February 6, 2012
A Palestinian detainee accused of links to Islamic Jihad is at risk of dying after more than 50 days on hungerstrike.
February 4, 2012
Russia and China have again vetoed a UN Security Council resolution on Syria, the day after a military assault killed scores of civilians in Homs.
February 3, 2012
A UN-backed tribunal has given former Khmer Rouge jailer "Duch" a life sentence for the killings of more than 12,272 people.
February 1, 2012
A South Korean activist faces up to seven years in prison after re-tweeting messages from North Korea's official Twitter account.