June 17, 2013
The victory of Hassan Rouhani, a 64-year-old cleric, in Iran’s presidential election, presents a new opportunity to address human rights abuses in the country.
June 11, 2013
Criminal “defamation of religion” charges must be dropped in a number of cases across Egypt, Amnesty International said today after a teacher was convicted for insulting Islam and the Prophet Muhammad...
June 5, 2013
Amnesty International and nine other international human rights groups urged Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan to veto a draconian new law that would formalize discrimination against LGBTI peopl...
June 3, 2013
President Goodluck Jonathan of Nigeria should not sign into law a draconian new bill that would formalize discrimination against LGBTI people and have wide-ranging effects on civil liberties in the c...