15 April 2010
Those living alongside the country's railway lines have been told to pull down their structures and leave, or risk prosecution. Most are slum dwellers in Nairobi.
The first two men to be officially executed since 2005 had been convicted by military courts of charges of 'collaboration' with the Israeli military and involvement in murder.
The writer was acquitted of charges of insulting the judicial authorities, after more than four months in detention.
The authorities have been urged to allow peaceful protests after police violently repressed another anti-government demonstration in Cairo this week.
14 April 2010
President Viktor Yanukovych urged to protect people from torture and other ill-treatment in police custody, racial discrimination and other abuses.
It is feared that the young men, who disappeared from Swift Operation Squad detention in Port Harcourt a year ago, were extrajudicially executed.
13 April 2010
If adopted, a vaguely worded draft decree will extend and deepen the already widespread censorship provided under the Public Emergency Regulations.
An appeal court is to decide whether to overturn a landmark ruling allowing the children of Samira Soueidan to obtain Lebanese nationality.
Doctor Douglas Gwatidzo and his colleague Rutendo Gwatidzo, talk about how ten years of political turmoil have crippled a health service once seen as the best in Southern Africa.
12 April 2010
A new Amnesty International report documents how countries rely on 'no torture' promises from governments with proven records of torture.