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Russia: 'Cold-blooded' murder of Boris Nemtsov must be meaningfully investigated

“This is a cold-blooded murder of one of those free voices whom the authorities have so actively sought to silence.” - Denis Krivosheev

UAE: three sisters detained after tweeting about their jailed brother

The women ‘have vanished as if into a black hole’ after being detained on 15 February

Mexico state visit to UK: 'Stop torture piñata' stunt at Mexican Embassy - Mon 2 March

Brightly-coloured papier-mâché container to be broken open to release thousands of petitions to President Peña Nieto on torture

Northern Ireland: 'Draconian' abortion law harshest in Europe

The laws in Northern Ireland relating to abortion are “draconian” and in urgent need of reform, Amnesty International said today, as it published a new report on the issue.

Libya: mounting evidence of war crimes in the wake of Egypt's airstrikes

‘Egypt has now joined the ranks of those placing civilians at risk in Libya’ - Hassiba Hadj Sahraoui

Amnesty International Global Report: Call for UN Security Council to relinquish veto

'Shameful and ineffective’ global response to abuses by armed groups and states

Agenda 2020: Human rights, labour standards and anti-corruption measures must be central to Olympic Games bids

Human rights, labour standards and anti-corruption measures must be central to all stages of the Olympic Games to stop the event becoming a byword

Thailand: Conviction of university students an 'assault on freedom of expression'

A guilty verdict in Thailand today against two students involved in a play deemed to have insulted the monarchy should be overturned immediately, Amnesty International said.

Iran: fears mount for death row Kurd Saman Naseem who may be executed in secret

‘The lack of news about Saman Naseem’s fate or whereabouts … is cruel and inhuman’ - Hassiba Hadj Sahraoui