The Cameroonian authorities must end the persecution of gays and lesbians and repeal laws that criminalize consensual same-sex relations, five human rights organizations said today in an open letter to the President of Cameroon, Paul Biya.
A mass grave uncovered near Libya’s Abu Salim Prison that could be linked to the 1996 mass killing of prisoners should be secured immediately to protect evidence and ensure accurate identification of the bodies, Amnesty International said today.
In a report issued today, Amnesty International urged Uruguay to remove all legal barriers to investigation and prosecution of crimes committed during the military and civilian governments of the 1970s and 1980s.
A Ugandan court’s decision to order the release of a former commander of the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) is a huge setback in delivering justice to victims of human rights violations, Amnesty International said today.
The first fines issued in France today against two Muslim women wearing full-face veils in public are a violation of their rights to freedom of expression and religion, Amnesty International said today.
The Omani authorities must immediately drop the case against two newspaper journalists sentenced to five months in prison for “insulting” the country’s justice minister, Amnesty International said today.