Ahead of French Debate on State of Emergency Extension, Rights Groups Warn of Abuses
Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch have described violations committed under the state of emergency, introduced following the November 13 Paris attacks, just as the French government begins to push for a three-month extension.
Exclusive: Leaked Report Details Brutal Abuses by Kenyan Counterterrorism Forces
A draft report being prepared by the Kenya National Commission on Human Rights documents grave violations committed by security agencies against innocent civilians in the war with al Shabaab.
Sudanese Security Forces Have Been Raping and Burning Women Alive in Darfur
A new report draws on interviews with 212 victims and witnesses to outline crimes allegedly committed by Sudan's Rapid Support Forces, which were established in 2013 to fight rebels in Darfur.
Rights Groups Demand Answers from Qatar Over 'Disappearance' of UK Researchers Investigating Migrant Worker Abuses
Activists reported being followed by police in the country, but Qatari authorities stay silent.
Former Colombian Paramilitaries Begin to Seek Release from Prison
Some 174 demobilized Colombian paramilitaries who are imprisoned will be eligible to apply for release this year under a controversial law.
Leave Your Rights at the Door if You Visit a Romanian Police Station
The majority of abuses take place during a statutory procedure stipulated extensively in the 31st paragraph of the Romanian Law for Police. The problem is that in the document the escorted individual's rights aren't as clearly stated as the police...