Australia’s policy of placing asylum seekers in indefinite detention is traumatizing innocent people and jeopardizing their mental health, Amnesty International said after visiting some of the country’s most remote detention centres.
Authorities in Cuba are preventing members of the women's organization “Ladies in White” from entering a building in downtown Havana for an event commemorating the second anniversary of the death of activist Orlando Zapata Tamayo.
The London Conference on Somalia has not adequately tackled the dire human rights situation in the country which is threatening the lives of civilians including children, Amnesty International said today.
Tunisian authorities must drop the criminal charges against a newspaper publisher and two journalists for publishing a photograph of a German-Tunisian football player and his naked girlfriend, Amnesty International said after the trial was postponed.
A year after the uprising, Egypt's security forces continue to kill protestors with the same brutal tactics used in Hosni Mubarak’s last days in power, Amnesty International said after concluding riot police yet again used excessive force in policing protests in Cairo and Suez.