Tikrit massacre saw the terror group in June 2014 abduct up to 1,700 mainly Shia cadets from the former US Speicher military base and execute them.
Khurram Parvez, incarcerated activist of India-administered Kashmir, Delphine Djiraibe, one of Chad's first women lawyers and Feliciano Reyna, rights activist in Venezuela bag one of world's most prestigious human rights prizes.
With the international community and Afghanistan at an impasse, a new policy report outlines ways to break the deadlock to allow aid to flow into the country.
Human Rights activists say at least 16 people have been sentenced to death in closed-door hearings over charges linked to the nationwide protests.
The deputy head of the UN Mission in Afghanistan, Potzel Markus, met Maulvi Abdul Salam Hanafi in the capital Kabul to discuss the ban, as well as other measures including barring women from universities.
British foreign ministry seeking information from Tehran about the arrests, as Revolutionary Guard says foreign nationals have been "leading subversive conspiracies" to foment protests.
Britain sanctions 30 individuals across 11 countries for corruption and human rights abuses, including 10 from Iran connected to judicial systems after the regime's first execution of one protester.
The United Nations says more than 125 Palestinians have been killed across the occupied West Bank this year.
Here is a look at the main issues on the table at the COP27 talks and how they might be reflected in a final agreement.
Berlin authorities deny independent, effective investigation into racial profiling by German police, European Court of Human Rights concludes.
Most of the lawyers were apparently targeted for representing human rights defenders and activists.
While global leaders praise the resilience of the Ukrainian people, aid organisations warn that without sufficient support, the mental well-being of civilians living inside and outside the conflict zone is at severe risk.
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