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An Amnesty International briefing on the situation in Egypt says hundreds of supporters of former president Morsi have been arrested and denied their legal rights.
The UK Supreme Court has criticised Government lawyers over their unnecessary use of secret courts – known as Closed Material Procedures.
The United Nations human rights chief has called on the international community to end the Syrian conflict, saying it is “an intolerable affront to the human conscience.”
Lawyers for the UK Government claim that it should not be held accountable in British courts for its role in the rendition and torture of Gaddafi opponents in 2004.
Twenty years after independence, Eritrea’s prisons are filled with thousands of political prisoners locked up without charge, says a new report from Amnesty.
Younous Chekkouri, a detainee cleared for release but who remains held in Guantanamo, has given the first inside account of the raid carried out by prison authorities.
The Belarusian authorities must stop the execution of a homeless man who was sentenced to death for murder earlier this week, Amnesty International says.
David Cameron says he will raise the issue of three British men tortured by Dubai police with the President of the United Arab Emirates during his state visit.
Human rights groups have called on the Prime Minister to raise human rights abuses with the President of the United Arab Emirates during his State Visit to Britain.
The mother of one of three British men tortured by police in the UAE has asked a Dubai court to let her son return home.