Poland

Poland's president to sign controversial Holocaust bill

Legislation aims to punish people for referring to Nazi German death camps located in Poland as Polish.

Poland's president to sign controversial Holocaust bill

Canada

Freed Hassan Diab demands probe over 'terrorism' ordeal

Diab and supporters call for Canada to reform extradition law after professor was wrongfully handed over to France.

Freed Hassan Diab demands probe over 'terrorism' ordeal

India

India adopts law to criminalise instant divorce

Muslim men found guilty of divorcing a wife through triple talaq-style of divorce could end up in jail for three years.

India seeks to criminalise instant triple talaq divorce

Asylum Seekers

Somalis faced 'inhumane' abuse on US deportation flight

Lawsuit says 92 asylum seekers faced 'egregious abuse' in Senegal on December 7 on failed deportation flight from US.

Somalis faced 'inhumane' abuse on US deportation flight

Pakistan

Social media crackdown stifles dissent in Pakistan

Activists say they have been abducted, tortured and interrogated over social media posts deemed critical of military.

Social media crackdown stifles dissent in Pakistan

Opinion

UK's misguided terror laws: Criminalising the innocent

Increasing jail sentences for viewing terror content does not counter terrorism; it terrorises the innocent.

Rizwaan Sabir

by Rizwaan Sabir

Rizwaan Sabir

Opinion

It's official: Defending torture victims is terrorism

It turns out you can get a 'terror' conviction in the UK for refusing to break client confidentiality.

Moazzam Begg

by Moazzam Begg

Moazzam Begg

Middle East

Egypt acquits Irish-Egyptian after 4 years in prison

Ibrahim Halawa, detained at age 17, is expected to walk free after years of 'mockery of justice' in pre-trial detention.

Egypt acquits Irish-Egyptian after 4 years in prison

Inside Story

Are Muslim women closing the gender gap in Tunisia?

Tunisia lifts ban on Muslim women marrying non-Muslims despite opposition from mainstream Muslim leaders.

Middle East

Tunisia lifts ban on Muslim women marrying non-Muslims

President's initiative secures Tunisian women's right to choose spouse despite opposition from mainstream Muslim clerics

Tunisia lifts ban on Muslim women marrying non-Muslims

United States

Justice remains elusive on 9/11 anniversary

Sixteen years after Sept 11 attacks and the US has not convicted anybody for the tower-felling spectacle of "terror".

Justice remains elusive on 9/11 anniversary

European Union

Top EU court rejects legal action against refugee deal

European Court of Justice rules against claims brought by Slovakia and Hungary seeking to end mandatory migrant quotas.

Opinion

The abuse of India's triple talaq verdict

Triple talaq, like the made-up 'Love Jihad', has become yet another anti-Muslim tool in the hands of the far right.

Flavia Agnes

by Flavia Agnes

Flavia Agnes

Asia

Pervez Musharraf vows to return for Bhutto murder trial

Former military ruler denounces murder case as 'fabricated' as he pledges to return to Pakistan when 'medically fit'.

Pervez Musharraf vows to return for Bhutto murder trial

Law

The female face of Islamic law in Malaysia

Women are feeling empowered to pursue careers in the Islamic justice system, from judges and lawyers to court mediators.

The female face of Islamic law in Malaysia