February 16, 2015
As Nigerians prepare to go to the polling stations to elect their President on 28 March, we take a look at some of the main human rights issues facing people living in Africa’s most populous, oil-rich...
February 12, 2015
A young Iranian man set to be hanged on 19 February gave a harrowing account of how, as a teenager, officials tortured him for 97 days to make him “confess” to a crime, before sentencing him to death.
February 9, 2015
USA: Guantánamo 9/11 military hearing halted after defendant claims court interpreter worked at CIA black site
Today’s abrupt halt of the US military court hearing of five alleged plotters of the 11 September 2001 attacks is just the latest in a string of serious incidents that have marked the inherently unfai...
January 27, 2015
Targeted UN sanctions and accountability are urgently needed to end rampant abductions, torture, summary killings and other abuses by rival forces in Libya.