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The killing of at least 1,089 people over the past fortnight underscores the urgent need for Egypt’s security forces to comply with international standards.
President Obama should commute US Army Private Manning’s sentence to time already served to allow immediate release, Amnesty says.
A sentence of flogging against a 15-year-old rape victim in the Maldives has been annulled, but the girl should never have been prosecuted at all, says Amnesty.
Egyptian has been asked to take urgent steps to ensure the safety of Egypt’s Coptic Christians after unprecedented sectarian violence across the country.
The partner of a Guardian journalist who was detained on 18 August at a London airport was clearly the victim of unwarranted revenge tactics, says Amnesty International.
There must be a full, impartial and effective investigation into the shocking loss of life that has taken place in Egypt over the last week, say critics.
A relative of a Guardian newspaper employee detained yesterday (18 August) while in transit at Heathrow is "clearly a victim of unwarranted revenge tactics".
Those behind the recent deadly attack in a Hizbullah-dominated area in southern Beirut must be stopped from targeting civilians.
There must be a full and impartial investigation into the violent dispersal of sit-in protests in Cairo this week, says Amnesty International.
New evidence from satellite images has revealed the true extent of forced evictions going on in Badia East, Lagos – one of Africa’s two megacities.