A guard stands behind a locked gate at Pentonville prison

No compensation for prisoners denied the vote, rules ECHR

Briefing Tue 12 Aug, AT 13:53

But Strasbourg upholds previous ruling that blanket ban on prisoners voting is unlawful

Four truths about the Syrian regime – as exposed by nuns

Fri 14 Mar, AT 08:41 Venetia Rainey

For a start, we now know Bashar Assad’s regime does detain children. But there’s more…

Sri Lanka: Cameron confronted by protesters on visit to north

One-Minute Read Fri 15 Nov, AT 15:07

British Prime Minister becomes first world leader to visit the north of the country since 1948

Saudi Arabia outlaws domestic abuse - too little, too late?

First Reaction Fri 30 Aug, AT 12:18

Human rights activists welcome new law to protect women and children, but does it go far enough?

Topless group Femen call Putin stupid for 'liking' their protest

Talking Point Tue 9 Apr, AT 14:28

Russian leader's flippant response angers feminists who insist topless protests are catching on worldwide

Lord Neuberger slams 'slanted' portrayal of human rights

First Post Tue 5 Mar, AT 09:51

Britain's top judge warns UK will have to quit UN if it wants to send terrorism suspects to face torture

Angry MP: 'deport Abu Qatada and damn the consequences'

Talking Point Tue 13 Nov, AT 11:38

Forget legal niceties: backbencher wants freed radical cleric put on first plane to Jordan

Gary McKinnon

McKinnon extradition blocked as May invokes human rights

First Reaction Tue 16 Oct, AT 13:30

Hacker Gary McKinnon saved by Theresa May, but why was fellow Asperger's sufferer Talha Ahsan sent to US for trial?

Amnesty International

Charity of the week Thu 11 Oct, AT 13:51

Standing up for humanity and human rights

Navi Pillay

Student demo restrictions land Canada on UN human rights blacklist

One-Minute Read Mon 18 Jun, AT 15:30

UN human rights boss Navi Pillay lists Canada alongside Russia for its 'alarming' Bill 78