25 April 2013
Today’s decision by a Moscow court to fine an independent non-governmental organization and its leader is an alarming indicator for the future of civil society in Russia.
Two teachers have been deteined without charge for a week in the Republic of Congo in connection with a peaceful strike.
24 April 2013
A new report examines recent laws aimed at undermining freedom of expression, assembly and association in Russia.
The Chinese authorities must release the sister-in-law of a prominent human rights activist and end the ongoing harassment of his relatives living in Shandong Province.
It is vital that the international community does more to help the increasing number of refugees pouring across borders as they flee the violence in Syria
Bahrain is clearly "not serious" about implementing human rights reforms, Amnesty International said after the Gulf kingdom cancelled a planned visit by the United Nations' torture expert.
The Pakistani authorities must investigate a wave of attacks and threats on political candidates and election workers ahead of general elections on 11 May.
23 April 2013
Forced evictions in Haiti are worsening the already desperate situation of thousands of people still living in displacement camps more than three years after the devastating earthquake of January 2010.
22 April 2013
The victims of a recent shooting at a strawberry farm in southern Greece still fear for their livelihoods and safety, Amnesty International said after a visit to the farm.
The US authorities must urgently end indefinite detention at Guantánamo Bay, Amnesty International said today after it was confirmed that more than half the detainees are now on hunger strike.