23 July 2010
In 2000, countries around the world agreed to eight Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) as a global initiative to eradicate poverty by 2015.
22 July 2010
Use our phone blogging tool to record an audio message in support of journalists in Somalia, where more than 30 reporters have been killed by armed groups since 1992.
20 July 2010
People from across the world are joining together to call on the government to uphold its people's basic rights.
13 July 2010
Adnan Hajizade and Emin Milli have used online networking tools, including YouTube, Facebook and Twitter, to spread information about the country's socio-political situation.
9 July 2010
Violence against women in Nairobi’s slums is widespread and goes largely unpunished because of ineffective policing.
18 June 2010
Saudi Arabian human rights defender and Shi’a Muslim rights activist Munir Baqir al-Jessas has been detained since November 2009, possibly for his criticism of the authorities' treatment of the Shi’a community.
17 June 2010
More than seven years after the US-led invasion toppled Saddam Hussain, Iraq continues to be a dangerous place for many, with hundreds of civilians being killed or injured every month.
Nearly 90 families face being forcibly evicted from their homes on the edge of the village of Plavecký Štvrtok, north of the capital Bratislava.
15 June 2010
Many, like Ali Ben Salem, are put under surveillance, have their freedom of movement restricted and are physically assaulted for their work.
9 June 2010
Hundreds of Iranians have been detained as the authorities' crackdown on dissent has intensified throughout the year since President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad won the disputed June 2009 election.