The High Criminal Court of Appeal in Bahrain has postponed to 4 September the final verdict on the appeal of 13 opposition activists and prisoners of conscience convicted on charges related to pro-reform protests last year.
The Somali authorities and the international community must act to end impunity for the killing of media workers Amnesty International said today, following the deaths of two journalists in separate incidents in the capital Mogadishu at the weekend.
A Saudi Arabian cleric and outspoken critic of the Saudi government held in detention for more than a month must be either charged with a recognizably criminal offence or released, Amnesty International has said.
The Israeli authorities must investigate allegations that two Palestinian prisoners on hunger strike in protest at their continued administrative detention have been ill-treated while in detention, Amnesty International said today.
“They never consulted with us, they never told us… that this was going to have… so much negative impact, …that it was going to cause so much conflict.” -- Carmen Mejía, an Indigenous woman from San Miguel Ixtahuacán, describing Goldcorp Inc’s Marlin mine in Guatemala.
The Congolese government and M23 armed group fighting in DR Congo’s north Kivu province must ensure threats against human rights defenders and journalists are stopped, Amnesty International has said, following an increase in documented cases of intimidation over the past three weeks.