Today is the international day against torture. Torture continues to be used even though the practice has been denounced worldwide.
Tanzania's President Magufuli is facing growing international pressure and sanction over the repression of civil society, the media and gays. The EU says it will review its financial support, as others cut the flow.
Both Cambodia and Myanmar heavily depend on the European Union's duty and quota free trade agreement. But the European bloc believes it is time that these countries address human rights abuses. Ate Hoekstra reports.
A "show trial" is the only way to describe the proceedings against Russian human rights activist Oyub Titiev in Chechnya. Throwing him in jail is a disgrace, says DW's Miodrag Soric.
The UN Security Council has voted to lift sanctions against Eritrea following its thaw in relations with Ethiopia and other Horn of Africa countries.
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