Saudi Arabian authorities have interrogated and intimidated four founding members of an emerging human rights group, said Amnesty International, which demanded that the repression stop.
President Obama is right to recommit to closing Guantanamo. But it's time to do more than talk.
The United States and Mexican presidents should listen to local human rights defenders if their plans to improve human rights are to have any real impact.
The U.N. Special Rapporteur on torture, Juan Mendez, said he was "deeply disappointed" after Bahrain postponed next month's visit, citing delays in "ongoing national dialogue."