The Ugandan Parliament are preparing to debate a bill which entrenches discrimination and hatred against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people on 11 May.
The Catholic Mission in Duékoué, in the West. Tens of thousands of people have sought shelter in the mission since the beginning of the violence in Côte d'Ivoire. © Amnesty International
On 17 December 2010, the authorities of Cluj-Napoca in north-western Romania, forcibly evicted approximately 350 Roma people, including families with children, from Coastei Street at the centre of
Women played a key role in Egypt's protests calling for reform, but have been sidelined since. Now they are demanding their right to participate in that process of reform.
Belarus is the last country in Europe and the former Soviet Union to carry out executions.