Ukrainian civil liberties group says around 90% of military and 50% of civilian detainees held by separatists are physically or psychologically manhandled.
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Many children in the Palestinian territory forgo school to help feed their families; ahead of Universal Children's Day, Haaretz spoke with four of them.
Analysts and internal refugees alike agree that even if Islamic State could be driven out of the city, its influence will linger on.
A family of Assyrian Christians has been guarding the tomb of Nahum the Elkoshi for generations. That tradition may be ending soon.
Commemorating the Nakba from yet another tent, Palestinians in Iraq find themselves craving a normal life they fear they will never know.
6,000 people have died since the pro-Russian rebels declared their independence from Ukraine; for the residents of Donestsk, who suffer daily artillery fire, January's cease-fire is a dark joke.
Kurdish soldiers are training a new civilian force that will join them on the front lines or fight independently to defend their own hometowns; the new volunteers talk to Haaretz.
Peshmerga fighters are part of the strategy to put the Kurdish back into the city known as the ‘Kurdish Jerusalem.’