United States

Bush, Clinton, Obama to eulogise John Lewis at funeral

The funeral for the civil rights icon will be held at the Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, Georgia.

Bush, Clinton, Obama to eulogise John Lewis at funeral

Human Rights

Inside Baltimore's human trafficking industry

Survivors of sex trafficking and those who investigate it in the city share their stories.

Inside Baltimore's human trafficking industry

Human Rights

RSF urges Egypt, Saudi Arabia to release detained journalists

RSF also called for investigation into deaths of two journalists from Egypt, Saudi after their release from prison.

RSF urges Egypt, Saudi Arabia to release detained journalists

Human Rights

India: Dalit woman's body taken off funeral pyre in Uttar Pradesh

Anger at caste discrimination flares after a group of men in Agra prevents the woman's cremation on communal land.

India: Dalit woman's body taken off funeral pyre in Uttar Pradesh

Environment

'More dangerous every day': Land rights defenders killings surge

Colombia and the Philippines account for more than half those killed in 2019, with Indigenous people at greatest risk.

'More dangerous every day': Land rights defenders killings surge

The Stream

Is Trump's Portland crackdown making things worse?

As US president warns of federal police 'surge' into more US cities, critics fear increased conflict in streets.

Is Trump's Portland crackdown making things worse?

Humanitarian crises

Libyan authorities shot dead three Sudanese migrants: UN

IOM said local authorities started shooting when the migrants attempted to escape from the disembarkation point.

Libyan authorities shot dead three Sudanese migrants: UN

Inside Story

How will John Lewis be remembered?

Mourners in the US pay tribute to rights champion before his body is laid to rest.

Special series

Chocolate's Heart of Darkness: Child Labour in Ivory Coast

The dark side of a $100bn industry where enslaved children work in cocoa fields for the chocolate we all love to eat.

Inside Story

Is Zimbabwe cracking down on dissent?

A prominent journalist who exposed corruption is arrested, but the government alleges he was inciting violence.

The Listening Post

China's Pushback: Beijing questions Western reporting on Xinjiang

Xinjiang is back in the news and Beijing is pushing back - calling media coverage biased and inaccurate. But is it?

United States

US evictions set to soar as coronavirus protections expire

About 30 million could be evicted in the coming months, far more than the 2008 crisis, unless legislators take action.

US evictions set to soar as coronavirus protections expire

Women's Rights

Protests in Turkey over brutal murder of young woman

Women hit the streets and take to social media after ex-partner reportedly confesses to killing Pinar Gultekin, 27.

Protests in Turkey over brutal murder of young woman

Saudi Arabia

EPL must probe Saudi human rights record in Newcastle bid: HRW

Premier League chief executive has previously suggested the proposed takeover had become complicated.

EPL must probe Saudi human rights record in Newcastle bid: HRW

The Stream

Will spy tech put an end to protesting forever?

The Stream asks whether demonstrators can be invisible in a surveillance age.

Will spy tech put an end to protesting forever?