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Kenya’s decision to place refugees and asylum seekers in camps away from urban centres has been criticised as "discriminatory and unlawful".
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.
Italy must overhaul policies which contribute to the exploitation of migrant labourers, violating their right to work and access to justice, Amnesty has said.
Taiwan has been urged by human rights groups and anti-capital punishment advocates not to succumb to pressure to revert to the death penalty.
There is concern that members of the armed forces and police involved in serious human rights violations in Colombia may evade justice.
Human rights defenders in the Americas are facing escalating intimidation, harassment and attacks from security forces, paramilitary groups and organised crime.
A new Amnesty report exposes gross abuses committed by an al-Qa’ida affiliate and the Yemeni government during their struggle over Abyan.
Opposition activists must be released immediately in Bahrain , Amnesty International has said ahead of a court decision on their case today.
The draft constitution approved by Egypt’s Constituent Assembly poses serious human rights problems, a number of NGOs have said.
Palestine's recognition as a non-member observer state of the United Nations brings with it obligations under international law, says Amnesty International.