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It is very discouraging to see powerful forces in Guatemala granting Rios Montt yet another chance to escape justice. There is, however, reason to hope.
With more death row mistakes than any other state, Florida should not be trying to put executions on a fast track. But that's what seems to be happening.
Today, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) individuals and activists around the world will recognize the International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHO).
We are holding a vigil outside the White House to send a clear message to the president: the time to close Guantanamo has come. Join us.
In Nebraska, support for death penalty abolition is once again on the rise; as elsewhere, legislators and the public are losing interest in pursuing death.
How can social media best be incorporated into human rights campaigning?
Despite commitments made in local and international laws, the Indonesian authorities are failing to protect religious minority groups from the increasing attacks they are subject to.
There has been an overwhelming amount of global support over the past few weeks for Beatriz and those in El Salvador working tirelessly on her behalf to save her life. Much of this support has emerged online via Twitter, Facebook, … Please continue reading.
An Amnesty statement released today highlights that three European countries, Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Turkey, still refuse to protect the right to conscientious objection.
The gross abuses associated with wartime violence against women don’t even factor into Congo’s ranking; the report cites among the highest rates of maternal mortality, child mortality, poverty, poor education and, interestingly, women’s very limited political participation.
The judicial system is meant to be fair, however many of those who sit on death row are up against a flawed judicial system where justice for many lives has yet to prevail.
In Nicaragua, pressing charges may no longer be an option. The Nicaraguan government must not allow mediation to replace punishment of gender-based violence.
As former Guatemalan leader General José Efraín Rios Montt's trial resumes, here are 10 reasons that show why the Central American country’s dark past is still relevant today.
New briefing and maps expose the widespread nature of repression and extensive network of detention in Eritrea.
Beatriz has been subjected to another week of cruel, inhumane and degrading treatment, and have no news regarding action by the authorities to save her life.
A look at President Putin's re-criminalization of defamation and attempts to stifle free speech on the anniversary of his inauguration.
Unlike Amnesty, the Honduran government has not demonstrated interest in identifying and punishing those behind attacks on journalists. Take action here!
Amnesty International released a report on World Press Freedom Day detailing dozens of cases of journalists and media workers attacked or held in Syria since the 2011 uprising.
In the months leading up to Pride, Amnesty groups participating in local pride events can access the 2013 Pride Tool Kit for information and resources on LGBT human rights actions.
In Egypt, making fun of the authorities is no laughing matter. It's a criminal offense. Take action to stop the crackdown on freedom of expression in Egypt.