Jul 31 2015 12:31 pm
China: 2022 Olympics a test for Human Rights

Sports and Rights Alliance China: 2022 Olympics a test for Human Rights

Jul 31 2015 10:04 am
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 7:00 pm

Mass prisoner release is a step forward but many political opponents and prisoners of conscience remain in detention

Jul 24 2015 1:03 pm
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 12:21 pm
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 4:31 pm
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 2:23 pm
Government refuses to investigate commodities giant Trafigura

· Lack of tools and resources blamed for inaction

Jul 23 2015 2:03 pm
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