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A leading children's charity has welcomed the UK government's announcement about tougher penalties for trafficking, made on Anti-Slavery Day last week, but has also called for more concerted action.
At a High Court hearing on UK involvement in torture and rendition, details have emerged of the ordeal faced by the pregnant wife of a Gaddafi opponent.
A hearing of the case brought against the UK government, MI6 and Jack Straw over the kidnap and rendition of a LIbyan dissident and his wife begins today.
A decision by a court in Japan to deny a retrial to an 87-year-old man on death row is a “travesty of justice”, says Amnesty International.
The civil liberties and human rights organisatio Liberty has applied for a fresh inquest into the death of a young British Army recruit at Deepcut barracks.
Migrants are reduced to mere commodities, traded and exchanged in the global market, says a churches' declaration.
The rights of indigenous peoples in Guatemala are under threat from large scale extraction of natural resources.
The Texas Department of Criminal Justice is facing calls to return medicines it purchased for use in executions using misleading methods
Men cleared for release but still detained in Guantanamo have revealed the methods used to by the authorities at the prison to attempt to break the hunger strik.
The European Parliament has passed a resolution criticising the UK Government for “delay[ing] proceedings” n a case brought by a Libyan rendered to torture with UK assistance.