Around 80-90% of the housing structures in the Deep Sea informal settlement in the Westlands area of Nairobi were destroyed after a fire broke out on the afternoon of 8 March 2011.
The precise whereabouts of opposition leaders Mehdi Karroubi (pictured above, right), a former Speaker in Iran’s parliament, and former Prime Minister Mir Hossein Mousavi (left), and their respecti
Our shelter is important because the police stations don't have designated places for women. In the current holding places, women get abused and raped by police.
María Isabel Franco was a 15 year old student when she was raped and brutally killed in December 2001. She is one of thousands of women in Guatemala murdered since 2001.
As mass demonstrations flare across Egypt, protesters have gathered to demand widespread political and human rights reform and an end to corruption, poverty and police abuse.