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The Saudi Arabian authorities must withdraw their threat to deal “firmly” with people taking part in demonstrations and refrain from detaining those who exercise their right to peaceful protest, Amnesty International says.
A man facing trial for publishing videos critical of religions should be immediately released by the Egyptian authorities, Amnesty says.
Violent, forced evictions in China are on the rise as local authorities seek to offset huge debts by seizing and then selling off land in suspect deals.
The feeing of one defendent is only a half-measure in achieving justice for the three members of punk group Pussy Riot, human rights groups say.
The Taliban have claimed responsibility for shooting a 14-year Pakistani human rights activist in Swat valley who is now being treated in hospital.
Rwanda’s military intelligence department has illegally held scores of civilians in military detention amid claims of torture, Amnesty says in a new report.
A new cyber-crime law in the Philippines poses serious risks to freedom of expression and must be reviewed, Amnesty International has said.
Amnesty International has condemned the murder of an MP in the Maldives, as political turmoil continues to escalate in the country.
Amnesty has called on the Tunisian authorities to drop indecency charges against a woman summoned to court after complaining that police officers raped her.
Amnesty has called on the Swedish authorities for confirmation that Julian Assange will not be extradited to the USA if he travels to Sweden to face sexual assault charges.