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.

Saudi Arabia

Saudi women activists face 'bogus' charges, says Amnesty

The detainees face charges including contacting foreign media, human rights campaigners and international organisations.

Saudi women activists face 'bogus' charges, says Amnesty

Saudi Arabia

Saudi women's activists stand trial after a year in detention

Saudi's prosecution has not specified charges against activists, who stand trial after almost year of imprisonment.

Iran

Amnesty: Sentencing of Iran lawyer Sotoudeh 'outrageous'

Iranian authorities have sentenced Nasrin Sotoudeh, a human rights lawyer, to 148 lashes and 33 years in jail.

Amnesty: Sentencing of Iran lawyer Sotoudeh 'outrageous'

Africa

Refugees in Libya 'tortured' for breaking out of detention centre

Nearly 150 detainees broke out of their cell in Tripoli's Triq al Sikka earlier this week to protest against abuse.

Refugees in Libya 'tortured' for breaking out of detention centre

Middle East

Amnesty criticises rights crackdowns in Saudi Arabia, Iran, Egypt

Amnesty International releases report on MENA human rights, saying there is too much complacency and offending regimes to think they will never face justice.

Inside Story

US weapons sold to allies but end up with enemies

United Arab Emirates accused of clandestinely diverting weapons purchased from the US to rebel groups in Yemen.

Narendra Modi

Amnesty, Greenpeace accuse Indian government of impeding work

Since coming to power in 2014, the Modi government has cancelled the licences of nearly 15,000 charities.

Amnesty, Greenpeace accuse Indian government of impeding work

Africa

Boko Haram killed dozens in Monday's attack in Nigeria: Amnesty

Group killed at least 60 people in renewed attack in the northeastern town of Rann, Amnesty International said.

Boko Haram killed dozens in Monday's attack in Nigeria: Amnesty