22 January 2014
The continued operation of the US detention camp at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, is a prime example of the USA’s double standard on human rights.
Reports have emerged today of 12 secret executions carried out by the Iraqi authorities, bringing the number of prisoners put to death since Sunday to 38.
Situation in Kyiv increasingly volatile after four protesters are killed and the government says that police may start using live ammunition.
Writer and political commentator Jamal al-Hajji sentenced to eight months for remarks made about prominent political figures on television.
21 January 2014
The Chinese authorities must immediately release prominent activist Xu Zhiyong, whose trial is due to start in Beijing on Wednesday.
A new report based on documents and images smuggled out of the country says that 11,000 people have been tortured and killed while in detention.
Court commutes the death sentences of 15 prisoners and sets out guidelines to safeguard the rights of prisoners on death row and their families.
20 January 2014
The new interim President of the Central African Republic must urgently rein in the anti-balaka militias forcing scores Muslims to leave the country in a bid to escape abuse.
Twenty Egyptians and 10 UAE nationals charged with setting up an “international” branch of the Muslim Brotherhood are at risk of being wrongfully convicted.
17 January 2014
Authorities in Côte d’Ivoire must transfer former militia leader Charles Blé Goudé, who is accused of crimes against humanity, to a legally recognized place of detention where his relatives and lawyers can visit him.