Human Rights

Baku 2015 European Games
Preview
12 Jun, 2015

Olympic warm-up event in Azerbaijan overshadowed by human rights allegations

Child soldiers in South Sudan
One-Minute Read
16 Feb, 2015

Human Rights Watch accuses both sides in South Sudan's conflict of arming young children – often by force

One-Minute Read
03 Dec, 2014

Human rights groups say Soheil Arabi's execution is 'imminent' and appeals to a Tehran court for amnesty

One-Minute Read
24 Nov, 2014

'Courageous' Ghoncheh Ghavami is recovering in Tehran after being released on bail because of 'health problems'

David Cameron
Reaction
03 Oct, 2014

Conservatives to scrap Human Rights Act and seize power from Europe if they win the next election

Israeli immigration officers checking African migrants
In Depth
10 Sep, 2014

Refugees from Sudan and Eritrea were pressured to move on, Human Rights Watch says

News Hub
10 Jun, 2015

The kingdom is considering allowing women to travel alone, but their daily lives remain severely restricted

A guard stands behind a locked gate at Pentonville prison
In Depth
12 Aug, 2014

But Strasbourg upholds previous ruling that blanket ban on prisoners voting is unlawful

British Prime Minister David Cameron
In Depth
17 Jul, 2014

David Cameron wants to curb the European Court of Human Rights but not everyone in his party backs the plan

Reaction
14 Mar, 2014

For a start, we now know Bashar Assad’s regime does detain children. But there’s more…

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