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New powers announced by Egypt’s President trample the rule of law and herald a new era of repression, Amnesty International says.
The execution of a man involved in the 2008 Mumbai attacks undoes much of the progress India has made over the death penalty, Amnesty International says.
Amnesty International says that human rights must be high on the agenda at the G8 summit in 2013 and that policing must respect the right of peaceful protest.
Pakistan’s first execution in four years has been condemned by human rights and anti-death penalty groups, as thousands remain on death row.
Israeli forces and armed Palestinian groups in Gaza told to take all feasible steps to minimise harm to civilians as hostilities between them intensify.
Amnesty International has warned that the plight of foreign nationals in Libya has worsened since the end of Colonel Gaddafi’s rule.
The European Roma Rights Centre and Amnesty International have published a report deeply critical of the Czech schools policy regarding Roma children.
Amnesty International USA will be urging second-term President Barack Obama to finally close the Guantanamo Bay detention centre.
A prominent Chinese women’s rights activist, Mao Hengfeng, has been sentenced to one-and-a-half years in a labour camp, amid protests.
Sexual violence during the 1992-1995 war in Bosnia and Herzegovina shattered the lives of thousands of women, a new human rights briefing says.