The Kurdish leader says there is a “risk of a popular revolutionary war” if there is no further progress · The European Court of Human Rights deems “unfair” the decision against the banning of Kurdish party HADEP · A writer gets a 10-month sentence for publishing a book
Military-backed party gets overwhelming victory in elections · The right to vote was denied to 1.5 million people from non-ethnically Burmese areas · Several parties boycott de polls and claim elections are nothing but a "cosmetic change to continue repressing the people · The dictatorship has reserved 25% of the seats for Generals
Amnesty International accuses Islamabad of allowing abuses and reproves the country for not inquiring into the Pakistani army · Lawyers, political leaders and human rights activists are the main targets of killings and tortures · The organization warns against an escalation of violence.
The kid tried to get into a camp in a car, where thousands of Saharans were protesting against the Western Sahara’s economic resources being drained by Morocco · Christofer Ross is to meet Moroccan, Saharan, Algerian and Mauritanian representatives before resuming the peace talks on November 3 · Morocco offers autonomy , whereas the Polisario Front demands a referendum for independence.
The commission has been appointed by the Sinhalese government, which opposes an international enquire · The measure has been criticised by human rights and Tamil organizations arguing the commission is nothing but an eyewash · The UN appointed a special panel to advise the Sri Lankan commission on accountability.