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As President Yoweri Museveni begins his new term in office, Amnesty International has urged him to improve Uganda’s patchy human rights record.
The Copenhagen-based pharmaceutical company Lundbeck has refused to submit testimony to a US court opposing the use of its drugs in executions.
Human rights activists seen to be involved in pro-reform protests in Syria have been forced into hiding after receiving threats from Syrian authorities.
The Egyptian authorities must abolish a recent law criminalising peaceful protests and strikes, Amnesty International said on May Day this weekend.
Drugs supplied by European pharmaceutical companies are to be used to execute two US prisoners on the 3rd and 6th of May.
The international community must immediately step up humanitarian aid to the Libyan city of Misratah, Amnesty International has said
The Lebanese authorities are being urged to establish an independent commission to investigate fully the fates of thousands of missing since the civil war.
Iraqi authorities have been told to stop attacks on peaceful protesters calling for political reform and an end to unemployment, poor services and corruption.
Amnesty has condemned the detention of several people protesting against the French law banning any form of clothing publicly concealing the face.
The Serbian authorities must halt forced evictions of Roma in the capital Belgrade and provide them with adequate housing, Amnesty International says.