February 7, 2012
The new authorities in the Maldives must avoid persecuting members of outgoing president Mohammed Nasheed's political party, Amnesty International said today, after Mr. Nasheed resigned following a...
February 6, 2012
A Palestinian detainee accused of links to Islamic Jihad is at risk of dying after more than 50 days on hungerstrike.
February 4, 2012
Russia and China have again vetoed a UN Security Council resolution on Syria, the day after a military assault killed scores of civilians in Homs.
February 3, 2012
A UN-backed tribunal has given former Khmer Rouge jailer "Duch" a life sentence for the killings of more than 12,272 people.