The first execution in Viet Nam in more than 18 months is outrageous and puts hundreds of death row prisoners at risk.
The Cuban authorities must immediately and unconditionally release five men who have been named prisoners of conscience by Amnesty International.
Indigenous peoples’ rights and police violence are the focus of a High Level Mission (HLM) by Amnesty International’s Secretary General, Salil Shetty, this week in Brazil.
The Sri Lankan authorities must not allow the army to investigate itself over allegations of excessive use of force after three men demonstrating over access to drinking water were killed over the weekend.
The Public Order Management Bill which is likely to be passed by Uganda’s parliament tomorrow represents a serious blow to open political debate in the country.
Czech authorities must protect Roma communities from violence and intimidation, Amnesty International and the European Roma Rights Centre said ahead of planned anti-Roma demonstrations.
On the second anniversary of the arrest of Belarusian human rights activist Ales Bialiatski, Amnesty International speaks to his wife about their struggle for justice.
The Iranian authorities must seize the opportunity presented by a change of leadership to undertake a complete overhaul of human rights in the country.
Hundreds of former soldiers and al-Gaddafi supporters are at increased risk of execution, following death sentencing against a former al-Gaddafi minister.
Evidence, including testimonies from survivors, indicates that supporters of deposed President Mohamed Morsi tortured individuals from a rival political camp.
A ruling by Thailand’s Supreme Court shows how the authorities have failed to provide justice for 85 people that died at the hands of the security forces in Tak Bai.
Russia's decision to grant Snowden temporary asylum should allow governments and others to focus on the sweeping nature and unlawfulness of the US government’s surveillance programmes.
France must ensure Mukhtar Ablyazov has a full and fair extradition process and that he is not sent to any country that may return him to Kazakhstan where he will be at risk of torture and an unfair trial.
The Israeli authorities must not use excessive force on demonstrators planning to protest against a plan to forcibly evict tens of thousands of Arab Bedouins from their homes in southern Israel.
US authorities have failed to deliver justice for serious human rights violations dating back more than a decade, Amnesty International flagged as the sentencing phase opened in the Bradley Manning trial.
The Egyptian government’s decision to mandate security forces to end all pro-Morsi sit-ins in Greater Cairo, considering recent violence against protesters, is a recipe for further bloodshed.
Attempts by the Kenyan government to water-down key reforms to regulate the country’s police force will allow human rights violations to continue and officers to act with impunity.
Despite the acquittal of Private Bradley Manning of the most serious “aiding the enemy” charge against him, today's verdict reveals the US government's misplaced priorities on national security.
Today’s decision by a Tunisian court to dismiss a defamation case against the 18-year-old FEMEN activist Amina Sboui is only a partial victory, Amnesty International said as it called for her release.
The government of Cote d’Ivoire has failed to properly investigate evidence of human rights abuses linked to the killings at Nahibly displacement camp in the west of the country just over a year ago.