Human Rights & Public Liberties

Human Rights & Public Liberties

Newsletter
Published on: 13 Jan, 2021

News

‘Enough of war’: Why Afghans are hunger striking in Lashkar Gah

Dozens of Afghans set up tents demanding an end to the war after a car bomb killed more than 20 in Lashkar Gah.

Published on: 1 April, 2018

Volokolamsk: A ‘mini-Chernobyl’ in Moscow’s suburbs

Anger in the small Russian town of Volokolamsk surges over toxic fumes from a landfill processing the capital's rubbish.

Published on: 4 April, 2018

Refugees hoping to reach France find solidarity in the Alps

The resort town of Claviere in the Italian Alps is being used as a staging point for refugees trying to reach France.

Published on: 9 April, 2018

Brazil: Marielle Franco’s murder remains unsolved one month on

Supporters gather to remember the politician and rights activist, and call for her killers to be found.

Published on: 16 April, 2018

Pakistan’s ‘disappeared’: The cost of the war against Taliban

Rights groups allege war against the armed group has included a shadowy campaign of enforced disappearances.

Published on: 19 April, 2018

Brazil: 2017 one of ‘bloodiest years’ for land conflicts

New data shows at least 70 people were killed last year as land conflicts in country's Amazon intensified.

Published on: 22 April, 2018

Pakistan watchdog slams ‘grim’ state of human rights

Human Rights Commission of Pakistan reports rising forced disappearances, rape and attacks on religious minorities.

Published on: 22 April, 2018

Yemenis resort to burning firewood and rubbish to cook food

Saudi blockade has caused a chronic shortage of propane gas, forcing Yemenis to find alternatives to prepare food.

Published on: 23 April, 2018

Anti-sexual harassment message resounds in Africa

As women around the world stand up to harassing and abusing men, the struggle is alive and well in Africa.

Published on: 24 April, 2018

Living in the shadow of Nepal’s Rara National Park

Al Jazeera revisits a remote village in Mugu district only to find that it remains abandoned by the state.

Published on: 23 April, 2018

Egypt’s jailed journalists: In numbers

On World Press Freedom Day, jailed journalists continue to pay the price for media crackdowns in Egypt.

Published on: 3 May, 2018

Al Jazeera’s Mahmoud Hussein spends 500th day in Egyptian jail

Qatar-based network calls on Egypt to release its journalist, who has spent 500 days in jail without charge.

Published on: 6 May, 2018