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Iran: Arrests, Harassment of Baha’is

Iranian intelligence officials have increased the arrests of the country’s Baha’i religious minority over the past two months, with no clear charges, Human Rights Watch said on October 16, 2015. In August and September 201...

Syria: Residents Blocked From Returning

The Syrian government is unlawfully preventing displaced residents from former anti-government-held areas from returning to their properties, Human Rights Watch said on October 16, 2018.

Food costs should cause 'shock and outrage' as countries in conflict see spiralling prices

Fresh research by the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), released to coincide with World Food Day, shows food becoming ever less affordable in countries in conflict or subject to political instability. In dozens mo...

UN relief official in Yemen condemns ‘horrific’ attack on passenger buses

A bridge damaged by an air strike in Yemen’s Hudaydah governorate (file photo). Ov...