August 22, 2011
The "Ladies in White," an unofficial network of women protesters in Cuba, face ongoing intimidation from the authorities.
August 21, 2011
Two US citizens accused of "espionage" and "illegal entry" have been sentenced to eight years in prison by a Tehran court.
August 19, 2011
Syrian authorities are feared to be torturing a prominent dissident and his teenage son, his lawyer tells Amnesty International.
August 18, 2011
An investigation into the death in custody of a Ukrainian student is seriously flawed, Amnesty International says after a court effectively clears two officers of responsibility for his death.