Amnesty International called on Egyptian authorities to investigate reports of sexual assaults on women protesters in Tahrir Square, to counter the impression that no one will be punished.
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Reports of prison guards raiding Section 350 of Tehran’s Evin Prison, where many political prisoners are held, have emerged raising fears about the safety of prisoners.
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With among the highest rates of maternal mortality, poverty, poor education and wartime violence, the Democratic Republic of Congo ranks dead last for mothers.