Opinion

How the courage of a few Rwandan women changed the world

The testimonies of Rwandan women helped establish rape as a war crime and paved the way for its prosecution.

Sara Darehshori

by Sara Darehshori

Sara Darehshori

Brunei

Brunei punishes gay sex with death by stoning

New penal code imposes death penalty for rape, adultery, sodomy, robbery and introduces public flogging.

Brunei enacts new penal code as sultan calls for 'stronger' Islam

Australia

Australia plans tough social media law after Christchurch attacks

Canberra wants legislation to prevent people from livestreaming violent crime and 'weaponising social media platforms'.

Australia plans tough social media law after Christchurch attacks

United States

Trump extends deportation protections for Liberians

Amid pressure, White House announces it is extending temporary protections for some 4,000 Liberians in US for a year.

Liberians welcome US DED extension, call for permanent solution

Opinion

The Samjhauta acquittals: Hindu terror goes unpunished in India

The Indian government and judiciary have shown little willingness to deliver justice in 'saffron terror' cases.

Apoorvanand

by Apoorvanand

Apoorvanand

Crime

Coerced to confess: How US police get confessions

Why would someone confess to a crime they did not commit? We look at six cases of coerced confessions in the US.

Opinion

Kenya's Gender Bill: Battling inequality, saving the constitution

Kenya's parliament's refusal to enact the Gender Bill will have ramifications beyond the struggle for gender equality.

Marilyn Muthoni Kamuru

by Marilyn Muthoni Kamuru

Marilyn Muthoni Kamuru

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Bill Browder: 'Living rent-free in Putin's head'

Browder shares what it's like to live 'rent-free in Putin's head' and how the Magnitsky Act became a 'viral phenomenon'.

Witness

False Confessions: How Innocent People Confess to Crime in the US

A lawyer and psychologist expose the interrogation techniques that make people confess to crimes they didn't commit.

Africa

S Africa jails white farmers for black teen's murder

Doorewaard and Schutte handed 18 and 23-year sentences for killing 15-year-old Matlhomola Mosweu in 2017.

Talk to Al Jazeera

Brazil vice president: Venezuela needs 'a change of government'

Hamilton Mourao discusses Venezuela's political crisis, Brazil reforms and the alleged persecution of minority groups.

Investigation

Exclusive: Amid unrest in Ferguson, police used text burner app

In 2014, US law enforcement officers began using secret messaging app Silent Phone which destroys text messages.

Exclusive: Amid unrest in Ferguson, police used text burner app

US & Canada

US Democrats introduce bill targeting voter suppression

The Voting Rights Advancement Act would help defend black and minority groups against voter suppression, Democrats say.

US Democrats introduce bill targeting voter suppression

US & Canada

US senators want report on Khashoggi killing from intel community

Democrats introduce bill demanding the National Intelligence Director submit a public report on the writer's murder.

US senators want report on Khashoggi killing from intel community

France

French president plans measures to tackle anti-Semitism

Macron will introduce legislation and adopt a new definition of anti-Semitism following a resurgence in hate speech.

French president plans measures to tackle anti-Semitism