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The Archbishop of canterbury is due to deliver a lecture on 'Faith, human rights and human dignity' of the Ecumenical Centre in Geneva at the invitation of the WCC.
Scottish arms control campaigner David Grimason launched Amnesty Scotland's campaign for a bulletproof global Arms Trade Treaty on Monday (13 February)
Amnesty has called on Israel to cancel military plans to forcibly displace around 2,300 Bedouin residents of the West Bank onto an area by a garbage dump.
Quaker human rights lawyer, Rachel Brett, will deliver the one hundred and fifth Swarthmore Lecture in London in May 2012.
Human rights lawyer, Rachel Brett, will deliver the 150th Swarthmore Lecture in London in May, on Quaker work on human rights at the UN.
The failure of the US to close the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay leaves a toxic human rights legacy, Amnesty International says.
The Nigerian authorities must end excessive use of force against fuel protesters, says Amnesty, after at least one person was killed in Kwara state.
The Guardian Teacher Network and Secondary School magazine SecEd have joined forces to run the Young Human Rights Reporter of the Year competition.
Amnesty International says global arms suppliers must halt the transfer of small arms, ammunition and other equipment to the Egyptian military and security forces.
The last nine months has seen a new wave of repression in Saudi Arabia as authorities have cracked down on protesters and reformists, Amnesty says.