28 June 2010
A new Amnesty International report details how a legal loophole allows war crimes committed during the 1975-1999 Indonesian occupation to go unpunished.
Amnesty International has accused the Honduran authorities of failing to address serious human rights violations that followed the coup d’etat of 28 June 2009, when ex-President Manuel Zelaya was forced from power
24 June 2010
The release of a Cuban prisoner of conscience who spent almost a year in pre-trial detention at a maximum security prison after organizing protests critical of the government is long overdue
Government urged not to expel, coerce or persuade refugees to go back to their homes while fears persist of continuing instability in the south of the country.
23 June 2010
A new Amnesty International report documents floggings used as punishment for adultery, indefinite detentions and abuses of migrants, refugees and asylum seekers.
Though released, Emadeddin Baghi now faces the additional charges of undertaking "propaganda against the state" and "colluding to commit acts against national security".
Muhannad al-Hassani was convicted of charges brought against him after he drew public attention to unfair trials of political prisoners before the Supreme State Security Court.
22 June 2010
Cuban President Raúl Castro has been urged to release a prisoner of conscience set to face trial on spurious charges after he organised a protest against the authorities.
20 June 2010
One year after Neda Agha Soltan was shot while leaving a peaceful election protest in Tehran, the authorities have yet to carry out an investigation into her death.
18 June 2010
Authorities accused of subjecting Mordechai Vanunu, who has already spent 18 years in prison, to cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment.