September 12, 2011
In mid-February 2011 Libyans called for a "Day of Rage" against the iron-fist rule of Colonel Mu'ammar al-Gaddafi, in power since 1969. The protests were met with lethal force. By early March the upri...
September 7, 2011
National Transitional Council urged to act after allegations that black Libyans were detained, threatened and beaten on suspicion of fighting for al-Gaddafi forces.
September 2, 2011
One woman describes how her daughters' killings led her to advocate for better protection from domestic violence in the USA.
September 1, 2011
Civilian oversight, not a military trial, is needed to ensure justice is delivered after Chilean police fired amid protests, killing a student.