Selmin Caliskan talks to DW's Friedrich Schmidt on human rights around the world and what she expects from the incoming government
Human rights groups have denounced attempts by the Israeli government to shutter Al-Jazeera's operations in the country. Israeli officials have accused the Qatari-owned broadcaster of "supporting terrorism."
A Russian court has postponed the deportation of Ali Feruz, a journalist at the Russian newspaper Novaya Gazeta, to Uzbekistan. It is to wait for a ruling from the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR).
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has called the pre-trial detention of consultant Peter Steudtner and a group of other human rights activists in Turkey "unjustified." Sweden and the US have also condemned the arrests.
Thousands of Brazilian soldiers have been deployed in Rio de Janeiro to tackle the rise in street crime. Nearly a hundred members of the security forces have been killed in Rio this year.
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