Middle East

Israel kills Palestinian 'attacker' ahead of Trump trip

Named by local media as Raed Ahmad Rdaydeh, 15-year-old allegedly attempted to stab border officer at checkpoint.

Israel kills Palestinian 'attacker' ahead of Trump trip

Human Rights

How an Afghan refugee is fighting Greece's far-right

One Afghan refugee's journey from his war-torn homeland resulted in him fighting Greece's far-right Golden Dawn party.

From NATO to Antifa: One Afghan's journey to Greece

Media

Pakistani crackdown on online anti-army campaigners

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf party to sue government over detention of at least 23 of its supporters.

Pakistani crackdown on online anti-army campaigners

Human Rights

Richard Oakes: an activist for Native American rights

Oakes would have turned 75 on May 22, and a Google Doodle has been created in his honour.

Richard Oakes: an activist for Native American rights

Witness

India's Reggae Resistance: Defending Dissent Under Modi

An Indian reggae musician builds a Jamaican-style sound system to energise a wave of protests defending free speech.

India's Reggae Resistance: Defending Dissent Under Modi

Politics

Byline: Venezuela

The Stream hosts a round table of reporters to explore the challenges of covering the ongoing economic and political unrest in Venezuela.

Byline: Venezuela

Health

Could a penicillin shortage be endangering your health?

Once considered a miracle drug, few companies now make the antibiotic, and antibiotic resistance is rising as a result.

Why is the world suffering from a penicillin shortage?

Middle East

Israel jails writer Ahmad Qatamesh without charges

Qatamesh is one of an estimated 500 Palestinians jailed by Israel without charges or trial.

Israel jails writer Ahmad Qatamesh without charges

Magazine

My piece of sky: Stories of child sex abuse

Inspired by her own experience of sexual abuse, one photojournalist began documenting the victims and the perpetrators.

Stories of child sex abuse in South Africa

Human Rights

Why the Moors Murders 'should never be forgotten'

Ian Brady and Myra Hindley may now both be dead but their deeds remain a critical part of British criminal history.

Why the Moors Murders 'should never be forgotten'

Human Rights

Indian woman 'cuts off genitals of rapist holy man'

Woman, 23, says 54-year-old Hindu religious teacher raped her for years before she cut off his genitals in defence.

Indian woman 'cuts off genitals of rapist holy man'

Human Rights

South Africans protest over violence against women

Hundreds angered by a rise in violence against women and children march in the South African capital, Pretoria.

South Africans protest over violence against women

Human Rights

UN: South Sudan forces have committed capital crimes

UN human rights investigators say pro-government SPLA fighters killed, raped and tortured civilians in the town of Yei.

UN: South Sudan forces have committed capital crimes

Human Rights

Week in pictures: From Nakba Day to Iran elections

A photo round-up of some of last week's key events, including elections in Iran and protests in Greece and Palestine.

Week in pictures: From Nakba Day to Iran elections

Human Rights

Israeli settler shoots dead Palestinian protester

Mutaz Bani Shamsa killed by settler during a protest for hunger-striking prisoners, Palestinian health ministry says.

Israeli settler shoots dead Palestinian protester