8 June 2010
The vast majority of women who die during pregnancy and childbirth are the poorest and most marginalised in society.
4 June 2010
A year ago, a protest by Indigenous people against the exploitation of natural resources on lands traditionally occupied by them ended in the deaths of 33 people.
17 May 2010
One year after the end of the conflict, thousands of victims of human rights abuses committed by both government forces and the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) are being denied justice, truth and reparations.
12 May 2010
Cases of rape in camps for people displaced by the earthquake either go unreported through fear or go unpunished due to insufficient police response.
11 May 2010
Acclaimed director Ja'far Panahi's detention is preventing him from appearing at the Cannes Film Festival.
7 May 2010
Those who express criticism of leading members and officials of the two main political parties face threats and physical violence.
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30 April 2010
As the technology and innovation showcase, Expo 2010, begins in Shanghai, many local housing rights activists are being silenced by the Chinese authorities.
Thousands face beatings, abduction, rape or even murder as they make their way to the USA hoping for a new life.
Dhondup Wangchen is serving a six-year sentence for a documentary he made prior to the Beijing Olympics in 2008 in Qinghai province.