Carmen Robinson

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Venezuela’s Security Forces: A Killer Elite Beyond the Law

Violent demonstrations return to opposition strongholds as families struggle to find justice for their loved ones killed by the military in earlier …

Copacabana in lockdown after violence breaks out in favela close to tourist beach

Copacabana is due to welcome hundreds of thousands of tourists in less than two months when Brazil hosts the World Cup<p>The popular tourist hotspot of Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, was in lockdown on Tuesday night after shootings broke out in a pacified favela one block from the famous beach.<p>There were …

Qatar's foreign domestic workers face abuse and exploitation, Amnesty warns

Victims of forced labour and human trafficking describe 100-hour weeks, as well as physical and sexual abuse from employers<p>The Qatari government is failing to protect thousands of foreign domestic workers from exploitation and abuse, according to Amnesty International.<p>Fifty-two women told the human …

One Week After Abduction, More Than 200 Girls Still Missing in Nigeria

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>One week after their abduction from their school, more than 200 girls are still missing in Nigeria, …

South Sudan: UN makes grim discoveries in Bentiu

The United Nations says the ongoing conflict in South Sudan has a disturbing echo of events in Rwanda 20 years ago.<p>Toby Lanzer, the UN's top humanitarian official, said piles and piles of bodies were left in the town of Bentiu following an attack last week by fighters loyal to the former Vice …

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