7 May 2013
An activist in Algeria is sentenced to a two-month suspended prison term and a fine after he distributed leaflets about unemployment in the country.
Puerto Rico’s lawmakers have a historic opportunity to end discrimination against the island’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) people.
Serious human rights violations and denial of fundamental freedoms in Equatorial Guinea are casting a shadow over campaigning ahead of the 26 May, 2013 legislative elections.
3 May 2013
The Maldives authorities must commute the death sentences of two teenagers who received capital punishment for a murder allegedly committed when they were under 18.
Scores of journalists reporting on human rights abuses in Syria have been killed, arbitrarily arrested, detained, subjected to enforced disappearances and tortured over the last two years.
2 May 2013
The homeless man originally from Ukraine has been sentenced to death for killing a fellow prisoner in Mahiliou, eastern Belarus.
Israeli settlers in the Nablus district of the occupied West Bank set up a new illegal outpost yesterday
By declaring the so-called “Nomad emergency” unlawful and unfounded, Italy's Supreme Court has helped to end discrimination against Roma communities.
Pakistani authorities urged to protect Indian prisoners from violence after death row inmate dies following an attack in a Lahore jail.
The US state of Maryland has joined the overwhelming global trend towards ending the death penalty.