Activists from Whistleblowers, Activists and Citizens Alliance (WACA) scaled Sydney Opera House to protest treatment of refugees at Australian detention centre on Manus Island
Elyas Al-Mulla held at Jau Prison Bahrain following stage three colon cancer diagnosis. His mother Ahlam Hasan condemns UK government for silence about human rights abuses.
Kajal, a 23-year-old married woman at the time, was gang-raped after she accepted a car lift by an acquaintance as she was on her way to buy bread for her sick mother.
UK arms sales to Saudi Arabia have increased by almost 500% since start of Yemen War. Saudi-led air strikes have killed over 5,000 civilians, UN says.
Germany's highest court has ordered that a "third gender" be recognised on official documents including birth certificates in a decision met with praise by intersex campaigners.
An asylum seeker from El Salvador alleges that a female guard at a privately-owned detention centre in Texas, sexually assaulted her repeatedly.
Financier Bill Browder is Vladimir Putin's biggest enemy after passing Magnitsky Act over killing of lawyer Sergei Magnitsky, who exposed mass tax fraud by Russian government
In a call with Iranian Foreign Minister, Johnson offered to visit Iran to discuss the case and said his remarks were "no justifiable basis for further action".
Two Muslim women kicked out of a municipal swimming pool for wearing burkini in Granada, Spain. Incident described as possible "Islamophobic hate crime."
Foreign Office speaks as Johnson is criticised for incorrectly stating that Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe was working at the time of her arrest in Iran.
Nancy Friday collected and shared women's sexual fantasies in her book My Secret Garden. She died on 6 November, aged 84.
Nazanin Ratcliffe was detained in 2016 as she tried to return to the UK after a family vacation. She was accused of leading a "soft coup" and sentenced to five years in prison.
Parents caught their daughter's alleged gang rapists after police refused to take her complaint seriously in Bhopal. Sexual assault remains pervasive issue in India.
The unfurling of a rainbow flag at a rock concert sparked a harsh anti-LGBT crackdown in Egypt, and experts fear that the worst is yet to come
Tuesday Flanders has accused Fulham Boys School of discrimination after her 12-year-old Rastafarian son Chikayzea was ordered to cut off his dreadlocks or face suspension.