The victims, all from the nomadic Muslim Peuhl or Fulani community, were reportedly killed within hours of being arrested in the northern town of Djibo on April 9, HRW said in a statement.
Health experts say COVID-19 thrives in cramped jails and freeing up space could allow for social distancing to slow transmission.
Weeks into lockdown, Europe is finding out how to work together to fight the pandemic.
Money laundering will not be at the top of many people’s lists of things to worry about as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. For those of us whose job it is to worry about money laundering generally, however, that job has just got harder.
The head of the law enforcement agency says thousands of fake medical items have been seized and warned against telephone fraud.
Cryptocurrency crime accounted for more than $4.3 billion (€3.9 billion) in 2019. There are grounds for optimism but many more causes for concern regarding the rise of this kind of financial crime.
New Zealand cancels mosque shooting memorial over virus fear
Weinstein, 67, was immediately handcuffed and led off to jail, sealing his fall from powerful Hollywood boss to archvillain of the #MeToo movement.
The new tool that is poised to change the way eco crime is dealt with around the world.
House Democrats frustrated over the Senate’s acquittal of President Donald Trump are pushing their oversight efforts toward the Justice Department and what they call Attorney General William Barr’s efforts to politicize federal law enforcement.
Police in Rot am See said that the killings were 'a family drama'.
Unlike the Cosa Nostra, mafiosos in Puglia aren't reluctant to attract attention.
Police praised the gesture saying: "There really are people who do good deeds over Christmas."
More than 220 police officers have been sent to hunt for the convicted sex offender and the missing 12-year-old girl.
More than five months after being pushed off the Tate Modern's viewing platform, the six-year-old French boy has started to speak and move his limbs.
A huge manhunt was launched to find Joseph McCann, who had embarked on a string of horrific attacks after being released from prison.
Serial rapist Joseph McCann, once the most wanted man in the UK, was found guilty on Friday of 37 charges at his trial in Old Bailey, including rapes against women and children and kidnapping.
Police revealed that Sana's ex-husband had bought two crossbows months prior to the attack and carried out surveillance on her house.
The son of Germany's former president Richard von Weizsäcker was stabbed to death while he was delivering a lecture at a clinic in Berlin.
Police have launched a manslaughter investigation after a pregnant woman was mauled to death by dogs while she was out walking near her home in northern France.
Convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein was found dead in jail on August 10. Now two prison guards have been charged with not checking on inmates on this date.
Dutch police have said one person has been arrested following an investigation into shooting of footballer Kelvin Maynard.
A court ruling last week stated that a 14-year-old victim's inebriated state meant she could neither "agree to (nor) oppose the sexual relations" and that excessive force had therefore not been applied.
"Finding and speaking to the Hughes brothers is crucial to our investigation," said Essex Police Detective Chief Superintendant Stuart Hooper.
The teen later abandoned the animal outside a hotel with a note, and prosecutors say the suspect had hoped to keep it as a pet.
In 2004, Dutroux was sentenced to life imprisonment for the abduction and rape of six girls in 1995 and 1996, as well as the murder of two of them. Judges will on Monday determine if he can have conditional early release.