Custodial Killings
Mexico’s Supreme Court decriminalizes abortion in landmark ruling and other stories

Today we look at the Mexican Supreme Court’s ruling decriminalizing abortion, the indictments against Palestinian officers in the killing of Nizar Banat, and more

Palestinian Authority suppresses protests demanding justice for Nizar Banat

Palestinian security forces arrested several well-known Palestinian political activists and civil society figures in protests demanding justice for an activist slain while in custody of the PA

Banat's killing Palestine Palestinians mark 40 days since the killing of activist Nizar Banat

The well-known Palestinian political and social activist died under suspicious circumstances on June 24 after the Palestinian Authority’s (PA) security forces conducted a violent night raid at his home in Hebron in the occupied West Bank

Palestinian man was tortured by Israeli prison authorities before his death, claims family

43-year-old Abdo Yusuf al-Khatib al-Tamimi, a resident of occupied East Jerusalem, was found dead in the notorious Israeli Moskabiya prison on July 23 with several injury marks on his body

Human rights lawyers and activists arrested in Palestine

The arrests were conducted reportedly in relation to their participation in protests that have been taking place against the custodial death of well known anti-PA activist, Nizar Banat, last month

Political prisoner and activist Father Stan Swamy dies at 84 in India and other stories

Today we look at the imprisonment and death of Indian activist Stan Swamy, the arrests of Palestinian activists by Israeli and Palestine Authority forces, and more

Anti-PA protests Protests take place for fifth straight day against Palestinian Authority after activist dies in custody

Palestinian journalists also staged a vigil outside the UN office to protest against the PA security forces for attacking and intimidating them while they were covering the protests, and demanded protection

Nizar Banat killed Political activist Nizar Banat dies after night raid by Palestinian forces

Following news of Banat’s death, thousands of Palestinians took part in demonstrations in Ramallah in the occupied West Bank. His family has accused PA security forces of beating him to death while he was in their custody and withholding his body several hours after his death

First Nations people find 751 unmarked graves at residential school and other stories

Today we look at the discovery of graves at a former residential school in Canada, the custodial killing of Palestinian activist Nizar Banat, and more

Kashmir Custodial Killing Custodial killing of teacher triggers protests in Kashmir

According to a report by Amnesty International, more than 715 detainees have been killed in custody in Kashmir between 1990-1994.

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