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A vote to repeal the death penalty by the US state of Connecticut’s State Senate is a leap forward in the battle to end capital punishment, says Amnesty International.
Amnesty International have called for the release of three young women arrested for staging an anti-Putin song in a Moscow cathedral.
There is a serious need for all guerrilla groups in Colombia to commit to halting kidnapping of civilians and ending hostage taking, says Amnesty.
Amnesty International have called for the release of a leading Bahraini human rights defender serving a life sentence for his role in the Arab Spring.
Any UN mission helping end to armed violence in Syria must include the monitoring and reporting of human rights violations and abuses, says Amnesty.
The acquittal of an Egyptian military doctor accused of carrying out 'virginity tests' on women protesters is proof that military courts are incapable of dealing with human rights abuses, says Amnesty.
Laws criminalizing consensual same-sex relationships must be repealed by the Cameroonian government, Amnesty International says.
The Pakistan Government has failed to protect religious minorities from systematic campaigns of violence and vilification, says Amnesty.
Two British journalists and their Libyan colleagues held by a Libyan militia must be set free immediately or transferred to government custody, says Amnesty
Amnesty has called on Israel to cancel military plans to forcibly displace around 2,300 Bedouin residents of the West Bank onto an area by a garbage dump.