Welcome to Hellfire, Torture in Nigeria

Updated: Fri 19 Sep, 06:22 am

Torture is routinely used by Nigeria's police and soldiers, says Amnesty International in a new report that documents horrifying acts of brutality which largely go unpunished. read more »

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 »

Illegal Liberian Timber Found in France

Updated: Mon 4 Mar, 08:19 am 2013

Liberian timber worth thousands of euros has been found at a French port less than three weeks before a new EU law prohibiting the import of illegal timber comes into force, according to Global … read more »