Private Bradley Manning is moving to a less harsh detention centre after 10 months in a military brig on accusations of giving documents to Wikileaks.
Government urged to investigate links between gangs and public officials, following the arrest of 16 police officers accused of working with gang members responsible for mass killings near the US border.
Clashes between protesters and police over a mining project have left three dead over the past week and scores injured.
Authorities urged to conduct a full investigation into the deaths of 59 people, whose bodies were found on a route used by migrants travelling to the USA.
Pennsylvania Attorney General set to decide whether to appeal ruling that could allow murder suspect Jordan Brown to face juvenile court.
Guantanamo detainee Khalid Sheikh Mohammed will be tried by a military commission rather than in an ordinary federal court.
Private Bradley Manning has been held in solitary confinement 23 hours a day and subjected to other unreasonable restrictions since July 2010.
Authorities urged to halt the evictions by security forces which have so far left 2,500 people homeless and resulted in the death of one man.
Authorities urged not to force activists into exile after José Ferrer and Félix Navarro, the final two from a group of 75 detained in March 2003, were freed.
Amnesty International urges several US states to abandon planned legislation that would drastically restrict workers' rights.
Amnesty International urges the Mexican authorities to provide protection to two prominent women activists forced to flee their homes after receiving death threats for their human rights work.
Cuba is still stifling freedom of expression despite high profile prisoner releases, continuing to harass, arrest and intimidate hundreds of activists.
Activist Néstor Rodríguez Lobaina was detained for his human rights work three months ago and is set to face trial at the end of March.
Illinois will become the 16th state in the USA to ban capital punishment when the law signed by Governor Quinn comes into effect on 1 July.
Authorities urged to stop the high numbers of women being killed across the country and ensure perpetrators are brought to justice, ahead of International Women's Day.
Control Arms Coalition calls on countries meeting at the UN in New York this week to ensure no weapons or munitions are sold to human rights abusers.
Authorities urged to investigate the killings and to protect the rest of the indigenous Quebrada Seca community in the east of the country.
Amnesty International urges the Mexican authorities to provide protection to the family of a murdered human rights activist, after three of her relatives were today found dead.
Amnesty International has urged Cuban authorities to end the harassment of relatives of a human rights activist who died during a hunger strike last year.
Amnesty International urges members of Trinidad and Tobago’s parliament to vote against a constitutional amendment Bill which would allow executions to be resumed in the country.