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The conviction of a renowned Turkish pianist for “denigrating Islam” on Twitter sends a “chilling” message to social media users in the country, Amnesty says.
The global trend towards ending the death penalty continued last year, said Amnesty as it released new figures on executions and death sentences.
Israel’s military response to protests in the West Bank is failing to respect the human rights of Palestinians, Amnesty International says.
The execution of three men in Kuwait today (1 April) - the first in the country for nearly six years - has been condemned as a “deplorable setback” for the country.
Elements of government forces, along with armed militias, have been accused of carrying out multiple large-scale attacks against civilians in North Darfur.
Amnesty International has called yesterday's vote in the Lords which approved the government's controversial Justice and Security Bill "a terrible day for British Justice".
A new law passed by the Indian Parliament aimed at addressing sexual violence, while positive in some respects, has several deficiencies and illegalities.
A new UN resolution does a good job of highlighting past and ongoing human rights violations in Sri Lanka, but not yet to establish a justice procedure.
Two years after Syrians rose in peaceful protest against their government, the country is mired in a bloody conflict with both sides responsible for war crimes.
The execution of seven men in Saudi Arabia after they allegedly made forceded 'confessions' is an act of sheer brutality, Amnesty International says.