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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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Denmark introduces rehab for Syrian fighters
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Islamic State fears take hold in Netherlands
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Interactive: Drawdown in Afghanistan
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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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In Pictures: Floods ravage Pakistan
Al Jazeera visits Multan in Pakistan which has been inundated with floodwaters affecting more than 2.2 million people.
In Pictures: Beyond the burqa
For many the burqa is symbol of women's oppression while others call it assertion of religious or cultural identity.
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.
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