Human Rights

'Those charges are bulls**t': Philippines jailed de Lima defiant

Senator was detained three years ago after she began a Senate probe into President Duterte's deadly 'drug war'.

'Those charges are bulls**t': Philippines jailed de Lima defiant

Rohingya

Myanmar finds war crimes but no genocide in Rohingya crackdown

ICOE report comes days before UN's top court issues ruling on whether urgent measures are necessary to stop genocide.

Myanmar finds war crimes but no genocide in Rohingya crackdown

Asia

In Kashmir, an empty bed signifies a life lost

A female Kashmiri photojournalist describes the challenges and advantages of covering the story of her homeland.

In Kashmir, an empty bed signifies a life lost

Egypt

Pompeo expresses outrage over death of US citizen jailed in Egypt

US national Moustafa Kassem died following a protracted hunger strike after being imprisoned for more than 6 years.

Pompeo expresses outrage over death of US citizen jailed in Egypt

Indigenous rights

China-backed dam threatens Indigenous people in the Philippines

Proposed $800m project will involve construction of 143-metre dam that will flood thousands of acres of Indigenous land.

China-backed dam threatens Indigenous people in the Philippines

Women's Rights

'A rapist in your path' anthem sets defiant tone at Women's March

Thousands march around White House and perform Chilean feminist anthem at 4th annual Women's March in Washington, DC.

'A rapist in your path' anthem sets defiant tone at Women's March

Climate Change

US appeals court orders dismissal of youth climate change lawsuit

Court says plaintiffs, who were right to 19 years old, lacked the legal standing to sue the US.

US appeals court orders dismissal of youth climate change lawsuit

India

Recipe for solidarity: How Indian protesters are being fed

Individuals and groups come forward to arrange for food and beverages as protests enter second month.

Rohingya

Myanmar to release its Rohingya crackdown investigation results

Independent Commission of Enquiry is probing 2017 crackdown that led Rohingya to flee and UN has said was genocide.

Myanmar to release its Rohingya crackdown investigation results

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Out of Sight in Kashmir | Close Up

Farzan is one of thousands of Kashmiri youth struggling to rebuild their lives after being injured by pellet guns.

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The circus changing lives of youth in Zambia | Close Up

Circus Zambia, where young people from the impoverished township of Chibolya come together to defy gravity.

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Indonesia's Unlikely Shutterbug | Close Up

'You don't have to be perfect to be the best at what you do.' Meet Dzoel, Indonesia's unlikely shutterbug.

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Indonesia's Unlikely Shutterbug: Part II | Close Up

Achmad Zulkarnain, aka Dzoel, is focused on photography and helping people with disabilities in Indonesia.

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Fighting FGM in Senegal | Close Up

Sister Fa is a Senegalese rapper and anti-FGM activist on a mission to eradicate the harmful cultural practice.

Fighting FGM in Senegal | Close Up

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Otis on re-entering society after 44 years in prison | Close Up

After 44 years behind bars, Otis comes out to try and rebuild his life in a world that seems to have changed completely.