18 April 2013
Social activist Amadou Janneh was sentenced to life imprisonment in January 2012 for his work. While in prison, he met many people on death row, including the nine who were executed in August 2012.
Violent incidents around Venezuela following last Sunday’s presidential elections are only likely to increase unless the authorities carry out prompt, effective investigations and bring those responsible to justice.
Adivasi communities given the final decision on plans for a bauxite mine by a subsidiary of UK-based Vedanta Resources in Orissa.
19 April 2013
Damon Thibodeaux was recentyly released from death row after new evidence confirmed his innocence. This is his story.
17 April 2013
Doctor in El Salvador a not treating a seriously ill pregnant woman because they fear that if they end the pregnancy they might be prosecuted under the country’s total ban on abortion.
With Bahrain about to host the 2013 Formula One Grand Prix, the spotlight has returned to the Gulf country’s human rights record. Here're some of the main issues you should know.
Authorities urged to conduct a thorough and impartial investigation into the death in police custody of displacement camp resident Civil Merius.
Military closes 65 cases of "alleged misconduct" some of which could amount to serious violations of international humanitarian law and war crimes.
Civil society is being suppressed in Belarus by a repressive government that will not tolerate any form of criticism.
A former Chief Justice of the Delhi High Court shares his views on the death penalty in an interview with Amnesty International.