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Turkey 'guilty of religious discrimination'
Rights court rules Alevi minority is discriminated against as MP says their places of worship will soon be recognised.
Last updated: 04 Dec 2014 09:19 GMT
Repeal of Human Rights Act causing concern
British PM David Cameron determined to repeal Human Rights Act which protects civil liberties for all.
Last updated: 23 Oct 2014 06:22 GMT
Turkey's first ladies and the headscarf controversy
How Turkey's first ladies have championed the freedom to wear the veil and reconciled the nation with age-old values.
Last updated: 20 Sep 2014 08:01 GMT
Does religion have role in Bosnia elections?
For the first time since Bosnia's formation, a religious leader has signed on for presidential elections.
Last updated: 16 Aug 2014 09:34 GMT
Court: Poland culpable for CIA secret prisons
The European Court of Human Rights has ordered Poland to pay reparations to two Saudis being held in Guantanamo Bay.
Last updated: 16 Aug 2014 07:42 GMT
Poland's 'war on terror' shame
What does Poland's CIA prison tell us about the state of democracy in the country?
Last updated: 06 Aug 2014 11:37 GMT
Cyprus divided, 40 years on
Cyprus marks 40 years since the Turkish invasion and division of the island. What hope is there of unity today?
Last updated: 20 Jul 2014 09:42 GMT
Maximum security in times of austerity
A new type of maximum security prison reflects undemocratic austerity where law must provide security, but not justice.
Last updated: 03 Jul 2014 08:47 GMT
French doctor cleared over euthanasia deaths
Until his acquittal, ex-emergency-room doctor faced life in prison over deaths of seven terminally ill patients.
Last updated: 25 Jun 2014 14:47 GMT
Turkey, Pinar Selek and the hypothetical crime
Is it right for a Turkish court to sentence a defendant before it is proven that a crime was actually committed?
Last updated: 03 May 2014 07:58 GMT
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Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
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Canada's sexual harassment at work problem
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