Death penalty

An eye for an eye? Inside the death penalty debate in Malaysia

As Malaysia's government deliberates on the future of capital punishment, we meet families on both sides of the debate.

An eye for an eye? Inside the death penalty debate in Malaysia

Indonesia

Indonesia: Top court rejects woman's appeal over boss's lewd call

Baiq Nuril Maknun, who was a teacher on the island of Lombok, had complained of getting lewd calls from her boss.

Indonesia: Top court rejects woman's appeal over boss's lewd call

101 East

Malaysia: On Death Row

101 East investigates why plans to abolish the death penalty in Malaysia are causing controversy.

Human Rights

'Shame and humiliation': Aceh's Islamic law violates human rights

Punishments under Sharia are rooted in cultural traditions and few are willing to speak publicly against it.

'Shame and humiliation': Aceh's Islamic law violates human rights

US & Canada

US House oversight panel backs subpoena for Kellyanne Conway

The White House counsellor is accused of violating the Hatch Act, which limits political activity by gov't workers.

US House oversight panel backs subpoena for Kellyanne Conway

People & Power

The Catalonia Trial: Justice or Vengeance?

Behind the scenes as Catalonia's pro-independence politicians are tried in Spain on charges of sedition.

United States

Sandy Hook massacre: Father of victim wins defamation lawsuit

Leonard Pozner wins lawsuit against book authors who claimed the school shooting that killed his son never happened.

Sandy Hook massacre: Father of victim wins defamation lawsuit

Hong Kong protests

Hong Kong's lame duck? Leader Lam faces fight for political life

As calls for her resignation become louder, analysts say Carrie Lam pays the price for political miscalculations.

Hong Kong's lame duck? Leader Lam faces fight for political life

Hong Kong protests

Hong Kong protesters rally despite government climbdown

Protesters demand extradition bill be scrapped permanently a day after city government suspended it indefinitely.

Hong Kong protests

Hong Kong to suspend divisive extradition bill, say reports

Leader Carrie Lam is expected to address local media after several pro-Beijing politicians called for pause on bill.

Hong Kong to suspend divisive extradition bill, say reports

Abortion

Are anti-abortion laws harming women?

The Stream takes a look at pro-abortion rights campaigns in different countries.

Are anti-abortion laws harming women?

The Big Picture

The World According to AI

How will Artificial Intelligence be used in the future? Who will it be used by and who will it be used against?

US & Canada

US: Larry Nassar's ex-boss at MSU not guilty of sexual misconduct

William Strampel acquitted on sexual misconduct charge but found guilty of neglect of duty and misconduct in office.

US: Larry Nassar's ex-boss at MSU not guilty of sexual misconduct

New Zealand

New Zealand court orders gov't to reconsider China extradition

Court of Appeal rules against returning New Zealand resident accused of murder to China, citing human rights concerns.

New Zealand court orders gov't to reconsider China extradition

Hong Kong protests

Hong Kong's controversial extradition bill explained

Critics fear bill will compromise Hong Kong's judicial system and prove the 'death knell' of 'one country, two systems'.

Hong Kong's controversial extradition bill explained