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Holding prisoners in prolonged solitary confinement in the only federal super-maximum security prison in the US amounts to cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment, says Amnesty.
A new report from Amnesty says the EU must take urgent measures against Greece for its practice of “pushing back” refugees and migrants arriving at its borders.
Authorities in Sharjah (UAE, yesterday sought to block lawyers for a British student from accessing evidence of his torture, in contravention of international law.
A British student who was arrested and tortured in Sharjah, UAE has been punished by prison authorities after complaining about his mistreatment.
A British man arrested and tortured by Dubai police has been acquitted.
A Briton beaten and threatened by Dubai police before being made to sign documents in a language he did not understand, expects a verdict in his trial on 15 April.
A briefing by Amnesty International published yesterday documents atrocities commmitted by Boko Haram and the Nigerian security forces.
A Briton imprisoned in the Democratic Republic of Congo has received a life sentence for the murder of his friend and cellmate despite reports that the death was a suicide.
After revelations about illegal surveillance and drone strike activities from US bases in the UK, the Lords will vote on increased oversight and accountability.
Amnesty has called on the authorities in Texas to halt the planned execution of a Mexican national which would violate an international law.