Human Rights

'A well-planned battle for control of Poland's judiciary'

Judges, rights groups fear democracy is being threatened as controversial draft law heads to lower house of parliament.

'A well-planned battle for control of Poland's judiciary'

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

Human Rights

'To stop a war': Did Soleimani killing violate international law?

Experts agree use of self-defence as justification for killing Soleimani requires proof of 'imminent attack'.

'To stop a war': Did Soleimani killing violate international law?

The Far Right

US: Judge orders Alex Jones to pay $100,000 in Sandy Hook case

Texas judge refuses to dismiss lawsuit against the conspiracy theorist, who promoted falsehoods about the 2012 massacre.

US: Judge orders Alex Jones to pay $100,000 in Sandy Hook case

Europe

Cyprus court finds British woman guilty of false gang-rape claim

Woman had claimed she was gang-raped by a group of Israeli tourists in a holiday resort earlier this year.

Cyprus court finds British woman guilty of false gang-rape claim

Human Rights

'This is the moment': Calls for action after Khashoggi verdict

Experts say Saudi prosecution of Jamal Khashoggi's killers violated human rights, call for international investigation.

'This is the moment': Calls for action after Khashoggi verdict

UpFront

Can Trump survive impeachment?

We debate the battle to remove Donald Trump from office and ask just how damaging it will be for him.

UpFront

Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi: 'Defending the indefensible'

We discuss Aung San Suu Kyi's appearance at the International Court of Justice with rights activist Maung Zarni.

AJ Impact

Musk says he responded to 'unprovoked attack' in 'pedo guy' suit

Tesla chief apologised to British cave diver and said insult was not meant to be taken literally.

Musk says he responded to 'unprovoked attack' in 'pedo guy' suit

AJ Impact

Elon Musk goes on trial in United States for 'pedo guy' tweet

Diver who helped rescue boys and their coach from Thai cave says Musk should pay damages for alleged defamation.

Elon Musk goes on trial in United States for 'pedo guy' tweet

AJ Impact

Unliked: Singapore orders Facebook to correct user's post

Order made under Singapore’s new 'fake news' law which critics say could undermine internet freedoms across region.

Unliked: Singapore orders Facebook to correct user's post

Egypt

Egypt: Targeting the final line of defence

The government of President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi is accused of cracking down on lawyers and human rights defenders.

Egypt: Targeting the final line of defence

Asia Pacific

Myanmar sets up special legal unit as Rohingya cases loom

The unit will provide advice on international criminal justice as government prepares to defend itself at The Hague.

Myanmar sets up special legal unit as Rohingya cases loom

Philippines

Maguindanao massacre: Families hope for justice as verdict looms

Philippine court to announce verdict in 2009 Maguindanao massacre case in which 58 people were killed.

Maguindanao massacre: Families hope for justice as verdict looms

Humanitarian crises

Will cases brought against Myanmar deliver justice to Rohingya?

Genocide case filed at ICJ and Suu Kyi named in lawsuit in Argentina while ICC set to investigate Rohingya crimes.

Will cases brought against Myanmar deliver justice to Rohingya?