Mimi Wells is a multimedia journalist currently embedded in eastern Afghanistan with the Second Battalion, 27th Infantry regiment, with the support of CIR and the Dick Goldensohn Fund. Watch for videos later on this site.
Thousands of Iranians took to the streets in 2009 as part of the Green Movement to protest a disputed presidential election. The government crackdown that followed included some women being imprisoned, tortured and raped.
A European Union panel has agreed to appoint a special prosecutor to probe allegations of organ trafficking and other abuses linked to former commanders of the Kosovo Liberation Army, including current prime minister, Hashim Thaci.