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UN: 3,600 raped in DRC in four-year period
Report documents 3,645 victims of sexual violence, mostly women, but also children and men, with rape used 'as weapon'.
Last updated: 10 Apr 2014 02:03 GMT
Sri Lanka to free detained Indian fishermen
President Rajapaksa orders release as goodwill gesture to India for abstaining from UN vote on alleged rights abuses.
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Last updated: 28 Mar 2014 08:08 GMT
UN approves Sri Lanka war crimes inquiry
Human Rights Council authorises international criminal probe of alleged atrocities during civil war that ended in 2009.
Last updated: 27 Mar 2014 19:12 GMT
Sri Lankans still searching for missing sons
UN considers independent inquiry into rights abuses in Sri Lanka war which left 100,000 dead and many missing.
Last updated: 26 Mar 2014 14:14 GMT
Sri Lanka: Need for credible international investigations
Documented crimes must be investigated if victims of atrocities are to have any real opportunity of seeking justice.
Last updated: 26 Mar 2014 09:57 GMT
Crisis in CAR: forgotten - now ignored?
Humanitarian groups raise concerns over escalating violence a year after a coup in Central African Republic.
Last updated: 24 Mar 2014 19:42 GMT
Canada's foreign policy: Business before human rights
The Canadian government has an inconsistent record of reacting to human rights abuses abroad.
Last updated: 18 Mar 2014 10:43 GMT
China draws 'red line' on North Korea
Beijing calls for renewed talks over Pyonyang's atomic programme, saying it will not allow war on Korean peninsula.
Last updated: 08 Mar 2014 07:06 GMT
Living in fear in Hebron
Thousands of Palestinian homes have been emptied in recent years, some through evictions and others over restrictions.
Last updated: 18 Feb 2014 17:24 GMT
Is Sri Lanka turning into a rogue state?
The current Sri Lankan government is trying hard to avoid an international human rights probe.
Last updated: 09 Feb 2014 12:27 GMT
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The white 'saviours' of the Arabs
Western fighters have streamed into the Middle East to help 'liberate' Arab countries such as Syria and Libya.
Pakistan mulls tighter controls on madrassas
The Pakistani government is proposing reform of the nation's madrassas, which are accused of fostering terrorism.
Unravelling culture in Iraq's Kurdish region
Weaving and handicrafts are being re-taught to a younger generation of Iraqi Kurds, but not without challenges.
Surviving the post-employment economy
The author argues that in the new economy, it's people, not skills or majors, that have lost value.
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Marx's last stand: Eastern Ukraine
Libya and the ICC: Courting chaos and confusion
Crimea, Nagorno-Karabakh and the Gordian Knot
Diba Nigar Goksel
Antagonising Iran: A strategic miscalculation?
Seyed Mohammad Marandi
Spain's rightward plunge
Cyberwars on the Korean Peninsula
In Pictures: The Boston Marathon
Runners compete in race where last year a bombing left three dead and more than 260 people injured.
In Pictures: Recounting horror of Rana Plaza
Suffering continues for survivors and victims’ families a year after the building collapsed in Dhaka.
In Pictures: Re-enacting Jesus' crucifixion
Easter celebrations in one Philippine village include re-enacting the events leading up to the death of Jesus.
Three years since the start of the uprising, nine million people have been displaced by fighting.
Egypt in Turmoil
An in-depth look at Egypt's ongoing political crisis.
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