February 25, 2015
This has been a devastating year for those seeking to stand up for human rights and for those caught up in the suffering of war zones. Governments pay lip service to the importance of protecting ci...
December 19, 2014
A flurry of activity by UN member states to sign and ratify the global Arms Trade Treaty before it enters into force next week is another clear sign of the overwhelming support for this historic move...
January 29, 2014
A decision by a court in Lithuania that a Saudi Arabian national has a right to an investigation into his alleged torture in a secret CIA detention centre in the country is a breakthrough for justice.
June 26, 2013
The municipal authorities of the Lithuanian capital, Vilnius, have said a Pride Parade organized for 27 July cannot be held in the city centre and failed to propose an alternative route.