Palestine

How Israel is disabling Palestinian teenagers

Survivors of Israeli live fire speak about Israel's 'kneecapping' practice of shooting youth in their lower limbs.

How Israel is disabling Palestinian teenagers

Middle East

Likely transfer of entire Bedouin town 'unprecedented'

Palestinian community of Khan al-Ahmar pessimistic over upcoming verdict by Israel's top court on forced eviction case.

Likely transfer of entire Bedouin town 'unprecedented'

Human Rights

Who are the Rohingya?

Why are the more than one million Rohingya in Myanmar considered the 'world's most persecuted minority'?

Myanmar: Who are the Rohingya?

Human Rights

Forty million victims of modern slavery in 2016: report

Women and girls are disproportionately affected by modern slavery, 71 percent of the overall total, a study says.

Forty million victims of modern slavery in 2016: report

Africa

Why did DRC forces kill 39 Burundian refugees?

There are various accounts of Friday's protest, in which a 10-year-old girl was among those killed. Here's what we know.

Why were 39 Burundian refugees shot dead in the DRC?

Rohingya

India: Rohingya have 'terror' ties

In court case on expelling 40,000 Rohingya, home ministry cites secret evidence showing links to armed groups.

India: Rohingya have 'terror' ties

The Listening Post

Covering the Rohingya: Separating fact from fiction

We examine how Myanmar's government and military shape the media narrative surrounding the Rohingya crisis.

Covering the Rohingya: Separating fact from fiction

Latin America

Mexicans march against femicide after teen's murder

Nineteen-year-old Mara Fernanda Castilla went missing after using a ride-hailing app in the Mexican state of Puebla.

Mexicans march against femicide after teen's murder

Asia

Bangladesh restricts movement of Rohingya refugees

Police issue order prohibiting more than 400,000 Rohingya refugees from leaving areas designated by the government.

Bangladesh restricts movement of Rohingya refugees

Pakistan

Pakistan sentences Christian to death 'for blasphemy'

Nadeem James was arrested in 2016 after he allegedly sent a poem ridiculing Prophet Mohammad to his friend on WhatsApp.

Pakistan sentences Christian man to death for blasphemy

The Listening Post

Rohingya: Hate speech, lies and media misinformation

How a vicious media campaign has intensified the pressure on an embattled people. Plus, Sinai's media black hole.

Rohingya: Hate speech, lies and media misinformation

Latin America

Six Argentinians sentenced to life for 'Dirty War' role

Defendants convicted of committing crimes against humanity during Argentina's 'Dirty war' era in the 1970s.

Six Argentinians sentenced to life for 'Dirty War' role

Asia Pacific

Entire Philippine city police force fired over killings

About 1,200 Caloocan city officers will be relieved in batches after some were suspected in the murders of three teens.

Entire Philippine city police force fired over killings

Middle East

Rights groups slam Saudi arrests of religious figures

Amnesty International and HRW denounce 'politically motivated' recent detentions of religious scholars and preachers.

Rights groups slam Saudi arrests of religious figures

Africa

UN 'botched' sexual abuse cases in CAR

UN says it will investigate latest allegations of mishandling of cases after internal report leaked to US-based NGO.

UN 'botched' sexual abuse cases in CAR