A lenient gang-rape verdict has prompted outcry and a debate on France's inadequate response to rape. The French media's ambivalence towards rape victims also needs to be examined.
Pressure is on the Mykolaiv court to reach a verdict that will show progress.
There is nothing pro-European about a government sworn on suppressing freedom of speech.
The International Criminal Court should act to bring Syrian officials to justice without Security Council authorisation.
Moving into the mainstream.
Outbreaks of sectarian violence expose Lebanon’s vulnerability to outside forces.
Golden Dawn is having a field day while MPs from other parties are assaulted.
On "Mortality", journalism and Russell Brand.
You don’t need an MA in Gender Studies to engage with feminist ideas, just an open mind and a willingness to learn.
The Warwick International Development Summit provides a platform for the spread of innovative new ideas.
While travelling through the Swat Valley in 2010, we interviewed the young school girl standing up to the Taliban.
Attack the elite and they won't take it lying down, writes Caroline Criado-Perez.
In the same week that the Florida Supreme Court rejects the appeal of an inmate with schizophrenia, now due to be executed Monday, Texas death row lawyer David R. Dow explains why he continues to fight these losing battles.
A split between the "Red Princelings" and party technocrats threatens to derail the smooth leadership transition.
Why hosting the World Cup and Olympic Games is bad for Rio de Janeiro.
We have to get beyond the classic derision of games as a waste of time and start critically examining their role culture.
To kill off the poisonous notions of celebrity, we have to stop giving it our attention and act civilly to each other.
Nationalist rhetoric won't conceal domestic political woes.
Chinese bellicosity in the near seas could usher in a new era of instability.
One year on from the Occupy protest at St Paul's, we're no closer to reforming the dark heart of predatory capitalism.
It's a lack of consideration of women's lives, not gender or faith, that sours the abortion debate.
Traditions like Speakers' Corner protect free speech on the street, so why can't we do it on the internet?
It is obscene to degrade and stigmatise disabled people as some kind of punishment for past wrongdoing.
The man who tried to buy a Soviet submarine to transport drugs is fast becoming an internet celebrity from his prison cell in Panama.
For six months, a pack of boys told Nina to turn up at certain times to be raped. Yesterday, the harshest sentence given to her attackers was a year in jail, and several defendants were acquitted. How is this justice?
A new-look neo-Nazi outfit, the Autonomous Nationalists, embody the shifting complexion of Germany’s far-right.
Many doctors turn their nose up at the art of communication, viewing it as potentially soft medicine.
Women charged with murdering an abusive spouse are more likely to be deemed guilty if they have blonde hair and “smooth, harmonious facial features”.
Just how independent are the non-party-affiliated candidates for the new Police and Crime Commissioner positions?
Jump could take place on Thursday at the earliest.