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Texas Governor Rick Perry must stop Wednesday’s execution of Ramiro Hernández Llanas, a Mexican national with a mental disability, Amnesty International said today.
The Senate Select Committee on Intelligence (SSCI) has voted to declassify their report on the CIA’s unlawful torture programme.
Ahead of a US Senate vote over whether to declassify a major report on CIA torture, one of the Agency’s victims has called for the “open acknowledgement of past wrongs.”
A group of activists from Manipur, India, visited the World Council of Churches HQ in Geneva recently, sharing accounts of human rights violations in their region.
Plans which would give the Home Secretary the power to deprive millions of British people of their citizenship are being opposed by a range of legal experts.
In Egypt, 529 people have been sentenced to death in one of the largest trials in the history of the country.
Human rights and church activists are calling attention to the severe persecution of Bangladesh’s religious and ethnic minorities.
The decision by a Moscow court to detain a protester in a psychiatric institution is a “Soviet-era tactic” designed to crush dissent, says Amnesty International.
Lawyers for a British citizen on trial for drug offences in the UAE have argued for his acquittal after allegations of torture, illegal police conduct and lack of evidence.
Sri Lankan government 'dirty tactics' to silence and smear dissidents are a brazen attempt to deflect criticism, say human rights advocates.