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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.
The biggest national UK anti-drone action has been taking place this weekend, highlighting Britain's complicity in deadly robotic strikes.
Four Christians in Australia have been arrested for holding a prayer vigil in demonstration against the government's inhuman asylum seeker policy.
World Council of Churches General Secretary Dr Olav Fykse Tveit has expressed “grave concern” about a law recently passed by the Israeli Knesset or parliament.
Khadija Shah, a British woman from Birmingham, has been sentenced to life imprisonment for drugs offences in Pakistan despite denying all the charges against her.
A court in the United Arab Emirates yesterday heard evidence detailing the torture by local police of a British man charged with drugs offences.