30 May 2013
The decision by the Constitutional Chamber of El Salvador's Supreme Court of Justice to deny Beatriz her appeal for access to a therapeutic abortion is "shameful and discriminatory".
Greece must immediately stop segregating Romani schoolchildren from their peers following a third European Court of Human Rights against discrimination of Roma in Greek schools.
29 May 2013
A new law on non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in Egypt, currently with the Shura Council, would effectively be a death blow to independent civil society in the country.
Police used pepper spray and stun grenades to repel desperate crowds outside a Cape Town refugee office.
28 May 2013
Today’s court appeal by two members of a prominent Saudi Arabian human rights organization is a bid for justice amid a broader crackdown on activism in the Gulf kingdom.
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.