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On December 17, 2010, a 26-year-old Tunisian man set himself on fire after abusive police confiscated his unlicensed vegetable cart, his only source of income. This desperate act of protest inspired a movement that swept the country and ignited calls for…
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Approximately 300 Kenyans were forcibly disappeared in Kenya’s Mt. Elgon region between 2006 and 2008 after being either arrested by Kenyan security forces or abducted by the militia group SLDF. Three years after a military operation that aimed to flush…
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In April 2011, Human Rights Watch commissioned portrait photographer Platon to create a portfolio from Cairo’s Tahrir Square. Platon photographed human rights campaigners, social media activists, union organizers, writers, musicians, victims and heroes of…
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Tunisia should better protect the more than 3,000 foreign nationals who fled Libya and remain vulnerable in the Choucha camp in its territory.