A human rights group says it has evidence of crimes against humanity committed by the Syrian rebels. Human Rights Watch says fighters linked to al-Qaeda executed nearly 200 civilians in several pro-government villages in August.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has held talks with his Syrian counterpart Bashar Assad, the Kremlin has revealed. Assad thanked Russia for its support in "fighting terrorism in Syria."
Ugandan lawyer Nicholas Opiyo talked to DW about the deteriorating human rights situation in Uganda and the intimidation and harassment he, and other activists, face in their country.
A human rights ombudsman, a media executive and two men in a bitter union dispute are just the latest victims of Mexico's rising murder rate. October was the worst month for murder in 20 years.
UN war crimes judges have found former Bosnian Serbian general Ratko Mladic guilty of crimes against humanity and genocide during Bosnia's 1992-1995 war. Mladic was removed from the courtroom after an angry outburst.
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