Human Rights

Afrique. Parce qu'à ses yeux il «salit l'image de l'armée», Kinshasa a refusé la diffusion du documentaire consacré au docteur Denis Mukwege qui répare les victimes de viols.

DOCTEUR M. Prévue à Kinshasa les 8 et 9 septembre, la diffusion du film de Thierry Michel et Colette BraeckmanL’Homme qui répare les femmes, La colère d’Hippocrate, n’aura pas lieu. Mercredi dernier, la République Démocratique du Congo a censuré ce documentaire consacré au combat du docteur gynécologue africain Denis Mukwege.

Middle East. ISIS Enshrines a Theology of Rape

QADIYA, Iraq — Claiming the Quran’s support, the Islamic State codifies sex slavery in conquered regions of Iraq and Syria and uses the practice as a recruiting tool.

UN Watch. Resignation of top UN rights official who failed to act on peacekeeper rape of children underscores need for accountability

GENEVA, July 22, 2015 – The resignation of a top UN rights official who admitted she did nothing after receiving reports of child rape by French soldiers in Central African Republic - because she was distracted by budget cuts- "unde

Jordan. Syndicate wants detained journalist free

AMMAN. July 10, 2015 --The Jordan Press Association (JPA) on Thursday called for the release of Al Rai journalist Ghazi Mrayat who was detained after violating a gag order preventing media from publishing news on a foiled terror plot.

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