Pakistani law can see alleged blasphemy punished by death or life imprisonment
'It's extremely disappointing that he’s agreed to help the British government ingratiate itself further with such an abusive government,' says Human Rights Watch
'I am fighting for the rights of migrant workers. This ruling will send shockwaves in the international community'
All four soldiers involved were acquitted of manslaughter at trial
'These clothing bans have increased tensions and may undermine the effort to fight extremism'
Exclusive: In letters seen by The Independent, Hasnat Karim's children write to the Bangladeshi Prime Minister pleading for his release
The State Council will set a nationwide precedent by ruling on a ban in Villeneuve-Loubet
Two principles of the German consitution clash in the ruling
'The government’s steps to limit a broad range of human rights go beyond what can be justified'
Exclusive: The Saudi Ambassador has also held an influential panel post over the last year
‘Guards would come to the bars and say: ‘Knock on the door when they die.’ It was a famous saying’
The government says none of the 854 asylum seekers held there will ever be settled in Australia
Asylum seekers have set themselves on fire and sewed their lips shut on the Pacific island
The National Council of the Resistance of Iran is calling for the UK government to acknowledge the executions and human rights abuses in the country
Turkish president tells millions at pro-government rally he would approve return of capital punishment
Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein says there are 'serious doubts about the fairness of the trials'