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Escaping an Islamic State execution in Iraq
An Iraqi soldier recounts fleeing an Islamic State group massacre in Tikrit, where at least 560 soldiers were executed.
Last updated: 07 Sep 2014 11:05 GMT
Yazidi diaspora plead for justice in Iraq
Persecuted by Islamic State, ethnic Yazidi in the US call on the international community to help their families.
Last updated: 07 Sep 2014 08:53 GMT
Long road ahead for Cambodian human rights
Quarreling political factions have reached a deal ending a year-long crisis, but human rights concerns continue.
Last updated: 04 Sep 2014 10:22 GMT
What's behind the spike in Saudi beheadings?
In the opening weeks of August, Saudi Arabia carried out more than one execution per day, human rights groups say.
Last updated: 02 Sep 2014 18:15 GMT
Senegal children face modern-day slavery
An estimated 50,000 children forced hundreds kilometres away by their parents, and end up begging on the Dakar streets.
Tamba Jean-Matthew III
Last updated: 01 Sep 2014 17:13 GMT
Rise of Islamic State in Southeast Asia
Indonesian and Malaysian authorities are keeping a close eye on local supporters of the hard-line Middle East group.
Last updated: 01 Sep 2014 06:20 GMT
Three steps to achieve a lasting truce in Israel and Gaza
The truce between Israel and the Palestinians has to built upon human rights.
Last updated: 29 Aug 2014 10:01 GMT
Egypt's prisons still rife with torture
Human rights groups say at least 25,000 people have been detained in the past year, while dozens have died in custody.
Last updated: 29 Aug 2014 09:50 GMT
Islamic State strengthens control in Syria
The seizure of the Tabqa airbase highlights the Islamic State's consolidation of power in eastern Syria, analysts say.
Last updated: 27 Aug 2014 09:29 GMT
India lower caste still removing human waste
India's lower castes suffer as tradition of clearing human waste continues despite parliament passing a law against it.
Last updated: 25 Aug 2014 19:20 GMT
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Denmark introduces rehab for Syrian fighters
An innovative rehabilitation programme offers Danish fighters in Syria an escape route and help without prosecution.
Islamic State fears take hold in Netherlands
Street tension between radical Muslims and Holland's hard right rises, as Islamic State anxiety grows.
Gaza: Nowhere to hide
More than one-quarter of Gaza's population has been displaced, causing a humanitarian crisis.
Ugandans baffled by sleeping ministers
Ministers and MPs caught on camera sleeping through important speeches have sparked criticism that they are not working.
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Russia: We warned the Yanks about Islamic State
The face that launched a thousand tweets
Mary Jane Baxter
Obama's war and the Mosul variable
Ahmed Seif and Egypt's prison generation
Making desperate people's lives truly miserable
War on Islamic State: No chance without Iran
In Pictures: DR Congo's dance battles
Salaam Kivu International Film Festival gives the people of war-weary eastern DR Congo a chance to forget their misery.
In Pictures: Water still a luxury in Ethiopia
While 52 percent of Ethiopia's people have access to improved water, only 10 percent have water piped into their homes.
In Pictures: Syrian food finds Jordanian home
Beloved Syrian ice cream, shawerma and sweets shops have sprung up across Jordan to the delight of locals.
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