Amnesty International's newest report exposes a markedly deteriorating human rights situation in Bahrain, where authorities have reneged on promises to enact far-reaching human rights reforms.
More than 3,000 prisoners in California are being held under extreme conditions of solitary confinement -- deprived of human contact, fresh air and sunlight for more than 22 hours a day.
Every day Syrian civilians are killed or injured in their homes or in the street, while running for cover or trying to shelter from the bombings.
Prison conditions in Chad are deplorable. Men, women and children share overcrowded cells and often must supply their own food and medicine. Amnesty International is calling for urgent prison reform.