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The postponement of a verdict in the appeal case of 13 Bahraini opposition activists has been criticised as “tantamount to a denial of justice.”
The High Criminal Court of Appeal in Bahrain has postponed until 4 September 2012 the final verdict on the appeal of 13 opposition activists
The Bahraini authorities must release 13 opposition activists and prisoners of conscience Amnesty says, ahead of this week's expected verdict.
A Saudi Arabian cleric held in detention for more than a month must be either charged with a recognisably criminal offence or released, says Amnesty.
Both sides fighting in Aleppo may be held criminally accountable for their failures to protect the civilian population, says Amnesty International
Amnesty Inyernational has called upon Texas to commute the death sentence of a prisoner assessed as having a mental disability.
Amnesty International has condemned the “alarming” news that nearly 200 executions have been given the go-ahead in Iraq.
The Mexican authorities have failed to protect women from increasing levels of violence and discrimination, says Amnesty International.
The Sudanese authorities have been told to stop the torture and ill-treatment of those detained following demonstrations since mid-June 2012.
Amnesty has called on the Ukrainian parliament to reject draft laws which it says are a direct assault on lesbian, gay, bisexual and inter-sex people’s rights