Amnesty slams US on detentions, executions

In its report, Amnesty said US authorities executed 46 people over past year.

China `Jasmine` detentions up to 54: Rights group

China has launched a fierce crackdown on government critics and activists.

Germans protest human rights abuses, detentions in Iran

Several hundred people demonstrated on Saturday in the German cities of Hamburg and Berlin against violence and suppression in Iran.