The New York-based Human Rights Watch is calling on Lebanese authorities to investigate allegations of torture made by a well-known actor who was detained and later exonerated of charges of spying for Israel.
The U.N. envoy for Libya is warning that a recent agreement to resume oil production in the conflict-torn country will not hold unless key issues concerning the distribution of wealth and "endemic plundering of resources" are speedily tackled.
Independent human rights commission issues dire warning ahead of polls as jailed former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif appeals his 10-year prison sentence He was sentenced over purchases of luxury apartments in London.
Egypt's parliament has passed a draft bill that could immune senior military officers from future prosecution related to violence following the 2013 overthrow of an elected but divisive Islamist president.
A police operation was underway in Trèbes, near Carcassonne, France, on March 23, the French Interior Ministry said, amid reports that a police officer was shot and hostages were taken at a supermarket