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Pakistan's Malala wins EU human rights prize
Pakistani teenage activist shot last year by Taliban is awarded EU prize for fighting for girls' rights to education.
Last updated: 11 Oct 2013 09:43 GMT
Euro MPs nominate Snowden for rights prize
Whistleblower has been of "enormous service" to human rights and to European citizens, Green group of politicians say.
Last updated: 01 Oct 2013 14:35 GMT
Iranian dissidents win Sakharov Prize
Filmmaker Jafar Panahi and jailed lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh awarded EU prize for human rights and freedom of thought.
Last updated: 26 Oct 2012 19:38 GMT
Thousands rally against Putin in Moscow
Opposition supporters call for greater freedom and equality in demonstration against Russian president's rule.
Last updated: 15 Sep 2012 16:08 GMT
Top Cuban dissident 'dies in car crash'
Oswaldo Paya, Sakharov human rights prize winner, was travelling in Granma province at time of accident, activists say.
Last updated: 23 Jul 2012 03:10 GMT
Arab Spring activists win human rights award
Activists, including Tunisian fruit seller whose death sparked uprisings, awarded European parliament's Sakharov Prize.
Last updated: 27 Oct 2011 20:03 GMT
Nobel laureate's wife detained
Liu Xia seeks help via Twitter as China puts her under house arrest after husband's Nobel prize win.
Last updated: 11 Oct 2010 20:26 GMT
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UK charity crackdown riles Syria aid workers
Muslim volunteers face questioning and threat of arrest, while aid has been disrupted or blocked, charities say.
Abandonment of 'Bring Back Our Girls'
Six months on, outrage and sorrow over the mass schoolgirl abduction has disappeared - except for families in Nigeria.
A soft approach to returning British fighters
ISIL combatants seeking an 'exit strategy' from Mideast conflict need positive reinforcement back home, analysts say.
Austrian youth flocking to ISIL
European nation hit by a wave of Islamophobia as many young fighters join ISIL in Syria and Iraq.
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