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Pakistan in uproar as protests over soaring energy prices turn violent

Traders close shops, electricity bills are set alight and utility firm staff are attacked as anger rises over living costs and political strifeProtests against rising electricity and petrol prices have rocked Pakistan over the past week, with thousands…

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How many more poor child workers must die in Pakistan before change happens? | Zofeen T Ebrahim

Graphic videos of the last hours of 10-year-old Fatima Furiro have highlighted once again the abuse faced by child workersThe death of 10-year-old Fatima Furiro would have passed sadly but quietly had it not been for the two graphic videos that turned …

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Remembering the coup in Chile and clashes in Haiti: human rights this fortnight – in pictures

Images of the struggle for human rights and freedoms around the world this week, from a women’s march for justice in Brazil to an attack on churches in Pakistan Continue reading…

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