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Amnesty has warned that military ties between the UK and Libya, Somalia and Burma must only be established if there are “comprehensive safeguards” against human rights abuses.
UK aid for Iran’s ‘War on Drugs’ is helping to send hundreds of people to death row, says the legal charity Reprieve.
Amnesty International has condemned the Bahraini authorities’ detention of a 16-year-old boy in an adult prison in violation of international human rights standards.
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.