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A thorough investigation is needed into the killing of a nun who had worked for the rights of indigenous communities, human rights groups say.
The Arab League's decision to suspend Syria should spur the UN Security Council into action over its abuses, human rights campaigners say.
Sri Lanka is not credibly investigating torture, Amnesty International has said on the eve of a review by the UN Committee Against Torture.
Burma's authorities must act immediately to end the ill-treatment of political prisoners in Yangon’s Insein Prison, says Amnesty International.
Twenty-seven Roma families in Serbia's capital Belgrade face imminent forced eviction from their homes to make way for new commercial housing.
The Ugandan government and public officials are placing illegitimate restrictions on freedom of expression and peaceful assembly, say critics.
Uruguay has adopted a new law that moves towards justice for the many victims of gross human rights violations during the country’s military rule.
The Commonwealth may become "irrelevant" if its leaders allow Sri Lanka to become its next host, Amnesty International says, ahead of its summit.
Chemical giant Dow’s high profile contract for London’s 2012 Olympic Games is a slap in the face for the survivors of India’s Bhopal poison gas disaster.
Amnesty says it is essential to conduct a full, independent and impartial inquiry to establish the full circumstances of Colonel Gaddafi’s death.