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Egypt's prisons still rife with torture
Human rights groups say at least 25,000 people have been detained in the past year, while dozens have died in custody.
Last updated: 29 Aug 2014 09:50 GMT
India lower caste still removing human waste
India's lower castes suffer as tradition of clearing human waste continues despite parliament passing a law against it.
Last updated: 25 Aug 2014 19:20 GMT
SADC hands Mugabe regional recognition
Zimbabwe's leader given rotating chairmanship of 15-member nation bloc a year after he won disputed presidential polls.
Last updated: 19 Aug 2014 12:31 GMT
The tragedy of Rabaa
The Rabaa massacre will haunt the people of Egypt for years.
Last updated: 14 Aug 2014 14:20 GMT
Outcry over student arrested in Tajikistan
PhD student arrested while researching conflict management in the Central Asian country, now faces treason charges.
Last updated: 26 Jun 2014 10:57 GMT
Thai coup-makers controlling the message
The military has detained and warned reporters to hold fire on tough questions and critical commentary.
Last updated: 30 May 2014 08:13 GMT
Bouteflika win likely in Algeria amid dissent
Despite unprecedented opposition protests, Algerians are poised to re-elect president to fourth term.
Last updated: 13 Apr 2014 11:21 GMT
Afghan women face hurdles despite elections
Afghan women are getting more political representation but continue to face barriers in local communities.
Last updated: 08 Apr 2014 13:05 GMT
Bangladesh accused of crimes against humanity
Rights group urges International Criminal Court to investigate killings, torture and disappearances.
Last updated: 07 Mar 2014 15:58 GMT
Qatar official says worker death rate normal
Remarks by chief of government-linked rights body follow news report that 478 Indian workers died in last two years.
Last updated: 19 Feb 2014 12:59 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
It's time for the EU to impose sanctions on Israel
Can international law save Iraq's Yazidis?
Nail polish: Anti-rape or anti-woman?
Three steps to achieve a lasting truce in Israel and Gaza
Netanyahu's miscalculation: Bullish or foolish
South Africa in Edinburgh: The role of post-apartheid art
In Pictures: New Orleans' lingering blight
Nine years after Hurricane Katrina devastated the US' Gulf Coast, New Orleans still struggles to recover.
In Pictures: Gaza celebrates long-term truce
Palestinians welcomed a long-term ceasefire deal between Israel and Hamas, which put a stop to seven weeks of bombings.
In Pictures: Kashmir's spinning trouble
Traditional art suffers as widows in Kashmir conflict are paid by the government at less than the cost of wool.
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