Belarus is the last country in Europe and the former Soviet Union to carry out executions.
The Ugandan Parliament are preparing to debate a bill which entrenches discrimination and hatred against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people on 11 May.
Image: Louisiana State Penitentiary, known as Angola. © The Mob Film Company Ltd.
It’s not much fun being a teenage boy in Kashmir.
Endemic oil industry pollution in the Niger Delta has put people's health at risk and damaged livelihoods, pushing many people deeper into poverty.