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Around 2,000 civilians have been slaughtered by the armed group Boko Haram in north east Nigeria, with thousands more being forced to flee.
A witness has told Amnesty that the flogging of Saudi Arabian activist Raif Badawi took place on 9 January in front of al-Jafali mosque, Jeddah.
Shell’s long-overdue compensation pay out to a community devastated by oil spills in the Niger Delta is an important victory for its victims.
An Egyptian court’s call for a retrial of three jailed Al Jazeera journalists leaves them still unjustly incarcerated, Amnesty says.
The attack on a Peshawar school shows a merciless disregard for human life and highlights the urgent need to protect civilians in the area, says Amnesty.
The final report of Brazil’s National Truth Commission has been hailed as an historic step towards justice for victims of the county's military dictatorship.
A new briefing from Amnesty says the Indonesian authorities increasingly make use of a range of oppressive blasphemy laws to imprison individuals for their beliefs.
The Philippine authorities are failing to tackle torture as not a single perpetrator has been convicted under a landmark anti-torture law that came into effect five years ago, says Amnesty.
Amnesty International has called on Burkina Faso to rein in the security forces that have used excessive force to crack down on peaceful anti-government protests.
Amnesty International has said that a Chinese consulate in Northern Ireland will become a focus of protest for those concerned with China's human rights record.