23 March 2010
Hours before the 'Crossfire' exhibition was due to open at a special ceremony in Dhaka, police moved in and demanded that the organizers cancel it.
22 March 2010
A new Amnesty International report documents the pervasiveness of torture and other ill-treatment in the criminal justice system and the persistence of impunity for such actions.
On World Water Day Israeli authorities have been urged to end discriminatory practices against Palestinians in the Occupied Palestinian Territories.
Andrei Zhuk and Vasily Yuzepchuk were sentenced to death in 2009 for separate crimes but had been sharing a death row cell in Minsk.
Amnesty International calls on the Malawian authorities to immediately and unconditionally release two men, after a judge ruled that they will face trial in April on charges of “gross indecency”.
19 March 2010
An increase in harassment, arbitrary arrests, detentions, torture and other ill-treatment by security forces is anticipated ahead of April's elections.
18 March 2010
President Ma Ying-jeou urged to ensure that the country's de facto moratorium on executions remains in place.
President Raúl Castro has been urged to ensure the safety of a group of female relatives of prisoners of conscience.
If the higher courts reject his appeal, former televison presenter 'Ali Hussain Sibat could be executed at any time.
It is not known why 'Abed al-Hafith 'Abed al-Rahman is being detained or whether any charges have been brought against him.