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A Welsh Christian human rights group is planning to challenge general election candidates to make a "firm commitment" to opposing the use of torture in all circumstances.
Amnesty International has accused the Azerbaijani government of stifling dissent after a court turned down an appeal by two outspoken bloggers convicted of “hooliganism”.
The three largest Free Churches in Britain have questioned whether the BNP should be allowed to stand as a party in the General Election. But others say bans are counter-productive and wrong.
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.