Endemic oil industry pollution in the Niger Delta has put people's health at risk and damaged livelihoods, pushing many people deeper into poverty.
Women played a key role in Egypt's protests calling for reform, but have been sidelined since. Now they are demanding their right to participate in that process of reform.
Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights organizations in Turkey have fought a long campaign for discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation and gender identity to be prohibited
Seventeen predominantly Roma families who live in several buildings owned by the Belgrade municipality of Obrenovac are at risk of being forcibly evicted.
On 25 June 2011, 24-year-old Israeli soldier « first