21 May 2010
Seven people were sentenced to 12 years each on charges related to their alleged involvement in an attack on the presidential palace in Malabo last year.
Sara López, Joaquín Aguilar and Guadalupe Borja, who have refused food for a week, are being detained for campaigning against high electricity prices.
20 May 2010
Amnesty International has urged the Bahraini authorities to conduct an independent investigation into the shooting of an anti-government protester in disputed circumstances.
Tiwonge Chimbalanga and Steven Monjeza were arrested in December two days after holding an engagement ceremony.
The Colombian authorities must investigate the killing of a human rights defender who was campaigning against abuses committed by paramilitaries and the security forces in the north-western region of Sucre.
19 May 2010
The proposal put forward by the government would prohibit the wearing anywhere in public of any form of clothing intended to conceal one's face.
18 May 2010
Authorities must protect people left to survive in substandard settlements after they were made homeless by Operation Murambatsvina.
Amnesty International, the Belarusian Helsinki Committee and the Human Rights Centre “Vyasna” have condemned the death sentences handed down to two men convicted of murder in the city of Grodno.
Amnesty International urges the Thai military to stop firing ammunition in Bangkok, where anti-government protesters are gathered.
Four members of staff were also arrested during a late night raid by security forces on the offices of opposition daily Rai Al Shaab.