Human Rights & Public Liberties

Human Rights & Public Liberties

Published on: 13 Jan, 2021


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

Guantanamo prison survivor Sami al-Hajj shares his story

Al Jazeera journalist faced torture and interrogations while being held without any charges at the US-run prison camp.

Published on: 6 May, 2018

My life in crisis: Diary of a Venezuelan journalist

How Venezuela's economic crisis has turned basic tasks like food shopping and commuting into feats of endurance.

Published on: 7 May, 2018

Pakistani convicts teach inmates their legal rights

In an experimental approach, convicts lead a legal awareness programme in overcrowded Pakistani jails.

Published on: 23 May, 2018

Manus Island’s refugee babies: Q&A with Father Clement Taulam

Children fathered by refugees on Manus Island could be marginalised by patrilineal clan structures, says Father Taulam.

Published on: 27 May, 2018