Activists say they have been detained, tortured and refused access to legal advice as part of a clampdown ahead of this Friday's protest.
Former US president George W. Bush reportedly cancels a planned visit to Geneva, ahead of expected protests and possible legal action against the former president.
Amnesty International calls on UK government to raise concerns about the killings with the Prime Minister of Bangladesh Sheikh Hasina who visits the UK this week.
Ali Aarrass, who is accused of terrorism-related offences, is believed to be at serious risk of human rights violations amid persistent reports of abuses by Moroccan security forces.
An Italian court has increased rendition sentences for American CIA agents but is still shielding high-ranking Italian officials from trial under a 'state secrets' doctrine.
The wife of a British man held without charge in Iraq for a year is calling on the UK government to step up its efforts to secure the release of her husband.
Full and public disclosure needed about alleged abuses against people held overseas during counter-terrorism operations after news that some are to receive compensation.
Amnesty International's call comes as Pope Benedict XVI is about to begin a four-day state visit to the UK, the first ever state visit to the UK by a Pope.
UK government must ensure forthcoming inquiry into torture and ill-treatment of detainees held abroad during ongoing counter-terrorism operations is independent, thorough and transparent.
Amnesty International has urged Kyrgyzstani authorities to ensure a fair trial for eight ethnic Uzbeks facing charges over the death of a police officer during mass violence across southern parts of the country in June.
Timur Tskhovrebov, who was attacked by up to 10 people, believes he was targeted because of his journalistic work and dissenting political views.
The UK government must ensure its inquiry into UK complicity in torture and other human rights violations of those detained abroad since 9/11 is thorough, independent and as transparent as possible.
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.
Azimzhan Askarov's life is believed to be in danger after he was arrested while gathering evidence of abuses committed during the recent unrest.
Amnesty International voices concern at reports that security forces have attempted to confiscate video and photographic evidence from local journalists and residents.
Amnesty International has called on the Russian authorities to allow immediate legal support for two brothers who appear to have been tortured in police custody in the North Caucasus territory of Ingushetia.
As the spotlight focuses on the world's greatest football tournament, Amnesty International highlights some of the human rights issues facing the host nation and calls on its government to protect all citizens and visitors from human rights abuse.
Amnesty International has called on four European states to immediately stop the forcible return of individuals to Iraq, because their human rights are at serious risk if they are returned to the country.
Amnesty International's annual assessment of the state of the world's human rights, details abuses in 159 countries and shows how power politics are worsening the situation.
The Ukrainian authorities have vowed to ensure accountability for human rights violations in response to Amnesty International’s recommendations to the newly-elected president.