28 May 2013
New laws expanding death penalty signal intent to restart executions, following outcry over murders of women accused of 'sorcery'.
The trial of a blogger before a military court in Tunisia after he peacefully expressed his opinion on the internet is worrying evidence of the state of freedom of expression in the country.
27 May 2013
Amnesty International paid tribute today to Christopher Keith Hall, a long-serving senior legal adviser at the organization, who died, aged 66, after a battle with cancer.
24 May 2013
“The tragedy is not only inside, but also outside Syria,” says a London-based Syrian human rights activist.
Ugandan authorities must end an attack on freedom of expression that has left several media outlets shut by security forces, Amnesty International said.
The African Union must reject Kenya’s attempts to shield its leaders from being held to account for the human rights violations that took place in Kenya in 2007-2008.
Two of the 94 people on trial in the UAE talk to Amnesty International about the state of freedom of expression in the country.
23 May 2013
Global inaction on human rights is making the world an increasingly dangerous place for refugees and migrants, Amnesty International said today as it launched its flagship annual report.
For people who flee across the European Union’s borders to seek respite from conflict or persecution, life is not always everything they might have hoped it would be.
Human rights activists talks about the dangerous journey millions of people make every year from Central America to the USA through Mexico.