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Has the Syrian opposition done nothing wrong?
As Human Rights Watch issues a report on Syria, we ask if opposition forces should be held accountable for violations.
Last updated: 06 May 2012 11:05 GMT
UK army 'defied Geneva conventions'
British newspaper says military has been training interrogators in techniques that appear to breach Geneva rules.
Last updated: 26 Oct 2010 18:03 GMT
Uganda's LRA 'seizes hundreds'
Lord's Resistance Army waging campaign of killing and abductions, rights group says.
Last updated: 12 Aug 2010 14:39 GMT
New Guantanamo prison condemned
A new maximum-security facility has been opened to isolate inmates further.
Last updated: 10 Dec 2006 07:28 GMT
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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.
Protecting Mongolia's parent-less children
Lack of child protection laws means abandoned and orphaned kids rely heavily on the care of strangers.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
Sistine Chapel for rent: Is nothing sacred?
What happens to the Caucasus when Russia stumbles
Will France take Sarkozy back?
Western fascination with 'badass' Kurdish women
Bashir's calculated diplomatic dance
Big rethink for counterterrorism
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