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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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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.
Are UK banks targeting Muslim charities?
Muslim charities claim discrimination after major UK banks began closing their accounts.
Migrants in Italy: Arrival and survival
Italy struggles to deal with growing flood of migrants willing to risk their lives to reach the nearest European shores.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
The 'other' Kurds fighting the Islamic State
Tariq Ramadan and the reconfiguration of Islamic authority on Web 2.0
Modi's 100 days: Biding his time, circling the wagons
Erosion of Hong Kong's core values
From a failed elite to a farce in Somalia
Abdi Ismail Samatar
The 'Afghan Spring' turns into an 'Autumn of Discontent'
In Pictures: Iraqi schools closed to students
Children are unable to begin classes as thousands of displaced Iraqis seek shelter in schools across the Kurdish region.
In Pictures: The Beslan massacre, 10 years on
The deadliest terror attack in modern Russia's history led to the deaths of 334 hostages, more than half children.
In Pictures: Kashmir's parkour generation
Inspired by Gaza's free runners and traceurs, parkour is making inroads in India-administered Kashmir.
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