Aye Myat Thu, the wife of Myanmar protester Chit Min Thu, reacts after he was shot dead  by security forces. Photograph: STR /AFP

Myanmar’s junta added bribery allegations to its charges against deposed leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Thursday, while an advocacy group said security fo(...)

 Nigerian children are screened, and sometimes interrogated, tortured and imprisoned, as they flee Boko Haram. Photograph: Boureima Hama/AFP/Getty Images

At least 10,000 people, including many children, have died in military detention during the Boko Haram insurgency in northeast Nigeria, according to A(...)

Myanmar military chief, Senior General Min Aung Hlaing (R) Vice Senior General Soe Win (C) and Home Affairs Minister, Lieutenant General Kyaw Swe (L). Satirists were jailed for mocking the military Photograph: Thet Aung /AFP

A court in Myanmar has sentenced five members of a traditional theatrical troupe to a year in prison for their jibes about the military. The members (...)