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Emergency decrees issued by the King of Bahrain which include the banning of protests are a shameful attempt to ban dissent and freedom of expression, says Amnesty.
Women political activists in rural Zimbabwe have told Amnesty International they have been threatened with violence and forced to flee with their children.
A complete overhaul of human rights is needed in Iran, Amnesty has declared in relation to the inauguration of the new President this weekend.
Russia's decision to grant Edward Snowden temporary asylum is positive and should focus attention on sweeping government surveillance, say critics.
The verdict against Bradley Manning reveals the US government’s misplaced priorities on national security, says Amnesty International.
Californian prison authorities have breached international human rights obligations by punitive measures against prisoners on hunger strike, says Amnesty.
Amnesty International is calling for the return of the CIA agent Robert Seldon Lady to Italy to face justice for his part in the US-led rendition programme.
An Amnesty International briefing on the situation in Egypt says hundreds of supporters of former president Morsi have been arrested and denied their legal rights.
A new briefing from Amnesty reveals that the Chinese authorities are still illegally holding detainees in custody and refusing them access to their lawyers and families.
The US government should immediately drop the “aiding the enemy” charge against Bradley Manning, Amnesty International has said.