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China's Spying Eyes

Investigating China's Social Credit system which seeks to reward good behaviour and punish what is considered bad.

China's Spying Eyes

Vietnam

Digital dictatorship in Vietnam seeks to silence dissidents

Activists fear new cyber law will allow authorities to crack down harshly on those promoting freedom of expression.

Digital dictatorship in Vietnam seeks to silence dissidents

Indigenous rights

Ecuador's indigenous march over 600km to demand an end to mining

Indigenous groups call on government to halt development projects in Amazon, saying they threaten food, land and water.

Ecuador's indigenous march over 600km to demand an end to mining

United States

Native American tribe turns to Congress in land dispute

Trump administration reversed Obama-era decision to recognise the Mashpee Wampanoag reservation in Massachusetts.

Native American Mashpee tribe turns to Congress in land dispute

Black Lives Matter

US: Thousands raised for black security guard killed by white cop

A GoFundMe page crosses six figure mark after killing of Jemel Robinson while he was subduing a suspected gunman.

US: Thousands raised for black security guard killed by white cop

Human Rights

UN 'alarmed' by fighting in DR Congo ahead of December elections

UN concerned by conflicts in DRC, warning that violence and Ebola outbreak could hamper December poll.

UN 'alarmed' by fighting in DR Congo ahead of December elections

Reporter's Notebook

Central African Republic: A crisis Russia didn't forget

While the West remains complacent and aloof towards the humanitarian crisis, Russia steps in.

Central African Republic: A crisis forgotten by everyone, except Russia

Africa

How Nigeria's fear of child 'witchcraft' ruins young lives

Abandonment, persecution, violence: Childhoods lost as young Nigerians are branded as witches.

How Nigeria's fear of child 'witchcraft' ruins young lives

El Salvador

Trial of Salvadoran rape survivor for abortion delayed

Judge postpones trial of Imelda Cortez, accused of aggravated attempted homicide, after prosecutor fails to show up.

Trial of Salvadoran rape survivor for abortion delayed

Women's Rights

Salvadoran rape survivor faces prison for giving birth in toilet

Imelda Cortez is charged with aggravated attempted homicide after giving birth to stepfather's child in a latrine.

Salvadoran rape survivor faces prison for giving birth in toilet

Libya

Inside Libyan detention 'hell' where refugee burned himself alive

Desperate detainees say they spend their days in the dark in overcrowded halls, amid an unchecked tuberculosis outbreak.

Inside Libyan detention 'hell' where refugee burned himself alive

Jamal Khashoggi

Khashoggi's friends, fiancee demand justice at memorial

The killing of the Saudi journalist condemned at a gathering joined by his fiancee, friends and activists in Istanbul.

Khashoggi killing: Demand for justice at Istanbul memorial

China

Labour activists disappeared in China in suspected raids

Activists attracted attention in August when about 50 students converged in the south to support factory workers.

Labour activists disappeared in China in suspected raids

Iraq

Mosul residents left to rebuild destroyed homes

A year after the fall of ISIL, civilians rue lack of support after their homes were heavily damaged or destroyed.

Mosul residents left to rebuild destroyed homes

Human Rights

Eugenic sterilisation in Japan: 'We all have the right to live'

As Tokyo prepares for the 2020 Paralympics, victims of Japan's forced sterilisation programme are fighting for justice.

Eugenic sterilisation in Japan: 'We all have the right to live'