18 October 2013
A recent legislative change in the Dominican Republic is stripping dominicans of haitian descent of their nationality – and all the rights that come with it.
The Dominican Republic should not implement a Constitutional Court ruling that could leave hundreds of thousands of Dominicans of foreign descent stateless
17 October 2013
The Egyptian authorities must end their appalling policy of unlawfully detaining and forcibly returning hundreds of refugees who have fled the armed conflict in Syria.
Diplomats from Commonwealth countries meeting in London today must push Sri Lanka to end its continuing crackdown on human rights defenders.
Okunishi Masaru, who has spent more than 40 years facing execution and is one of the oldest death row prisoners in the world, has had his seventh request for a retrial turned down.
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