UN hearings to be held on Gaza war crimes

A UN team investigating possible war crimes in Gaza says it will hold public hearings with victims of the conflict in Gaza and Geneva later this month.

Disabled prisoners unable to bathe or shower for months

Prisons inspector brands Parkhurst a failing jail, lacking basic levels of safety and decency

US, Israel inching away over Palestine?

Hawkish Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's highly anticipated meeting with the US officials has ended in a rift over the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Plight of the Roma Muslims in Bulgaria

Predicaments of Roma Muslims of Bulgaria reflected by Seyfeddin Kara.

Amnesty International 2009 Human Rights Report on Afghanistan

Many regional officials and militia commanders continued to perpetrate human rights violations with impunity.

Meet the Press transcript for 26 April 2009

Robert Gibbs, King Abdullah II of Jordan, Doris Kearns Goodwin, Jon Meacham interviewed on Meet the Press.

Watch LIVE: The Fifth Annual Conference on the Study of Islamophobia

The conference will be broadcast live from the University of California, Berkeley. April 17-19

Israel releases senior Hamas lawmaker

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel on Tuesday freed the most senior of dozens of Hamas politicians in custody, prompting speculation it was a prelude to a deal for the release of an Israeli soldier held by Palestinians for three years.

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