Senegal must abide by today’s decision by the International Court of Justice (ICJ) and prosecute the former president of Chad Hissène Habré on charges relating to large-scale human rights abuses during his time in power, Amnesty International said.
A court in Moscow has ruled that three members of the female punk group Pussy Riot must remain in custody for six months after singing a protest song in Moscow's main Orthodox church, prompting Amnesty International to reiterate its call for their immediate release.
The failure today of the UN Security Council to deliver better human rights protection for Syrians will embolden those responsible for the crimes and violence wracking the country, Amnesty International said.
Six weeks after a state of emergency was declared in Myanmar’s Rakhine State, targeted attacks and other violations by security forces against minority Rohingyas and other Muslims have increased, Amnesty International said today.
Guantanamo detainee Majid Khan faces up to 19 more years in prison after pleading guilty to terror charges – yet any justice and accountability for the abuses he suffered at the hands of US authorities remain a remote prospect