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World - International
7/9/2024 11:24:10 AM
The Taliban’s morality police are contributing to a climate of fear and intimidation among Afghans, according to a U.N. report published Tuesday. Edicts and some of the methods used to enforce them violated human rights and fundamental freedoms, the report said.

World - Africa
7/3/2024 10:08:34 AM
Ethiopian forces have committed "widespread attacks amounting to war crimes against medical professionals, patients, and health facilities" in the conflict-torn Amhara region, Human Rights Watch said on Wednesday.

World - Africa
6/29/2024 11:28:59 AM
At least 30 people died in protests in Kenya this week sparked by a government drive to substantially raise taxes in the East African country, Human Rights Watch said Saturday.

World - Region
6/27/2024 10:31:24 PM
Iraqi authorities in Baghdad and the administration in the semi-autonomous northern Iraqi Kurdish region have been arbitrarily detaining and deporting Syrian refugees to their country, a leading international rights group said Thursday.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
6/12/2024 1:51:00 PM
A UN investigation concluded on Wednesday that Israel has committed crimes against humanity during its war on Gaza, including that of extermination, starvation, and sexual violence.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Culture
6/11/2024 10:25:15 PM
Soha Hesham attended the National Council for Human Rights drama awards ceremony

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
6/11/2024 2:01:26 PM
The UN human rights office is citing possible war crimes by Israeli forces in connection with a massacre in the Nuseirat refugee camp by Israeli forces that freed four captives over the weekend and killed hundreds of Palestinians.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
6/5/2024 10:49:58 AM
US student editors at the Columbia Law Review say they were pressured by the journal’s board of directors to halt publication of an academic article written by a Palestinian human rights lawyer that accuses Israel of committing genocide in Gaza and upholding an apartheid regime.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
5/26/2024 4:19:36 PM
The UN special rapporteur on human rights in the Palestinian territories Francesca Albanese called for international sanctions, embargoes, and suspensions of relations with Israel for defying the International Court of Justice’s (ICJ) order to stop its offensive in the southern Gaza city of Rafah.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
5/15/2024 5:03:42 PM
Moushira Khattab, president of the National Council for Human Rights (NCHR) affirmed Egypt's commitment to human rights through the launch of its first National Strategy for Human Rights, highlighting its efforts to address regional challenges.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
5/14/2024 11:03:00 AM
Human Rights Watch says Israeli forces have carried out at least eight strikes on aid workers and their convoys, killing at least 15 people, including two children, since the start of the war in Gaza.

World - War in Sudan
5/9/2024 10:20:27 AM
A series of attacks by Sudanese paramilitary forces in the western region of Darfur raise the possibility of "genocide" against non-Arab ethnic communities, Human Rights Watch said Thursday.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
5/1/2024 4:12:16 PM
The weapons the US provided to Israel have been used in serious violations of international humanitarian and human rights law in a manner inconsistent with US law and policy, according to Amnesty International.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
4/30/2024 9:37:38 PM
The US State Department’s 2023 human rights report makes unsubstantiated claims about human rights in Egypt, writes Gamal Essam El-Din

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
4/30/2024 3:05:14 PM
The United States has concluded that five Israeli security force units committed serious human rights violations against Palestinians in the West Bank before the Hamas attack in October, the State Department said.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
4/25/2024 7:12:03 PM
Francesca Albanese, the UN special rapporteur on the human rights situation in the Palestinian territory, said at the end of her visit to Egypt that Gaza's neighbours cannot alone absorb the Israeli “pernicious” practices there.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
4/21/2024 4:58:49 PM
The United Nations special rapporteur on human rights in the Palestinian territories, Francesca Albanese, on Sunday expressed deep regret and condemnation after Israel denied her field visit to the Gaza Strip and the occupied Palestinian territories.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
4/21/2024 11:24:50 AM
The US is expected to announce, within days, sanctions against the Israeli army's Netzah Yehuda battalion for human rights violations in the occupied West Bank, three US sources with knowledge of the issue told Axios.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
4/17/2024 12:39:10 PM
Human Rights Watch says Israeli forces either took part in or failed to stop settler attacks on Palestinians in the occupied West Bank that displaced hundreds of people from several Bedouin communities last fall.

Opinion -
4/14/2024 1:58:19 PM
Here is the speech that I could not deliver** because German police burst into our Berlin venue to disband our Palestine Congress (1930s style). Judge the kind of society Germany is becoming when its police ban the following words.

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