Human Rights & Public Liberties

Human Rights & Public Liberties

Published on: 13 Jan, 2021

Courts and Justice

Hong Kong court ruling

During the trial, defence lawyers argued that freedom of assembly is a constitutional right in Hong Kong, and noted that police had approved the peaceful ..

Published on: 1 April, 2021

Minneapolis/Chauvin trial

Chauvin is the first Minnesota law enforcement officer to be tried for murder for the on-duty killing of a Black person. It will also be ..

Published on: 29 March, 2021

Chauvin trial

Chauvin could face decades in prison if convicted of charges of 2nd and 3rd-degree murder and manslaughter.  

Published on: 28 March, 2021

South Africa’s constitutional court

Zuma and the Guptas deny any wrongdoing. Zuma has been implicated in at least 36 affidavits before the commission by individuals, including former ministers. He ..

Published on: 25 March, 2021

Rohingya refugees

Indian authorities have reportedly detained at least 300 Rohingya refugees found living in Indian Administered Kashmir and a process has begun to deport them back ..

Published on: 25 March, 2021

Colombia sexual violence trial

Jineth Bedoya, the veteran journalist at the centre of the trial, says the government apology is not enough in a case that has become synonymous ..

Published on: 24 March, 2021

Hong Kong courts

Bao Choy, an employee of the public broadcaster Radio Television Hong Kong, was arrested in November in connection with data on vehicle registrations she used ..

Published on: 24 March, 2021

Senegal court hearing

Among those due to appear are Guy Marius Sagna, a high-profile civil society leader detained on public disturbance charges. Opposition supporters are expected outside the ..

Published on: 22 March, 2021

Mali/Sanogo’s trial

The court, which did not issue a verdict, also ended proceedings against 15 other defendants, citing a 2019 reconciliation law offering amnesty or pardon for ..

Published on: 16 March, 2021