16 October 2013
Former Chilean president Augusto Pinochet was detained in London on 16 October 1998 in a move that changed the idea of international justice forever.
Russian authorities' attempts to stifle human rights work in the country are increasing, Amnesty International warns after NGO loses lawsuit triggered by repressive new law.
Iranian authorities say prisoner will be hanged for a second time once his condition improves.
15 October 2013
A new photo exhibition documents the perils thousands of people from Central America face when making their way across Mexico every year.
The deaths of hundreds of people in detention facilities run by Nigeria’s military Joint Task Force (JTF) must be investigated as a matter of urgency
Arbitrary detention of immigrants in Moscow sweep operation is latest example of disproportionate and discriminatory policing in Russia.
The Algerian authorities must immediately release a blogger detained on terrorism and defamation charges after he shared photos and caricatures of the President and the Prime Minister on his Facebook account.
14 October 2013
Evidence gathered from eyewitnesses, health officials and wounded protesters suggests security forces used live ammunition to disperse crowds of mostly peaceful demonstrators on 6 October.
13 October 2013
The African Union’s declaration that no senior government officials should appear before the International Criminal Court and their call for deferral of the cases against Kenya’s leaders is deplorable
11 October 2013
The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons has been awarded the 2013 Nobel Peace Prize.