NATIONS (AP) - The U.N. Security Council voted unanimously Tuesday to sanction
the leaders of Congo's M23 rebel force, which hours earlier occupied the
eastern Congolese city of Goma as U.N. peacekeepers stood by without resisting.
Ohio (AP) - A former military colonel with a Somali security force dubbed the
"Gestapo of Somalia" by its critics was responsible for the torture
of a human rights advocate in the 1980s, a federal judge ruled Tuesday in a
(AP) - Egyptian authorities arrested more than 300 children during protests in
Cairo over the past year, beating and torturing some and trying many as adults,
a leading international rights group said Tuesday. Human Rights Watch said in a
Venezuela (AP) - Venezuela's opposition leaders are calling on President Hugo
Chavez to grant amnesty to the country's self-proclaimed political prisoners. Opposition
congressman Edgar Zambrano said he was optimistic after presenting...
Tunisia (AP) - A second suspect in the attack on Tunisia's U.S. embassy died
Saturday after months on a hunger strike, his lawyer said. Mohammed Bakhti, a
prominent member of the ultraconservative Muslim Salafi movement, was admitted
(AP) - A Pakistani court on Tuesday acquitted a Christian girl accused of
blasphemy over the burning of the Muslim holy book, her lawyer said. The ruling
was the final chapter in a case that caused an international outcry over
(AP) - Amnesty International workers in London walked off the job on Tuesday as
the second strike in as many months raised questions about the organization's
ability to remain one of the world's pre-eminent human rights advocates. Workers...