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The Taliban have claimed responsibility for shooting a 14-year Pakistani human rights activist in Swat valley who is now being treated in hospital.
A new cyber-crime law in the Philippines poses serious risks to freedom of expression and must be reviewed, Amnesty International has said.
Amnesty International has condemned the murder of an MP in the Maldives, as political turmoil continues to escalate in the country.
Amnesty International has expressed concern that 'confessions' on Iranian state television may result in 12 people facing the death penalty.
Iran is being challenged to release writer Arzhang Davoodi, who is now facing fresh charges after being imprisoned for nearly nine years.
Amnesty International says it has received 'credible reports' that nine persons were executed on the evening of 23 August in Gambia.
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.