More than 50,000 people have fled government and rebel attacks in Darfur in recent weeks. The International Criminal Court could issue an arrest warrant for President Bashir on Wednesday.
Campaigners are often seen as a threat to national security and influenced by Western interests.
Iraqis are split over whether Muntadhar al-Zeidi, whose trial began Thursday in Baghdad, should be condemned for rudeness or hailed for bravery.
Though largely symbolic, the law could be having lasting implications.
The US military will begin handing over thousands of Iraqis who were captured during the war to Iraqi authorities on Sunday.
None of the Iraqis killed in Nisoor Square on Sept. 16, 2007, was armed.
A journalist reflects on her stint in Iraq.
A book of canine comfort, free tickets to 900 museums, a dark documentary on torture, and more.
Some 15,000 in custody may be in limbo when UN rules that govern Iraq lapse in December.