China must avoid using excessive force in response to protests and allow independent monitors into areas of protest, Amnesty International said today after Chinese security forces in Sichuan Provin...
Today's closure of the criminal proceedings against the head of a well-known Russian human rights organization is a victory for human rights, Amnesty International said.
The Spanish Supreme Court's pending criminal trial of a pioneering investigative judge is a threat to human rights and judicial independence, Amnesty International said today.
Human rights defender Daniel Deuzoumbe Passalet was released without charge on 30 December 2011. He returned to N'Djamena, the capital of Chad, still weak from his hunger-strike.