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Security forces used excessive force to disperse homeless families from the rubble of their former homes, from which they were forcibly evicted on 18 February.
Asylum seekers held at a detention center on Manus Island continue to be at risk following two nights of violence, which left one man dead and dozens of others seriously injured.
Legislation on terrorism and disorder being discussed in Brazilian Congress threatens freedom of expression and the right to assemble. The new “crimes” could be used to criminalize protesters.
Iranian engineer Rouhollah Tavana is at risk of execution, as the Supreme Court upheld his death sentence this month. He was sentenced to death in 2013 for charges including “insulting the Prophet”...