Turkey

European court urges Turkey to free Kurdish politician Demirtas

ECHR says extensions to his detention for last two years are not justified, calling end to his pre-trial imprisonment.

European court urges Turkey to free Kurdish politician Demirtas

Asylum Seekers

US judge temporarily blocks Trump asylum restrictions

Ruling comes as thousands of Central Americans are traveling towards US border to escape violence and poverty at home.

Trump barred from denying asylum to people entering US informally

Inside Story

Is peace in Yemen within reach?

Yemen's Houthi rebels say they have suspended drone and missile attacks against the Saudi-led coalition.

Is peace in Yemen within reach?

Interactive

World Toilet Day 2018

November 19 marks World Toilet Day and aims to raise awareness about health problems caused by poor sanitation.

World Toilet Day 2018

Refugee Crisis

Barricaded refugees 'ready to die' than return to Libya detention

More than 70 people refusing to leave docked ship in Misrata say they face torture and detention if they disembark.

Barricaded refugees 'ready to die' than return to Libya detention

Egypt

Mass arrests in Egypt to quash civil society: HRW

At least 40 arrested since late October, with 'repression' extending to human rights defenders, Human Rights Watch says.

Dozens of human rights activists, lawyers arrested by Egypt: HRW

Latin America

New migrant caravans form as initial groups arrive at US border

Hundreds of Salvadorans, fleeing poverty and violence, begin journey to the US-Mexico border.

New migrant caravans form as initial groups arrive at US border

Hong Kong

Trio who sparked Hong Kong's Occupy protest to stand trial

Critics say charges will further undermine Chinese territory's waning freedoms as Beijing tries to assert control.

Trio who sparked Hong Kong's Occupy protest to stand trial

Europe

Malta 'identifies masterminds' of journalist's murder

Investigative journalist's murder last year stunned the small island country and prompted international condemnation.

Malta 'identifies masterminds' of Daphne Caruana Galizia murder

Human Rights

Q&A: Morocco is 'not afraid of having African migrants'

Morocco's treatment of African migrants, hoping to settle in the country or go to Spain, has been under the spotlight.

Q&A: Morocco's border chief hits back at criticism over migrants

Cambodia

How indigenous 'vigilante' grandfathers protect forest life

A group of elders, frustrated with state response, protect forest from looting against backdrop of rising deforestation.

How indigenous 'vigilante' grandfathers protect forest life

UpFront

Saudi cleric's son: 'Everyone is threatened'

We speak with the son of imprisoned Saudi Muslim leader Salman al-Awdah about the crown prince's crackdown on dissent.

Saudi cleric's son: 'Everyone is threatened'

The Listening Post

Saudi Arabia post-Khashoggi: Business as usual?

After Khashoggi's killing, Saudi Arabia tightens grip on media and public discourse. Plus, South Korea's 'Defector TV'.

Saudi Arabia post-Khashoggi: Business as usual?

Women's Rights

Venezuelan rape-survivor-turned-lawyer finally gets justice

Inter-American Court on Human Rights finds Venezuela responsible for 2001 torture of Linda Loaiza Lopez Soto.

Venezuelan rape-survivor-turned-lawyer finally gets justice

United Kingdom

'Punitive, mean, callous': UN envoy slams UK austerity

In damning report, UN envoy accuses UK government of 'denial' over widespread social implications of fiscal programme.

UN envoy blasts UK government for 'great misery' of austerity