Amy Worrall and Fátimah Alaya

What is Jailbreak? Jailbreak is Ireland’s largest student-run fundraiser, now in its 7th year running. All proceeds of the charity event are split b(...)

Relatives of the men executed for the killing of public prosecuter Hisham Barakat gather at Zynhom morgue in Cairo, Egypt,  on Wednesday to wait for their bodies to be released. Photograph: Amina Ismail/Reuters

Egyptian authorities executed nine men convicted over the 2015 killing of the country’s chief prosecutor on Wednesday amid a surge in the number of d(...)

Flowers being laid at the Maidan activists “Heavenly Hundred Heroes” memorial in Kiev. Photograph: Sergei Supinsky

Ukraine has been lambasted for failing to achieve justice for more than 100 protesters killed during its Maidan revolution, which reached its bloody c(...)

Japanese former professional boxer Iwao Hakamada, who was sentenced to death for the murder of four members of a family in 1966. Photograph: Kazuhiro Nogi/AFP/Getty Images

Iwao Hakamada (82) spends a lot of time in the neat apartment he shares with his sister gazing out the window. After 48 years in jail, most of it in s(...)

US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen: Former Erdogan ally denied involvement in the July 2016 coup attempt. Photograph: Charles Mostoller/Reuters

Turkey has issued arrest warrants for a further 1,112 people with suspected connections to the outlawed Gulenist movement, as the impact of the 2016 f(...)

Hakeem al-Araibi, a Bahraini refugee and Australian resident, being escorted to a courtroom in Bangkok on February 4th. He is on his way back to Australia. Photograph:  Lillian Suwanrumpha/AFP/Getty Images

A refugee footballer has been freed by Thailand and left on a flight to Australia after prosecutors said they were no longer seeking his extradition t(...)

Dennis Christensen is escorted inside a courthouse following the verdict announcement in the town of Oryol on Wednesday. Photograph:  Mladen Antonov/AFP

A court in western Russia handed a Danish citizen a six-year prison term on Tuesday for practising his religion as a Jehovah’s Witness. Dennis Christ(...)

A review of workplace culture at Amnesty International found bullying and public humiliation were routinely used by management at its international secretariat in London.

Amnesty International has a “toxic” working environment, with widespread bullying, public humiliation, discrimination and other abuses of power, a rep(...)

Italian police with the arrested man in 2016. Prosecutors say he is the alleged trafficker Medhanie Yehdego Mered, but he is apparently refugee Medhanie Tesfamariam Berhe. Photograph: Reuters

Italian prosecutors have invited two high-ranking Sudanese officials to Sicily to testify in a case against a suspected human trafficker who appears t(...)

Juan Guaidó, president of Venezuela’s National Assembly, during a protest against President Nicolás Maduro in Caracas on Wednesday. Photograph: Carlos Becerra/Bloomberg

The European Parliament has recognised Venezuela’s opposition leader Juan Guaidó as de facto head of state, heightening pressure on Nicolás Maduro, am(...)

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