12 April 2013
The Uruguayan Parliament’s adoption of the Equal Marriage Act on 10 April will bolster human rights protections and bring an inclusive society for all a step closer.
11 April 2013
Despite new Criminal Code procedures, Ukrainian police are still getting away with shocking amounts of torture and beatings.
In Iran, the second highest user of the death penalty, suspects are sometimes forced to appear television to "confess" to alleged crimes before being sentenced to death.
10 April 2013
Use of the death penalty continues to be restricted to an isolated group of countries, and progress towards abolition was seen in all regions.
The wife of a hunger-striking Libyan journalist tells of her disbelief that her husband has been imprisoned for ‘offending’ the judiciary
9 April 2013
As tensions escalate on the Korean peninsula, Amnesty International answers key human rights questions.
A recent spike in civilian deaths in Afghanistan highlights the urgent need for all parties to the conflict to take greater precautions to avoid civilian casualties, Amnesty International said today.
5 April 2013
Witness says the women were subjected to horrific sexual violence with hot iron rods in the Southern Highlands, and the six are still missing.