28 July 2010
Amnesty International urges Iran to stop harassing human rights lawyers amid continuing uncertainty over the whereabouts of the defence counsel in a controversial stoning case.
Yevgeny Yakovenko, who refuses to carry arms because of his pacifist convictions, was amnestied by a panel of judges.
Amnesty International has condemned the executions of two Japanese men in the first death sentences carried out since the country's new government came to power last year.
27 July 2010
A new Amnesty International report details the poor treatment and living conditions faced by thousands of irregular migrants and asylum-seekers detained in the country each year.
Timur Tskhovrebov, who was attacked by up to 10 people, believes he was targeted because of his journalistic work and dissenting political views.
26 July 2010
Following the conviction of prison camp commander Kaing Guek Eav for crimes against humanity, Amnesty International calls on court to redouble its efforts.
US military files on the war from 2004-2009, released by website Wikileaks, show that leaders did not know what was happening on the ground.
23 July 2010
Amnesty International calls on President Nicolas Sarkozy to work to combat discrimination against Roma and Travellers, ahead of a meeting to discuss "problems" relating to their "behaviour".
Parliament warned that the proposal, which would hamper arrest warrants being issued for suspected criminals visiting the country, could lead to the UK being seen as a safe haven.
The Tribal Law and Order Act, which was passed by the US House of Representatives this week, aims to address public safety issues in Indian territories.