With an estimated ten million people worldwide thought to be stateless, Europe is being urged to end arbitrary detentions and protect those with nowhere to call…
German Chancellor Angela Merkel leaves Saudi Arabia after a delicate balancing act of talks on economic relations and human rights.
Efforts to end discrimination that affects half of the European population have fallen through in a European Union dedicated to economic harmonisation.
A demonstration has been held in Rome for the release of an Italian journalist and human rights activist arrested in detained in Turkey.
A bomb attack on a bus convoy crowded with civilians fleeing the embattled city of Aleppo in Syria “likely amounts to a war crime”, according to the UN.
Clashes and ethnic tensions may intensify in Kashmir after a video surfaces allegedly showing the Indian army using a Kashmiri man as a human shield.
The death toll from Saturday’s bomb attack on a crowded bus convoy outside Aleppo has reached 126 – at least 68 of them children – according to the UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human…
According to the Russian newspaper Novaya Gazeta, Chechen authorities have set up a series of camps or prisons where gay men have been killed or tortured before being made to leave the…
Residents of a Nigerian shantytown on Saturday (18 March) spoke of “losing hope”, a day after security forces used gunfire and tear gas to make way for demolitions in defiance of a recent court order,
The United Nations has accused Turkey of ‘serious’ human rights violations during operations against Kurdish separatists in the south-east of the country.
Today, over 150 journalists are incarcerated – many without an indictment, dozens have fled into exile and more than 150 media outlets have been shut down without judicial proceedings.
The humanitarian organisation Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) – also known as Doctors Without Borders – has given more details after alleging that Hungarian border police have been systematically abusi