Human Rights Abuses

Mehdi's Morning Memo: Will Dave Get Blood On His Hands?

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 15.11.2013 | UK Politics

The five things you need to know on Friday 15 November 2013... 1) WILL DAVE GET BLOOD ON HIS HANDS? The Times reports: "David Cameron is sche...

Why Spain Must Investigate Franco-Era Crimes

Naomi Westland | Posted 18.08.2013 | UK Politics
Naomi Westland

Remembering the past has been a fraught process in Spain, a fact perhaps reflected in the attitude of Madrid's tourist authorities who would rather you didn't explore it either. Many believe that old wounds should not be reopened, that Spain should look forwards not back. But lack of accountability means that the wounds - collective and individual - still haven't healed properly.

Time for Accountability for the Iranian Regime's Leaders

Hossein Abedini | Posted 12.11.2012 | UK Politics
Hossein Abedini

The Iranian people will not stay silent and will continue their protests even in the face of growing executions. The question is whether the international community will find the political resolve to follow their lead.

The Hidden Face of Indian Democracy

Sumeet Grover | Posted 17.06.2012 | UK
Sumeet Grover

Being in Britain, with enormous amounts of rights guaranteed by the British as well as EU laws, it is perhaps difficult for us to empathise with these people, about 70% of whom are illiterate and cannot go to Twitter or YouTube, like the youth during the height of Arab Spring did.

Anti-Gaddafi And Loyalist Forces 'Guilty Of War Crimes'

Posted 12.11.2011 | UK

Anti-Gaddafi forces and those loyal to the deposed leader's regime are both guilty of human rights abuses carried out during the battle for Libya, Am...