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A new website documenting human rights violations perpetrated by former military dictatorship in Brazil has been launched in Sao Paulo.
Church leaders in Zimbabwe have asked Christians around the world to pray for their country, and called for there to be no violence ahead of elections taking place on 31 July.
Amnesty International has issued a strong warning about the dangers of arming opposition groups in Syria ahead of a debate in parliament on the issue today (11 July).
Amnesty International is calling for an urgent independent investigation into the reported deaths of at least 51 people outside the Republican Guard headquarters on 8 July.
Former US President Jimmy Carter has called the abuse of women the “most pervasive and unaddressed human rights violation in the whole world.”
A new law on non-governmental organisations in Egypt, would effectively be a death blow to independent civil society in Egypt, says Amnesty International.
President Obama has failed to provide any meaningful assistance to the hunger-striking detainees being held without charge at Guantanamo Bay, says Reprieve.
An independent United Nations panel says that it has “no conclusive findings” regarding the use of chemical weapons by any of the parties to the conflict in the country.
Human rights groups have called on the Prime Minister to raise human rights abuses with the President of the United Arab Emirates during his State Visit to Britain.
UK agencies are calling on the UK government to raise the issue of conflict-related sexual violence at a United Nations review in Geneva today (23 April)