Late dictator Ferdinand Marcos falsely claimed that human rights organisations had never visited the Philippines and that their claims of torture, abuse and mistreatment were untrue.
In its new report, the firm paints a disturbing picture of systemic abuse that journalists and activists allegedly face in the India-administered Jammu and Kashmir.
We are hopeful for the future, and, paradoxically, it comes from the same criminals that have inflicted so much pain on us.
German court sentenced former Syrian intelligence colonel Anwar Raslan to life after he was found guilty of overseeing the murder of 27 people at the Al Khatib detention centre in Damascus in 2011 and 2012.
In an effort to increase its post-Brexit geopolitical clout, London is strengthening its relations with states accused of gross human abuses.
A Gulf Centre for Human Rights report highlighted attacks on civil society activists and the media, as well as torture against citizens.
Assange’s brother, Gabriel Shipton, says extradition of the Wikileaks founder to the US would be a death sentence for him and press freedom worldwide.
Countless Asian and African workers are forced to suffer through a form of modern-day slavery that continues to thrive across the Middle East.
Navalny, who is considered a flight risk by authorities, said he is woken eight times per night by guards announcing to a recording camera that he is still in his cell.
Three prominent advocacy groups from France, Russia and Syria file criminal complaint in Moscow against mercenaries over the 2017 beheading of a man believed to have deserted from the Syrian regime.
Many legal experts find the German court’s conviction sets crucial precedent to prosecute other members of the Assad regime.
Eyad al Gharib, 44, has been found guilty over his role in helping to arrest protesters and deliver them to a detention centre in Damascus in 2011, making this the first verdict for crimes against humanity in Syrian civil war.
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