The vast majority of the world’s countries today threw their weight behind a UN General Assembly resolution to establish a moratorium on executions with a view to abolishing the death penalty globally, Amnesty International said.
A new tool to enable journalists and human rights defenders to scan their computers for known surveillance spyware has been released today by Amnesty International and a coalition of human rights and technology organizations.
Read everything you need to know about Detekt, a new free tool that scans your computer for traces of known surveillance spyware used by governments to target and monitor human rights defenders and journalists around the world.
30 years ago the world adopted the Convention against Torture, a ground-breaking document that became instrumental in the fight for justice. Sir Nigel Rodley remembers some of the key moments that made it become a reality.
Scores of activists in the UAE have been harassed, arrested and in some cases tortured in custody according to a new report by Amnesty International that sheds light on the government's repressive tactics.