(Goma) – Unidentified rebel fighters have killed at least 184 civilians and wounded many others in attacks on villages in Beni territory in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo since October 2014. Such killings amount to war crimes.
Tehran (AFP) - Award-winning Iranian human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh told AFP Sunday that she has been barred from practising for three years and will hold a protest against the decision this week.
AUTHORITIES are investigating the suspected involvement of Western jihadists, including an Australian man, in the brutal video by the Islamic State group showing the beheading of US aid worker Peter Kassig.
As Burma is celebrated for growing investment and diplomatic opportunities, there are concerns among local activists and the international community that the country's ongoing human rights abuses will be forgotten.