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The death penalty has no place in the 21st century, says UN chief Ban Ki-moon, calling on all States to take concrete steps towards abolishing or no longer practicing this form of punishment.
David Cameron must ensure human rights are as high on the agenda as trade in his meeting with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang in London, says Amnesty International.
Israeli plans to force feed more than 100 Palestinian detainees on hunger strike are a violation of human rights and should be condemned, says Christian Aid’s partner Physicians for Human Rights.
The UK government has played host to Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni less than four months after he passed a draconian anti-gay law in Uganda.
Pluralism and respect for all are values threatened by the rise of Narendra Modi, said sculptor Anish Kapoor at a packed Westminster meeting.
A new report from Amnesty says the EU must take urgent measures against Greece for its practice of “pushing back” refugees and migrants arriving at its borders.
Ukrainian law-enforcement and military officials must adhere to international standards on the use of force and firearms, Amnesty has warned.
A UN human rights report on the situation in Ukraine says fear-mongering and incitement to hatred must be countered to prevent further escalation of tension.
The UN Security Council must extend the mandate of the peacekeeping mission to Western Sahara to monitor and protect human rights, an all-party group of British MPs said today.
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.