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Amnesty International has received credible reports that the Nigerian authorities have hanged four men in Benin City Prison.
Russian police and agents of a private security firm are currently attempting to evict the prominent Russian civil society group For Human Rights.
Libya has been told to end indefinite detention of refugees, asylum seekers and migrants, including children, solely for immigration purposes.
The Romanian authorities stand accused of betraying thousands of citizens through broken promises and "total disregard" of their right to adequate housing.
Police in Turkey have been refusing to acknowledge that they have been holding people in custody following mass detentions carried out across Istanbul.
Sudanese military forces have resorted to brutal scorched earth tactics to drive out the civilian population, Amnesty International says in a report today.
Police in Colombia have been warned that paramilitaries are intending to kill a human rights defender and his family, Amnesty reports.
Civilians in Mali are among dozens tortured, killed and disappeared, including while in detention, since the launch of the French army’s intervention.
Pakistan’s new government must not surrender respect for human rights in potential peace talks with armed groups, Amnesty International says.
The Turkish authorities have been told to order police to stop using excessive force against peaceful protesters in Istanbul, and investigate other abuses.