Iran has been swept by protests since the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini in the custody of the country's morality police last September.
Two dozen migrant rescue workers are being accused of espionage in Greece as rights monitors lambast the slow proceedings and say the case is politically motivated.
Military leaders are releasing thousands, including an ex-British envoy, a Japanese journalist and an Australian economics adviser from prison, officials and local media say.
Actors linked to military and radical Buddhist nationalist groups flooded Facebook with anti-Muslim content prior to large-scale massacres, Amnesty International says, demanding Facebook meet Rohingya's demands for remediation.
Some 1,619 prisoners, including 42 foreigners to be "pardoned" and will be released to mark the Buddhist new year, Myanmar's junta has said.
Amnesty International has been a vocal critic of the Modi government's treatment of minorities and alleged abuses by Indian security forces in the disputed region of Kashmir.
Allegations of antisemitism are weaponised to stifle freedom of speech and serve to uphold Germany’s constructed narrative of alleged guilt and moral dedication to Israel.
Military rule in Myanmar has announced that the amnesty will be placed on the nation’s Union Day.
Despite a promised amnesty, Taliban forces committed “unforgivable” acts in retaliation against ex-government officers, a recent report shows.
The arrest of environmental lawyer Steven Donziger is yet another example of an ongoing pattern of corporations using the US legal system to intimidate advocacy organisations and activists.
Israel has outlawed six prominent Palestinian human rights groups by declaring them terrorist organisations, in a major escalation of its decades-long crackdown on political activism in the occupied territories.
Daesh and related groups are increasingly recruiting and targeting children in the region around Niger's borders with Mali and Burkina Faso.
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