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 »

Uganda Accused of Gay Rights Abuses

Updated: Fri 20 Jun, 04:18 am

According to rights groups in the country, homosexual people have been targeted for arrest, extortion and denied healthcare since the Anti-Homosexuality Bill was passed. read more »

Group Commends Ivorian Govt for Probing Crimes

Updated: Fri 10 Jan, 07:56 am

Human Rights Watch has commended the Ivorian government for taking an 'important step in supporting accountability' by renewing the mandate of a special unit investigating the country's postelection … read more »