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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.
Amnesty International has called on the Hamas authorities in Gaza to halt executions they say they plan to carry out after the Muslim religious festival of Eid al-Fitr.
Amnesty has joined bereaved families in calling for an independent public inquiry into the circumstances of the Omagh bomb and subsequent investigative failures.