27 January 2014
Aquino administration urged to end routine torture after 44 detainees accuse at least ten police officers in Laguna province of torture and corruption.
26 January 2014
The jailing of prominent Chinese legal scholar and activist Xu Zhiyong is a travesty and he should be released immediately.
24 January 2014
Pakistan must immediately and unconditionally release a man sentenced to death under the country’s blasphemy laws today.
Maldives must immediately put a stop to any plans to resume executions for the first time in 60 years.
New evidence of the slaughter of women, children and the elderly gathered by Amnesty International underscores the extreme dangers faced by the Muslim minority in the CAR.
23 January 2014
The adivasi woman was allegedly gang-raped on the orders of an unelected all-male village council as punishment for falling in love with a Muslim man.
Vote by Parliament means that rapists can no longer escape prosecution by marrying their victims if they are under 18.
22 January 2014
Writer and political commentator Jamal al-Hajji sentenced to eight months for remarks made about prominent political figures on television.
Situation in Kyiv increasingly volatile after four protesters are killed and the government says that police may start using live ammunition.
Reports have emerged today of 12 secret executions carried out by the Iraqi authorities, bringing the number of prisoners put to death since Sunday to 38.