Topic: Amnesty International
A new report from Amnesty International shows little improvement in Russia's human and civil rights record, despite promises from President Dmitry Medvedev.
05/13/2011 12:27 pm
Uganda anti-gay bill: a bill that would sentence homosexuals in Uganda to death has been called a step backwards for human rights but may pass a vote in parliament.
05/12/2011 02:49 am
Riots at Australia’s immigration detention centers have pushed Prime Minister Julia Gillard’s government to take new measures on asylum-seekers. But critics say they don't target the fundamental reasons for the unrest.
05/11/2011 10:15 am
The economic boom in Turkey that is driving urban renewal is also forcing many minorities and the poor from their homes. Now, some are fighting back with lawsuits.
05/09/2011 02:59 pm
But protesters are angry about the deal, which was brokered by Gulf countries and would give President Saleh and his relatives immunity despite protest violence that has killed at least 120.
04/26/2011 04:24 pm
Under pressure from human rights groups, the Defense Department moved Bradley Manning, charged with giving classified documents to WikiLeaks, to the Fort Leavenworth military prison in Kansas.
04/21/2011 04:24 pm
US support for Arab uprisings is reinvigorating a drive among Kashmiri youth for independence. But they want to accomplish it peacefully.
04/14/2011 10:44 am
For six decades, a piece of land about the size of Britain between Pakistan and India has been the source of major tension and fighting between the two. But recently, the nature of the lengthy conflict has changed. In India-controlled Kashmir, young people inspired by protests across the Middle East have intensified their push for independence – and they want the world to take note. Here is a quick primer about the conflict.
04/14/2011 10:41 am
From a giant "SOS" carved on the ground in Kyrgyzstan to mortar-shell spray in Sri Lanka, human rights can be served by a satellite "spy" camera for proof and prevention of atrocities.
04/13/2011 02:46 pm
British author Alan Shadrake returned to court Monday to appeal his six-week jail term and fine in a case that highlights the limits on free speech in Singapore.
04/12/2011 10:06 am