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The final report of Brazil’s National Truth Commission has been hailed as an historic step towards justice for victims of the county's military dictatorship.
New legislation to overturn a law shielding perpetrators of human rights violations would bring justice a step closer to the victims of General Pinochet, says Amnesty.
Afghanistan’s new government under President Ashraf Ghani must put the focus on tackling the country’s persistent human rights issues, says Amnesty International.
Christian Aid has issued a statement calling for an end to impunity on both sides in the Israel- Palestine conflict through a framework guided by international law and justice.
A judge at the High Court in Islamabad has ordered the Pakistani police to open a criminal investigation into CIA involvement in a drone strike that killed three people on 31 December 2009.
Christian Aid has welcomed the announcement that Pope Francis will visit the West Bank on Sunday 25 May.
Gross human rights abuses have been committed by both sides in the brutal conflict that erupted in South Sudan at the end of last year, says a new report from the UN.
A court in the United Arab Emirates yesterday heard evidence detailing the torture by local police of a British man charged with drugs offences.
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.
A Declaration on Preventing Sexual Violence In Conflict has been agreed by the G8 countries.