• Aug 4 2015
  • 8:36am
Pakistan: execution of Shafqat Hussain 'a deeply sad day'
Claims that Hussain was under 18 at time of crime and tortured into false confession went unheeded  
  • Jul 31 2015
  • 12:31pm
China: 2022 Olympics a test for Human Rights
Sports and Rights Alliance China: 2022 Olympics a test for Human Rights
  • Jul 31 2015
  • 10:04am
Central African Republic: Unprotected Muslims forced to abandon religion
Muslims returning to ethnically-cleansed areas of western Central African Republic (CAR) have in some cases been forced to abandon their religion, said Amnesty International in a report published t
  • Jul 24 2015
  • 7:00pm
Mass prisoner release is a step forward but many political opponents and prisoners of conscience remain in detention
  • Jul 24 2015
  • 1:03pm
Chile: Glimmer of hope for Pinochet's victims as officers charged in Victor Jara killing
News that a Chilean judge is charging 10 former military officers for the killing of singer and political activist Víctor Jara in 1973 brin
  • Jul 24 2015
  • 12:21pm
UN slams Northern Ireland executive on abortion and 'troubles' issues
“It’s a matter of global embarrassment that Northern Ireland has been criticised by the UN over its abuse of women’s rights and failure to prioritise their health.”
  • Jul 23 2015
  • 4:31pm
UN calls for urgent reform of UK surveillance laws
“These are the sorts of concerns you’d expect to hear raised about countries that don’t care about human rights.
  • Jul 23 2015
  • 2:23pm
Government refuses to investigate commodities giant Trafigura
·        Lack of tools and resources blamed for inaction
  • Jul 23 2015
  • 2:03pm
Iran: 'staggering' execution spree with nearly 700 people executed in just over six months - new figures
New figures show 694 executions up to 15 July, with executions set to top 1,000 for year