Egypt

When doctors don't help: 'Medical negligence' in Egypt's prisons

Deliberately withholding medical treatment in Egyptian prisons and elsewhere amounts to torture, according to experts.

When doctors don't help: 'Medical negligence' in Egypt's prisons

Human Rights

US 'misuses law to harass' migrant rights advocates: Amnesty

Amnesty International accuses US government of conducting 'discriminatory campaign' against migrant rights defenders.

US 'misuses law to harass' migrant rights advocates: Amnesty

Amnesty International

Rights group urges Sudan military to ensure safety during rallies

Amnesty International warns Sudanese authorities against use of lethal force against protesters on Sunday.

Rights group urges Sudan military to ensure safety during rallies

Saudi Arabia

Amnesty urges Saudi to rule out death penalty for boy

Murtaja Qureiris reportedly faces execution for offences including participating in protests when he was 10 years old.

Zimbabwe

Amnesty International suspends Zimbabwe office over 'fraud'

The rights group said it would try to recover lost funds, while assuring donor money was safe.

Amnesty International suspends Zimbabwe office over 'fraud'

Vietnam

'Fear and paranoia': How Vietnam controls its media

'Level of terror rises sharply' as Vietnam ranks 176th out of 180 countries in the 2019 Press Freedom Index.

'Fear and paranoia': How Vietnam controls its media

Asia

Free speech concerns in Bangladesh as writers, activist arrested

Three arrests in a week once again raise fears of crackdown on freedom of expression in the country and draw criticism.

Free speech concerns in Bangladesh as writers, activist arrested

France

Amid protests, Saudi ship leaves France without arms cargo

Saudi vessel that was due to load arms sets sail without them amid protests over use of French-made weapons in Yemen.

Amid protests, Saudi ship leaves France without arms cargo

Iran

Amnesty: Iran secretly executes two minor boys over rape

Teenage cousins kept in dark about death sentences and flogged before executions, rights group says.

Amnesty: Iran secretly executes two minor boys over rape

Lebanon

Amnesty calls on Lebanon to end 'abusive' sponsorship system

The UK-based rights group called on the Lebanese government to end the migration sponsorship system known as kafala.

Amnesty calls on Lebanon to end 'abusive' sponsorship system

Africa

Nigeria's Shia protesters: A minority at odds with the government

After much bloodshed, rallies continue as prominent Shia leader Ibrahim El Zakzaky languishes in prison.

Nigeria's Shia protesters: A minority at odds with the government

Sudan

Joy turns to anger as Sudan protesters reject 'regime coup'

Opposition activists and groups call for a civilian government to replace Omar al-Bashir, vow to continue protests.

Joy turns to anger as Sudan protesters reject 'regime coup'

Human Rights

Amnesty: Lowest number of prisoners executed in 2018

Human rights organisation warns against complacency and says more needs to be done to abolish death penalty.

Amnesty: Lowest number of prisoners executed in 2018

Talk to Al Jazeera

Can Amnesty International fix its toxic work culture?

Amnesty head Kumi Naidoo discusses bullying, discrimination and mismanagement affecting the organisation internally.

Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia temporarily frees three women's rights activists

After months in detention, some of the the activists jailed for their human rights campaigns granted temporary release.