UpFront

Will Saudi Arabia execute one of its top clerics?

We talk to the son of cleric Salman al-Awdah and debate the danger of social media with tech pioneer Jaron Lanier.

Will Saudi Arabia execute one of its top clerics?

Malaysia

Malaysia says no 'U-turn' in death penalty abolition

Some 32 offences currently carry the death penalty, but government says punishment is no deterrent to crime.

Malaysia says no 'U-turn' in death penalty abolition

European Union

EU 'deeply concerned' over rights situation in Tanzania

The European Union's ambassador to Tanzania was forced to leave the country after facing government pressure, bloc says.

EU 'deeply concerned' over rights situation in Tanzania

Inside Story

Does repatriation of Rohingya breach international law?

Bangladesh halts transportation of Rohingya refugees to Myanmar after protests.

Does repatriation of Rohingya breach international law?

South Africa

South Africa parliament panel backs constitutional change on land

Review team adopts recommendation that makes possible the expropriation of land without compensation.

South Africa parliament panel backs constitutional change on land

Latin America

Colombia opens first tent camp for Venezuelan migrants, refugees

Officials open Bogota camp to host 500 Venezuelans who were inhabiting a growing shanty town near city's bus station.

Colombia opens first tent camp for Venezuelan migrants, refugees

Interactive

Lost childhoods: Nigeria's fear of 'witchcraft' ruins young lives

Many Pentecostal churches in the Niger Delta offer to deliver people from witchcraft and possession - albeit for a fee.

Lost childhoods: Nigeria's fear of 'witchcraft' ruins young lives

101 East

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