Nepal

Female activists in Nepal call for equality on citizenship bill

The proposed bill would could women to have a Nepalese husband to pass on their citizenship to their children.

Europe

Calls for release of Russian teenage girls arrested for extremism

The two girls were arrested under Russia's far-reaching extremism laws, but their lawyer argues that they were set up.

Latin America

Nicaragua unrest: New law targets student protesters

The government of Daniel Ortega arrests scores of activists under a new 'anti-terrorism' law that the UN says is intended to criminalise opposition to the government, as unrest continues in Nicaragua.

Opinion

The ICC's problem is not overt racism, it is Eurocentricism

European imperial values laid the foundation of the ICC and have caused its many problems.

Awol K Allo

by Awol K Allo

Awol K Allo

Opinion

Israel's 'nation-state law' parallels the Nazi Nuremberg Laws

Israel's new 'nation-state' law follows in the footsteps of Jim Crow, the Indian Removal Act and the Nuremberg Laws.

Susan Abulhawa

by Susan Abulhawa

Susan Abulhawa

Indonesia

Indonesia deports French drug smuggler after 18 years

Michael Blanc was arrested in 1999 at the airport in Bali with 3.8 kg of hashish hidden inside scuba diving canisters.

Indonesia deports French drug smuggler after 18 years

United States

MGM sues Las Vegas mass shooting victims

Hotel group denies liability for Las Vegas gun massacre in which 58 people were killed and hundreds wounded.

Hotel group launches lawsuit against Las Vegas shooting victims

Opinion

Why the ICC is worth defending

The ICC is the embodiment of a world in which I want to live and serve, writes Aurelia Frick, FM of Liechtenstein.

Aurelia Frick

by Aurelia Frick

Aurelia Frick

ICC

ICC's 20th anniversary: Examining the world's worst atrocities

ICC set up to criminailise war crimes.

Europe

European rights court condemns Russia over Pussy Riot

The court separately criticised Moscow for its investigation into murdered journalist Anna Politkovskaya.

European rights court condemns Russia over Pussy Riot

Germany

German neo-Nazi sentenced to life over racist murders

Beate Zschaepe is found guilty of deadly shootings of Turkish and Greek-born immigrants as well as a German policewoman.

Opinion

Timing of Kennedy's retirement only cements his right-wing legacy

When it came to money and power, 'moderate' Justice Anthony Kennedy had always been an agent of the top one percent.

Larry Beinhart

by Larry Beinhart

Larry Beinhart

Witness

A Tale of Singers and Murderers

Meet the prisoners competing to participate in Russia's prison song contest and the woman inspiring them to sing.

Tamil Tigers

'No peace in our lives': Sri Lanka's missing thousands

Can the Office of Missing Persons provide answers in a country with the world's second highest number of disappearances?

Witness

Japan's Tattoo Outlaws

A landmark legal battle over the future of tattooing erupts in Japan after police crack down on tattoo artists in Osaka.