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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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'Enough is enough': US anti-racism protests
'Justice for All' demonstrations swell across the US over the deaths of African Americans in police encounters.
Uruguayans cautiously welcome former inmates
Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
Disproportionately high number of Aboriginal people in prison highlights inequality and marginalisation, critics say.
Canada's sexual harassment at work problem
Nearly half of Canadians have suffered inappropriate advances on the job - and the political arena is no exception.
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