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To coincide with Human Rights Day 2012 (http://www.ekklesia.co.uk/node/17578), it seems appropriate to highlight a past report from Ekklesia, authored by Savitri Hensman, examining 'Contrasting church attitudes on human rights for all'.
Amnesty International has warned that the plight of foreign nationals in Libya has worsened since the end of Colonel Gaddafi’s rule.
A new report from Amnesty International calls on the Mexican authorities to tackle the systemic and widespread use of torture across the country.
Amnesty has called on the Tunisian authorities to drop indecency charges against a woman summoned to court after complaining that police officers raped her.
A new report by the United Nations independent panel probing abuses in Syria says gross human rights violations have increased in recent weeks.
The Sudanese authorities have been told to stop the torture and ill-treatment of those detained following demonstrations since mid-June 2012.
Church activists from the Philippines have criticised the Aquino government for not being able to improve the situation regarding human rights violations.
A new project which brings together all the available data on hundreds of victims of rendition, torture and secret detention has launched online.
Twenty leading international and Afghan NGOs have called on NATO and the Afghan government to ensure Afghan forces uphold law and order.
A new report by Amnesty Interntional says the Bahraini government’s response to the findings of an international commission of inquiry has proved inadequate.