27 January 2014
The Bahraini authorities must immediately investigate the death in custody of a 19-year-old boy who was shot in the head by security forces.
26 January 2014
The jailing of prominent Chinese legal scholar and activist Xu Zhiyong is a travesty and he should be released immediately.
24 January 2014
New evidence of the slaughter of women, children and the elderly gathered by Amnesty International underscores the extreme dangers faced by the Muslim minority in the CAR.
Maldives must immediately put a stop to any plans to resume executions for the first time in 60 years.
Pakistan must immediately and unconditionally release a man sentenced to death under the country’s blasphemy laws today.
23 January 2014
The Egyptian authorities are using every resource at their disposal to quash dissent and trample on human rights, three years after the start of the “25 January Revolution”.
Vote by Parliament means that rapists can no longer escape prosecution by marrying their victims if they are under 18.
The adivasi woman was allegedly gang-raped on the orders of an unelected all-male village council as punishment for falling in love with a Muslim man.
22 January 2014
The continued operation of the US detention camp at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, is a prime example of the USA’s double standard on human rights.
Reports have emerged today of 12 secret executions carried out by the Iraqi authorities, bringing the number of prisoners put to death since Sunday to 38.