Allegations that the UK government sanctioned the use of torture and ill-treatment in Northern Ireland in the 1970s should be re-examined by the European Court of Human Rights and subject to a new independent investigation.
The international community’s failure to deal with the growing number of Syrian refugees fleeing into Turkey has led to a crisis of unprecedented proportions with refugees facing push-backs and live fire at the border and hundreds of thousands living in destitution, said Amnesty International in a new report published today.
A new tool to enable journalists and human rights defenders to scan their computers for known surveillance spyware has been released today by Amnesty International and a coalition of human rights and technology organisations.
On 18 November the Dominican Parliament adopted a comprehensive reform of the Criminal Code which maintains full criminalization of abortion. It is now with the President of the Republic to enact into law. If enacted, it would violate the rights of women and girls.
Refugee Mirsobir Khamidkariev was abducted in Russia and forcibly returned to Uzbekistan, where he says he was tortured in detention. He is at risk of being subjected to further torture and other ill-treatment.