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Burma's authorities must act immediately to end the ill-treatment of political prisoners in Yangon’s Insein Prison, says Amnesty International.
Twenty-seven Roma families in Serbia's capital Belgrade face imminent forced eviction from their homes to make way for new commercial housing.
The Ugandan government and public officials are placing illegitimate restrictions on freedom of expression and peaceful assembly, say critics.
Uruguay has adopted a new law that moves towards justice for the many victims of gross human rights violations during the country’s military rule.
The Commonwealth may become "irrelevant" if its leaders allow Sri Lanka to become its next host, Amnesty International says, ahead of its summit.
Chemical giant Dow’s high profile contract for London’s 2012 Olympic Games is a slap in the face for the survivors of India’s Bhopal poison gas disaster.
Amnesty says it is essential to conduct a full, independent and impartial inquiry to establish the full circumstances of Colonel Gaddafi’s death.
The new authorities in Libya must stamp out arbitrary detention and widespread abuse of detainees, says Amnesty International in a new briefing.
Amnesty International has urged Canadian authorities to arrest and either prosecute or extradite former US President George W. Bush for his role in torture.
A leading human rights NGO says the Egyptian army must answer for the death toll at a Coptic Christian rally against religious discrimination.