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The postponement of a verdict in the appeal case of 13 Bahraini opposition activists has been criticised as “tantamount to a denial of justice.”
The High Criminal Court of Appeal in Bahrain has postponed until 4 September 2012 the final verdict on the appeal of 13 opposition activists
A Saudi Arabian cleric held in detention for more than a month must be either charged with a recognisably criminal offence or released, says Amnesty.
Brazil’s Guarani Indians are to take their government to the Inter-American Court of Human Rights, over its failure to protect their land.
A Christian human rights group in Pakistan has controversially called for an exclusive region for religious minorities who have faced decline and discrimination.
Human rights campaigners in Northern Ireland have welcomed the announcement of details of the visit of Aung San Suu Kyi to Ireland next month.
Around a thousand Quakers will be London 25-28 May for their Yearly Meeting to discern the way forward for Quakers in Britain.
Students from around Scotland will march in Edinburgh on 12 May to demand the UK government does not compromise during July's Arms Trade Treaty negotiations.
Amnesty International has called for the release of Nabeel Rajab, director of the Bahrain Centre for Human Rights, who was arrested at the weekend and charged with “insulting a national institution”.
Amnesty International has called upon the Vietnamese authorities to end their persecution of a prisoner of conscience.