Reports that South Korea may be planning the release of 242 prisoners of conscience, including 17 aged over 70, will go a long way in enhancing the country's international reputation.
The military rulers of Myanmar (former Burma) have declared 1996 as the year to visit their country.
CHINA has continued to exercise extensive powers of arbitrary arrest and detention, says the annual global human rights report to be released by Amnesty International today.
YESTERDAY was international Human Rights Day and this year marks the 45th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The Universal Declaration was born out of the ashes of World War...
A GROUP of judges and legal officers from Shenzhen turned down a chance to discuss human rights in China with Amnesty International in London, cancelling a lunch meeting at the last moment.