2 hrs ago | Amnesty International
The DRC authorities have not only failed to prevent mining companies and traders abusing rights, they have themselves violated human rights to facilitate mining operations.
6 hrs ago | Groong
Tankian posted the link of the Take Action Now campaign on his Facebook. "Today's Turkey is a sad reality of a polarized society naively supported by the West as a model Middle Eastern 'democracy'- one with powerful control over the media, and the most journalists in jail in the world.
10 hrs ago | Amnesty International
The ANSF are obliged under international law to ensure accountability for their actions and to provide remedy for civilian casualties of military action.
13 hrs ago | Jewish Chronicle
British pop icon Sting is set to perform as the guest of honour at the annual Auschwitz peace festival this month.
17 hrs ago | Amnesty International
What we see in 21st century Romania is the deliberate expulsion from the society of vulnerable people who live below or on the poverty line and suffer from inadequate housing conditions.
A human rights group says children recruited as soldiers - and those believed to have ties with armed groups - are being illegally detained in Mali.
More than 100 people were reportedly arrested as a result of protesters and police crash on Saturday at Gezi, Taksim and nearby places, Amnesty International reported.
The conviction against Hassan Mostafa is the latest blow to freedom of expression in Egypt, where we see case after case of opposition activists, bloggers, comedians and protesters facing trial for criticizing the authorities or 'defaming religion'.
More than a decade after the last of the fighting, there remains a massive backlog of war crime cases in the countries of the former Yugoslavia.
The fact that Spain is neither investigating nor cooperating with proceedings relating to crimes committed during the Civil War by both parties to the conflict or under Franco is a slap in the face of all the relatives of those who were abused and disappeared at the time.
Raif Badawi was charged last June with "setting up a website that undermines public security" and ridiculing Islamic religious figures.
There are growing fears about the fate of a prominent Chinese photographer and journalist who has not been heard from since security police reportedly detained him at his home in Beijing late last month, Amnesty International said.
Malian forces sre reported to have tortured children - as young as 13 - in detention centres across Bamako for reported involvements or having links to armed militant groups, Amnesty International said in a release Friday.
The lack of effective actions by Paraguay's authorities to carry out a comprehensive investigation into the deaths of 17 people during a raid a year ago is worrying, Amnesty International said today.
The UN and the African Union must step forward and take decisive action to stop Sudan from committing war crimes against civilians in Blue Nile State, says a new Amnesty International report, dismissed as "false" by Khartoum.