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A leading Buddhist has called for global civil society to take the lead in abolishing nuclear weapons and building a global culture of human rights.
Amnesty International has urged authorities in Pennsylvania to drop a murder trial in an adult court for a 13-year-old boy.
The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights has condemned recent attacks on religious groups in various countries and urged an end to discrimination against minorities.
Hong Kong Anglican and Roman Catholic bishops have called for social justice in their Christmas messages, praising human rights defenders in China as 'shining stars'.
Amnesty has called on the Philippines to ensure timely justice for the Maguindanao massacre, and to abolish private armies, one year after the killings.
Human rights groups have deplored a jail sentence given to a Chinese activist who organized a support group for parents of babies made ill by tainted milk.
CSW has said it will deliver a letter to the PM from parliamentarians, urging him to raise human rights cases
Bishops of the Anglican Church in Southern Africa say they are deeply disturbed by news of growing human rights abuses in Swaziland.
The Millennium Development Goals are failing the world’s poor because governments ignore and abuse their human rights, says Amnesty.
By all means let Catholics welcome the Pope to Britain and fund his visit, says Peter Tatchell. But whether he should be honoured with a State Visit at taxpayer's expense is another matter and raises a wider range of concerns.