A video showing the torture of a Muslim Myanmar child has shocked social media users.
Germany’s highest court has ruled that Muslim girls must take part in swimming lessons alongside boys.
A court in Saudi Arabia has sentenced 15 Shiite Saudi citizens to death on charges of spying for Iran.
The Howard League for Penal Reform reached a “record number” of prison suicides in England and Wales, with a total of 102 deaths under its care. This is the highest number since the institution’s first record in 1978.
A drug-addicted man in Iran has been sentenced to over 30 years in prison for imprisoning and torturing his wife and children, according to the woman’s female lawyer.
A female member of Afghanistan’s Parliament has talked about the problems of women, refugees and the presence of foreign troops in her country.
Two Saudi women were sentenced to 10 days in prison and 20 lashes for using "impermissible expressions" in their WhatsApp conversation.
The cancellation of an Iranian lawmaker’s planned speech in Iran’s northeastern city of Mashhad has led to widespread reactions by the government and the Parliament.
Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Jaberi Ansari deplored double standard approaches to the issue of human rights, describing as absurd moves by the Saudi and Israeli regimes in terms of UN human rights resolutions.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has condemned a UN resolution on the state of human rights in Iran as unacceptable and baseless.