Stories from 25 November 2016
"This discourse does not lead to dialogue, and it has not had a mobilising effect on citizens' behaviour."
Had fashion photographer Kourosh Sotoodeh pursued his profession in Iran, he might well have been among those arrested in recent crackdowns. Luckily for him, he made it to New York.
"Atambayev, father of the nation? No, he's some kind of surrogate."
Yet Another Report on Extrajudicial Killings Backs Up Jamaican Human Rights Defenders’ Calls for Police Reform
Amnesty International's new report explores the abuse of power by Jamaican police and the fraught, protracted path to justice for victims' families.
Ecuadorean digital platforms Mil Hojas and Usuarios Digitales present an alternative report to UN Human Rights Council as part of Universal Periodic Review on human rights.
"Rather than considering a sugar tax, it'd be more useful if there was a fresh fruit and veg subsidy for low income earners and pensioners"
The Kurdish struggle remains one of the most compelling storylines of the Middle East. The Kurds of Iran are active, but often ignored by the international community.