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Amnesty has expressed concern that the Catholic Church body auditing internal child protection practice in Northern Ireland is having its work undermined and its funding cut.
Attacks by Islamist armed groups that have killed more than 200 people in recent weeks in northern Nigeria.
An 11 year old Muslim girl has been found isolated in a village west of Bangui following a massacre six days ago.
Amnesty International has expressed concern that the Bahraini authorities will use violence to quash demonstrations on the third anniversary of the uprising.
As the start of the Sochi Winter Olympics comes closer, harassment against civil society activists has intensified.
The alleged horrific gang rape of a 20 year-old adivasi woman in Birbhum, West Bengal, must be investigated immediately, says Amnesty.
The Egyptian authorities are using every resource at their disposal to quash dissent and trample on human rights, says Amnesty.
The Geneva 2 conference on Syria must seek full access to investigate allegations that 11,000 people have been tortured and killed in detention, says Amnesty.
The Geneva II peace conference on Syria must end state sieges imposed on opposition-held towns where civilians are starving, says Amnesty
Rights groups have welcomed a ruling that a Mayor’s decision to forcibly evict 300 Roma in 2010, to a site adjacent to a waste dump, was illegal.