the UK Government to ensure that he is next in line for release.
Campaigners have hailed an "incredible" court decision that the government's attempts to destroy casualty and maternity services at Lewisham Hospital are unlawful.
The verdict against Bradley Manning reveals the US government’s misplaced priorities on national security, says Amnesty International.
The children of British resident and Gunatanamo detainee Shaker Aamer have submitted statements to a US Senate hearing, describing life without their father.
Family members of Guantanamo detainees have submitted letters to a US Senate Hearing on closing the prison, describing the nightmare of living without their loved ones.
Lawyers for Guantanamo detainees have filed an emergency motion in US federal court over the ongoing infringement of their religious rights during Ramadan.
Californian prison authorities have breached international human rights obligations by punitive measures against prisoners on hunger strike, says Amnesty.
An Amnesty International briefing on the situation in Egypt says hundreds of supporters of former president Morsi have been arrested and denied their legal rights.