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The conviction and imprisonment of 21 female protesters, including seven girls, has been condemned by human rights activists.
A new report from the legal and human rights charity Reprieve shows that 75 per cent of prisoners in Dubai central jail allege they have been tortured by police.
Libyan authorities must actively protect protesters from attacks by armed militia during ongoing demonstrations or risk further bloodshed, says Amnesty.
The Bulgarian authorities must urgently improve conditions at an emergency accommodation centre for asylum seekers near the Turkish border, says Amnesty.
Guantanamo detainee Shaker Aamer can, for the first time, be heard speaking from his prison cell as part of a recording made by a US news channel.
Time is running out for Burma to keep its promise to release everyone imprisoned for peaceful activism by the year’s end.
Commonwealth leaders are being urged to use their summit in Colombo to pressure Sri Lanka to end its alarming crackdown.
Human rights campaigners have rallied outside the Commonwealth’s London HQ ahead of the upcoming Sri Lanka summit.
The Bulgarian authorities must do far more to prevent xenophobic hate crimes, Amnesty International has urged.
Violence against girls and women is all too prevalent across the globe – and increases during and in the aftermath of emergencies – says World Vision