Libyan Human Rights Activist Assassinated

Updated: Fri 27 Jun, 03:59 am

Salwa Bougaighis, a prominent human rights lawyer, was attacked and killed by five masked men carrying guns and knives when they stormed the compound where she lived in the eastern city of Benghazi. read more »

Jailing of Swaziland Journo, Lawyer Slammed

Updated: Mon 28 Jul, 07:54 am

The sentencing of a newspaper editor and a human rights lawyer to two years in prison on charges of contempt of court after a "grossly unfair trial" in Swaziland has been described as an outrageous … read more »

Africa's Ten Most Dangerous Countries

Updated: Mon 25 Jun, 03:00 am 2012

The Global Peace Index recently released a report on global ranking of countries according to their dangerousness, many African countries are among the most affected by war, terrorism and political … read more »