Guantanamo cell replica on National Mall in Washington
Larry Cox, executive director of Amnesty International USA, speaks during an Amnesty International USA rally to kick off the Washington, D.C. stop of the national tour of the Guatanamo cell replica on the National Mall in Washington on June 25, 2008. The replica has been displayed in Miami, Philadelphia, and Portland, Maine. (UPI Photo/Patrick D. McDermott)
Amnesty International says Israel and Hamas committed war crimes and violated other international humanitarian laws during Israeli attacks on Gaza last year.
A Moscow court said Friday the March inspection of civil organization Memorial Human Rights Center was conducted legally.
A report from Amnesty International says the administration of Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi failed to implement reforms to eradicate torture.
Forced confessions put "possibly hundreds" of people on death row in Iraq, Amnesty International reports.
Uprisings that swept across North Africa and the Middle East starting in 2011 still are shaping human rights developments, an Amnesty International report said.
Human Rights Watch called on a European leader to pressure Russia to end its policy of targeting non-governmental organizations.
The human rights group Amnesty International called on Indonesia Thursday to halt three imminent executions and end the death penalty in the country.
More than 50 people, believed to be Rohingya Muslims being evacuated ahead of a cyclone, were missing or feared drowned after their boat capsized off Myanmar.
At least eight people died when a boat evacuating Rohingya Muslims capsized off the Myanmar coast in a scramble to flee an approaching storm, aid agencies said.
Non-governmental organizations in Russia are considered enemies of the state by Russian President Vladimir Putin, NGO leaders said.