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The Philippine authorities are failing to tackle torture as not a single perpetrator has been convicted under a landmark anti-torture law that came into effect five years ago, says Amnesty.
Lawyers for a British citizen on trial for drug offences in the UAE have argued for his acquittal after allegations of torture, illegal police conduct and lack of evidence.
Media reports of South African police tying a Mozambican man to the back of a police vehicle and dragging him down the road are “shocking”, says Amnesty International.
With a growing number of fatalities in Kashmir and Jammu, Amnesty International has called on security forces to show restraint when using live ammunition.