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Victory
January 17, 2012

Political activist Mohamed Hassan Alim was released without charge on 16 January 2012 after being held incommunicado for 22 days. He was not told why he had been arrested, but believes it was for p...

News
January 17, 2012
Court says Jordanian cleric should not be deported but accepts UK's argument that 'diplomatic assurances' can mitigate the risk of torture.
Press Release
January 17, 2012

Amnesty International USA is asking supporters to take action to halt the execution of a U.S. citizen, Amir Hekmati, who was sentenced to death in Iran after being convicted of spying for the C.I.A...

News
January 16, 2012
Despite an ongoing investigation, Haiti's former ruler has yet to face justice for widespread human rights violations from the past.

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