The American Civil Liberties and Amnesty International, two of the largest human rights organizations in the US, are calling on President Barack Obama to pardon NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden.
Exclusive: Rights groups raise concerns over fate of political prisoners held in facility at the time
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‘Guards would come to the bars and say: ‘Knock on the door when they die.’ It was a famous saying’
Israeli government insists there is 'no truth' in claims and says shortages down to faulty water lines
Saudi Arabia is not a reliable partner for the promotion of peace but an albatross around our necks
The Saudi-led coalition was accused of causing 60 per cent of child deaths and injuries in Yemen last year
New research shows criminalisation interferes with prostitutes' human rights
'This reckless decision by the Kenyan government is an abdication of its duty to protect the vulnerable and will put thousands of lives at risk,' Amnesty International warns
Activists say the government should stop making excuses for 'disturbing' civil liberties crackdown
'It would be unprecedented in the history of warfare for [air strikes] not to have killed civilians,' says monitoring group
Lindsay Sandiford and Gareth Cashmore have been sentenced to death by firing squad
Fadi Mansour has reportedly been held for over a year in the airport's Problematic Passengers Lounge, which has no natural light, beds or privacy
Mohammad Sakha teaches circus skills to children with learning disabilities
Report issues damning assessment on the state of human rights in the world right now
Critics say move amounts to a 'gross attack on democratic freedoms'