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Iraq claims 'must be investigated'
UK's deputy prime minister says "shocking" allegations that troops turned a blind eye to torture must be answered.
Secret Iraq Files
Last updated: 24 Oct 2010 23:00 GMT
Egypt elections set for November 28
Government clamps down on opposition as Hosni Mubarak, the president, announces date for parliamentary elections.
Last updated: 20 Oct 2010 15:37 GMT
Egypt shuts down more TV stations
Main satellite operator pulls the plug on 12 private television channels in latest crackdown on media.
Last updated: 19 Oct 2010 23:00 GMT
'New order, same abuse'?
Amnesty International says tens of thousands of Iraqi detainees held without trial in Iraq, remain at risk of torture.
Last updated: 17 Sep 2010 17:57 GMT
'Rampant abuse' in Iraq jails
New Amnesty International report documents wide abuse, torture and detention without trial in Iraqi prisons.
Last updated: 13 Sep 2010 14:49 GMT
Inside Iraq's torture dungeons
British national Ramze Shihab Ahmed went to Iraq to help his jailed son, but was arrested and tortured himself.
Last updated: 13 Sep 2010 08:11 GMT
Yemen 'abandons' human rights
Report says pressure to tackle al-Qaeda prompting government to commit rights abuses.
Last updated: 29 Aug 2010 13:34 GMT
Egypt police trial adjourned
Officers accused of viciously beating a young man to stay in custody until case resumes.
Last updated: 27 Jul 2010 13:22 GMT
Egypt police on trial for brutality
Two officers in court accused of beating a young man who later died in custody.
Last updated: 27 Jul 2010 07:38 GMT
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'We got this, Bob Geldof, so back off'
As Western stars re-release 1980s charity hit, many Africans say it's a demeaning relic that can do more harm than good.
Gunning down the taxmen of Somalia
At least 25 tax collectors have been killed since 2012 in Mogadishu, a city awash in weapons and abject poverty.
Down and out in upscale Japan
Tokyo government claims its homeless population has hit a record low, but analysts - and the homeless - beg to differ.
3D printing and the future of disaster relief
3D printers can cheaply construct homes and could soon be deployed to help victims of catastrophe rebuild their lives.
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'Hide your strength, bide your time'
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No escape for civilians in Syria
Kenya's fear of liberty
How citizens lead the search for Mexico's disappeared
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