Human Rights & Public Liberties

Human Rights & Public Liberties

Published on: 13 Jan, 2021


Jaha Dukureh: ‘Don’t sensationalise FGM survivors’

Gambia activist tells Al Jazeera why respect is critical when tackling the subject of female genital mutilation.

Published on: 6 February, 2018

Nigeria migrants who escaped Libya restart their lives

Migrants say they are being returned to the same conditions that made them risk their lives crossing the Sahara desert.

Published on: 6 February, 2018

UN to probe Syria gas attacks but what about past ones?

Russia blocks UN Security Council statement condemning recent chemical attack, drawing angry response from the US.

Published on: 7 February, 2018

Myanmar ‘starving out’ Rohingya in Rakhine: Amnesty

Authorities in Myanmar are starving Rohingya families to get them to flee the country, Amnesty International says.

Published on: 8 February, 2018

Australia prisoners with disabilities abused: HRW

Human Rights Watch report details how people with disabilities suffer sexual and physical abuse in Australian prisons.

Published on: 8 February, 2018

Cambodia dissident in jail after Thailand deportation

Rights groups condemn Thailand for forcibly returning shoe-throwing critic of Cambodia Prime Minister Hun Sen.

Published on: 11 February, 2018

Slain Colten Boushie’s family vows to ‘pursue justice’

Canadian jury finds farmer Gerald Stanley not guilty of second-degree murder in relation to killing of indigenous man.

Published on: 11 February, 2018

Egypt must end death penalty: EU politicians

European Parliament condemns Egypt's use of execution and calls for a review of all death penalty sentences.

Published on: 11 February, 2018

Pakistani human rights lawyer Asma Jahangir dies

Outspoken human rights lawyer Asma Jahangir dies after suffering cardiac arrest.

Published on: 12 February, 2018

Cypriot Maronites: Ancient community facing extinction

Displaced by war and endangered by assimilation, the Maronites of Cyprus fear for the future of their community.

Published on: 13 February, 2018

’54 Palestinians die’ as Israel refuses medical permits

Rights groups say Israel responsible for more than 50 deaths in besieged Gaza Strip in 2017 for lack of medical permits.

Published on: 14 February, 2018

Civilian victims of Afghan war exceed 10,000 in 2017

At 2,295, suicide and complex attacks kill and injure more people than any previous recorded year in Afghanistan.

Published on: 15 February, 2018