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24 September 2016
Sudanese authorities are using what they deem as "pornographic" and "immoral" evidence in a trial of ten civil society activists, six of whom are facing capital punishment charges.
23 September 2016
Those who are executed are often individuals who are marginalized in Iranian society, such as undocumented migrants and refugees from neighbouring Afghanistan and ethnic and religious minorities.
Sadra Mohaghegh, the social affairs editor of the reformist Shargh newspaper, is well known for his reports on environmental issues and informative social media postings.
22 September 2016
Mexican prisons are an example of inequality in the country. We look at prison facilities and the impact the implementation of the New Penal Justice System will have on them.
Thousands of people have disappeared in Sri Lanka since the 1980s stemming from conflict in the country, and their loved ones still don't know what happened.
19 September 2016
18 September 2016
16 September 2016
Members of a parents' group are protesting the Greek government's decision to integrate more than 15,000 children from refugee and migrant families into the national education system.
15 September 2016
"I sold books for nearly three years to collect funds to set up this cafe. We will always be open to street children and never reject their entry..."
Ghanaian president John Mahama has assured the nation that social media will not be shut down during elections due to take place on December 7.
14 September 2016
13 September 2016
11 September 2016
Mothers are leading the fight against Female Genital Mutilation in Egypt, pinning their hopes on younger and future generations.
"As an engaged documentary author my motivation is to break the existing image about women in Macedonia."
10 September 2016
Two months without internet is a long time. For Kashmiris, rather than a security measure, it feels more like collective punishment.
You'll find little in common between François Fillon, the former French prime minister, and Dorcas Dienda, a current contestant in the “Miss DRC” beauty pageant. But that being said...
9 September 2016
Remembering Some of Afghanistan's Brightest Lights, Killed in the Attack on a Renowned Kabul University
“I will keep my wings open, my music loud; no matter how much you keep me in the dark. Hello! Do you hear me? I am Afghanistan.”
8 September 2016
President Yameen and his associates embezzled millions of dollars, bribed judges and other high-level officials, and used influence to remove government workers who stood in their way.