A Turkish court has acquitted four men on trial for their participation in a protest in support of a conscientious objector.
Art work conceived by Art for Amnesty and supported by musicians such as Bono and Sting to be unveiled at Prague's recently renamed Václav Havel Airport.
Tajikistan has ordered one NGO to be shut down in what appears to be a politically motivated case, while two other NGOs are also facing immediate sanctions.
The Kazakhstani authorities must not use “extremism” as a pretext to muzzle freedom of the press.
European countries should take further steps to protect trans people from violence that has left in excess of 1,000 dead worldwide in the past four years,
The Greek authorities must drop all charges against a play's organizers, producers and cast who have been accused of blasphemy.
The Greek authorities must uphold the right to freedom of expression, Amnesty International said, following the prosecution of journalist Kostas Vaxevanis.
In countries across Europe, excessive use of force by police against protesters goes uninvestigated and unpunished.
A decision to conditionally release one member of Pussy Riot is only a half-measure in achieving justice, Amnesty International said.
Top-selling artists Rihanna and Shakira should bear in mind the human rights abuses being inflicted on the people of Azerbaijan before they perform there.
Two prison guards and a prison director have been given life in prison for torturing political activist Engin Çeber to death in a Turkish prison in October 2008.
Another Azerbaijani youth activist has been detained as part of a post-Eurovision crackdown on dissent.
Belarusian authorities are attempting to suppress opposition voices ahead of upcoming elections.
A Russian court's decision today to jail members of the punk rock protest band Pussy Riot is a bitter blow for freedom of expression in the country.
Members of the band will stay in pre-trial custody for six more months after singing a protest song in Moscow’s main Orthodox church in February.
A Belarus photographer faces seven years in prison after posting pictures of a pro-free speech stunt involving teddy bears
Members of the Russian punk band 'Pussy Riot' have been jailed for six more months after performing an anti-Putin protest song in a church.
Authorities urged to end impunity for the murder of human rights activists in the North Caucasus, three years after the killing of Natalia Estemirova.
A bill that could stifle critical voices in Russia by restricting the independence of NGOs has been approved by the Duma.
The release of nine Azerbaijani prisoners of conscience is a smokescreen to mask an ongoing crackdown on free expression in the country.