Today’s court order authorizing two months of pre-trial detention for the well-known Azerbaijani investigative journalist Khadija Ismayilova is just the latest move to silence independent media voices in the country, Amnesty International said.
A pervasive culture of impunity for torture and other cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment or punishment within the police force has seen allegations of torture rise year on year in the Philippines, but there has never been a single conviction for torture. Here're some of the facts.
A pervasive culture of impunity is allowing torture by police to go unchecked in the Philippines, Amnesty International’s latest report revealed today as it launched a major new campaign to stop torture in the country.
Afghanistan’s foreign donors should press the Afghan government to prevent a further deterioration in the country’s human rights situation and support services crucial to rights, Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch said today.