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The Polish parliament has begun debating proposals that would implement a total ban on abortion, despite already having some of Europe’s most restrictive laws.
Four medical workers from the Union of Medical Care and Relief Organizations were killed overnight by an airstrike in Syria.
Despite being illegal in Europe, thousands of people are still at risk of being forced into an unwanted marriage. Insiders would like to produce a
Video posted to social media shows rescuers searching through the debris of damaged buildings hit by airstrikes said to be in the town of Douma in Syria’s Damascus…
UN refugee agency rewards Hellenic Rescue Team and psychologist Efi Latsoudi, who helped thousands of migrants reaching Greece.
Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein accuses prominent Western politicians of peddling fear and hate in the same way as Islamist extremists.
Three people – described as of ‘North African’ origin – are facing court after scuffles in Corsica, which left five people injured.
Amnesty International says the conditions amount to "human rights abuses"
Fifteen inmates from Guantanamo prison have been sent to the United Arab Emirates in the single largest transfer of detainees during President Obama’s…
A police officer who fatally shot a black suspect in the US city of Milwaukee appears to have acted lawfully, according to a senior police official.
One of India's most-prominent political activists has ended her 16-year hunger strike. Licking honey from her hand, Irom Sharmila declared "I will never forget this moment."
Prominent human rights activist Hebe de Bonafini has been protected from arrest by hundreds of supporters in Argentina.
Council of Europe Secretary General Thorbjorn Jagland has said that there is "too little understanding" of the challenges faced by Turkey after last month's coup attempt.
A children's charity claims hold-ups in funding mean nearly one million Syrian child refugees are going without education.
For the first time since last Friday's failed coup, state media says Turkish warplanes have carried out air strikes against the PKK in northern Iraq.
Sophie Claudet: “The UK government estimates between 10 and 13,000 people are trafficked into the country but unofficial sources say it could be up to 80,000.
Some campaigners estimate there could be up to 80,000 victims in Britain, stuck in slavery, in the shadows of society.
Anne Read, Director of Anti-Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery Services for The Salvation Army, talks to insiders about a rise in trafficking victims in the UK and how Europe’s migrant crisis could
Phil Brewer, Head of the Metropolitan Police’s Trafficking and Kidnap Unit in London, talks to insiders about the lucrative criminal business of buying and selling people for…
The United Nations has passed a non-binding resolution condemning the disruption of Internet access as a human rights violation.
The rights watchdog says the alleged abuse was committed over four years by the members of five armed organisations in the conflict-torn country.
A private funeral has been held at a New York synagogue for World War Two concentration camp survivor and Nobel laureate Elie Wiesel.
The United Nations has said it has disturbing reports of men and boys fleeing the ISIL-held town of Falluja being abused by armed groups working with Iraqi security…
China’s bloody crackdown in Tiananmen Square 27 years ago is still fresh in the hearts and minds of the people of Hong Kong.
Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel has told Turkey it must fulfill all the conditions set by the EU before its citizens get visa free travel to the…