6 April 2010
The scale of the devastation caused by aerial bombardments of the northern Yemeni region of Sa’dah is revealed in images obtained by Amnesty International.
Scores of Tabu families have lost their homes since November 2009 and it appears that many more evictions may be planned.
More than 90 people were detained in Cairo for taking part in demonstrations calling for political reform on Tuesday.
1 April 2010
Police had barred visitors from entering Dr Shahidul Alam's 'Crossfire' exhibition in Dhaka for over a week.
At least three individuals seen as opposed to President Hugo Chávez were arrested and charged in March alone.
31 March 2010
Artist Owen Maseko was arrested after participating in a show depicting atrocities that took place in the Matabeleland region in the 1980s.
The government has launched a National Action Plan on Women Peace and Security.
High-ranking officials in the de facto administration have signalled their intention to execute those convicted of 'collaboration' with Israel and 'murder'.
30 March 2010
As Amnesty International publishes its world overview of the death penalty for 2009, the organization challenges the Chinese authorities to reveal how many people they execute and sentence to death
Recent developments suggest that the authorities are once more using executions to quell political unrest, intimidate the population and send a signal that dissent will not be tolerated.