Gambia activist tells Al Jazeera why respect is critical when tackling the subject of female genital mutilation.
Migrants say they are being returned to the same conditions that made them risk their lives crossing the Sahara desert.
Russia blocks UN Security Council statement condemning recent chemical attack, drawing angry response from the US.
Authorities in Myanmar are starving Rohingya families to get them to flee the country, Amnesty International says.
Human Rights Watch report details how people with disabilities suffer sexual and physical abuse in Australian prisons.
Rights groups condemn Thailand for forcibly returning shoe-throwing critic of Cambodia Prime Minister Hun Sen.
Canadian jury finds farmer Gerald Stanley not guilty of second-degree murder in relation to killing of indigenous man.
European Parliament condemns Egypt's use of execution and calls for a review of all death penalty sentences.
Outspoken human rights lawyer Asma Jahangir dies after suffering cardiac arrest.
Displaced by war and endangered by assimilation, the Maronites of Cyprus fear for the future of their community.
Rights groups say Israel responsible for more than 50 deaths in besieged Gaza Strip in 2017 for lack of medical permits.
At 2,295, suicide and complex attacks kill and injure more people than any previous recorded year in Afghanistan.
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