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Palestinians urged to turn to ICC
Human rights groups such as Amnesty urge Mahmoud Abbas to demand accountability for war crimes.
Last updated: 08 May 2014 21:42 GMT
New report details 'brutal' Israeli policies
Amnesty International highlights harrowing accounts of Israeli soldiers killing and wounding Palestinian civilians.
Last updated: 27 Feb 2014 09:01 GMT
Yemen drone strike 'targeted al-Qaeda leader'
Anonymous US officials contradict earlier reports that drone killed 13 civilians in Yemeni wedding party on December 12.
Last updated: 20 Dec 2013 21:02 GMT
Syria rebels accused of torturing detainees
Amnesty International says rights abuses widespread in secret prisons run by al-Qaeda-linked group.
Last updated: 19 Dec 2013 05:35 GMT
Bahrain braces for anti-government protests
Police set razor wire and checkpoints outside Shia villages ahead of planned demonstrations.
Last updated: 13 Aug 2013 20:20 GMT
Amnesty urges Hamas to halt executions
London-based rights group calls on authorities in Gaza to commute prisoner executions planned after Eid al-Fitr.
Last updated: 08 Aug 2013 16:24 GMT
Anger at Saudi beheading of Sri Lankan maid
Human rights groups condemn execution of Rizana Nafeek, convicted of killing an infant in her care in 2005.
Last updated: 10 Jan 2013 17:45 GMT
Jail terms for Omanis for online 'slander'
A court sentences six for comments posted on social media that it says insulted Oman's ruler, Sultan Qaboos.
Last updated: 17 Jul 2012 21:18 GMT
'Violence at campus' as Saudi women protest
Students say at least 50 women injured at King Khalid University after security forces broke up protest over cleaning.
Last updated: 10 Mar 2012 03:33 GMT
Saudi Arabia beheads woman for 'sorcery'
Human rights group describes execution as "truly appalling" and notes steep rise in country's use of capital punishment.
Last updated: 13 Dec 2011 01:44 GMT
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JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
The slow death of Turkish higher education
A Kadir Yildirim
The myth of the caliphate and the Islamic State
Globalisation has not reached Somalia, but 'junglification' has
Afghanistan will not be the next Iraq
Artisanal gold mining's curse on West African farming
William G Moseley
China's new territorial assertiveness
Richard Javad Heydarian
In Pictures: Lyari trades guns for football
World Cup fever grips southern Pakistani town notorious for gang wars and drug peddling.
In Pictures: S Sudan's joyless anniversary
On the third anniversary of South Sudan’s independence the country’s humanitarian crisis is spiraling out of control.
In Pictures: Ramadan where the sun never sets
How do Muslims north of the Arctic Circle participate in Ramadan?
Three years since the start of the uprising, nine million people have been displaced by fighting.
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An in-depth look at Egypt's ongoing political crisis.
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