July 27, 2012
Court says a State that has abolished the death penalty cannot hand over an individual to another State if there is a risk of the death penalty being used.
June 21, 2012
The arrests in South Africa of members of a police unit linked to unlawful killings and torture is a breakthrough in fighting impunity for human rights violations.
May 15, 2012
Amnesty International Urges Africa to End Discrimination Against LGBTI on International Day Against Homophobia
Discrimination and persecution against individuals because of their sexual orientation is increasing across sub-Saharan Africa.
November 22, 2011
The South African parliament has passed a controversial secrecy bill which will put severe limitations on free speech.