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An Amnesty International petition calls on the European Commission to take action to end continuing discrimination against Roma people across Europe.
Russian police and agents of a private security firm are currently attempting to evict the prominent Russian civil society group For Human Rights.
The Romanian authorities stand accused of betraying thousands of citizens through broken promises and "total disregard" of their right to adequate housing.
Far from leading to a swift overthrow of the Assad regime in Syria, US arming of rebel groups will "make the suffering and bloodshed worse".
Sudanese military forces have resorted to brutal scorched earth tactics to drive out the civilian population, Amnesty International says in a report today.
Police in Colombia have been warned that paramilitaries are intending to kill a human rights defender and his family, Amnesty reports.
Civilians in Mali are among dozens tortured, killed and disappeared, including while in detention, since the launch of the French army’s intervention.
Pakistan’s new government must not surrender respect for human rights in potential peace talks with armed groups, Amnesty International says.
The Turkish authorities have been told to order police to stop using excessive force against peaceful protesters in Istanbul, and investigate other abuses.
A court appeal by two members of a prominent Saudi Arabian human rights organisation is a bid for justice amid a broader crackdown on activism, says Amnesty.