Asylum seekers have set themselves on fire and sewed their lips shut on the Pacific island
The National Council of the Resistance of Iran is calling for the UK government to acknowledge the executions and human rights abuses in the country
Turkish president tells millions at pro-government rally he would approve return of capital punishment
Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein says there are 'serious doubts about the fairness of the trials'
Boy reportedly still reluctant to attend school after the incident
Editor of Mouchake Dhil magazine has been held without charge in prison since April despite having diabetes and a heart condition
Nazir Hussain shot his two sisters dead because they had chosen their own husbands, according to police
Documented cases of violence against women in Afghanistan are increasing, says the Foreign Office
'Executions are never the answer to stopping crime, especially when they result from a flawed justice system that ignores torture allegations'
The European Court of Human Rights has frequently found Turkey to be in breach of the absolute ban on torture, and our clients at Freedom from Torture are living proof that it continues to take place under Erdogan’s government
Leader’s proposal to force companies to publish ‘equality pay audits’ could ‘breach human rights’
President Petro Poroshenko claims that killing may be an attempt to 'destabilse' his country
Once considered one of the more liberal Arab monarchies, Bahrain is turning into a police state as vicious and arbitrary as Egypt
Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch have called for Riyadh's suspension over its conduct in Yemen
Court says decision to invade is outside its remit but will use report to look at evidence of soldiers' human rights abuses
The Home Affairs select committee has suggested it is the best way to promote sex workers' safety