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World - International
3/5/2022 1:31:29 PM
New U.S. Ambassador Nicholas Burns has arrived to take up his post in Beijing amid heightened tensions between China and the United States over Taiwan, trade, human rights and the war in Ukraine.

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
3/4/2022 3:06:36 PM
Russia appeared more isolated than ever following a historic vote at the UN Human Rights Council on Friday to launch an investigation into violations committed in Moscow's Ukraine war.

War in Ukraine - Humanitarian
3/3/2022 11:02:09 AM
The U.N. human rights office says 227 civilians have been killed and another 525 injured in its latest count of the toll in Ukraine in the wake of Russia's military invasion that began a week ago.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
3/2/2022 10:19:19 PM
Egypt adopts a comprehensive strategy to enhance human rights and fundamental freedoms, said Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry on Wednesday, adding that the country succeeded in achieving a remarkable progress with regards consolidating civil and political rights.

Egypt - Courts & Law
2/27/2022 3:34:34 PM
Egypt's newly constructed Wadi Al-Natroun Correctional and Rehabilitation Centre is a perfect model for the country’s penal institutions, read a statement by the country's National Council for Human Rights (NCHR) on Saturday.

Egypt - Society
2/22/2022 4:07:36 PM
The National Council for Human Rights (NCHR) launched on Monday the second round of dialogue with civil society organisations under the theme ‘implementing the National Strategy for Human Rights.’

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
2/19/2022 4:53:00 PM
Egypt’s diversification of its sources of weapons is once again proving a wise move, experts tell Al-Ahram Weekly.

World - Region
2/17/2022 9:20:06 PM
Israel on Thursday formally announced it would not cooperate with a special commission formed by the United Nations' top human rights body to investigate alleged abuses against Palestinians, saying the probe and its chairwoman were unfairly biased against Israel.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
2/16/2022 6:32:00 PM
Egypt is reassuming its crucial role in promoting an enlightened understanding of Islam supported by its determination to root a wider culture of human rights, writes Moushira Khattab, president of the National Council for Human Rights (NCHR).

Business - Tech
2/14/2022 6:28:28 PM
The Metaverse technology could facilitate interaction between people, but it may also be a two-edged sword, warned the Studies and Research Unit at the Egyptian Forum for Development and Human Rights Dialogue (FDHRD).

Egypt - Politics
2/9/2022 1:39:53 PM
Egypt's National Council for Human Rights (NCHR) hailed as a "historic step" the appointment of judge Boulos Fahmy Eskandar as head of the Supreme Constitutional Court (SCC) on Tuesday.

World - International
2/8/2022 9:19:21 PM
A Taliban delegation was in Geneva on Tuesday for a week of NGO-hosted talks on humanitarian access and human rights, as crisis-besieged Afghanistan's new rulers expand their international engagement.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
2/8/2022 5:05:00 PM
The recent letter by members of the European Parliament criticising Egypt’s human-rights record is an assault on Egypt’s sovereignty and its right to govern its own citizens

World - Region
2/8/2022 1:13:43 PM
A legal non-profit on Tuesday filed a complaint against Ethiopia at the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights, alleging "massive human rights violations" against civilians in the war-torn northern region of Tigray, its lawyers said.

Opinion -
2/7/2022 8:08:30 PM
This past month, we were treated to a few classic examples of how Israel deals with criticism and how it may be finding it increasingly difficult to dodge challenges to its abusive behaviors.

Life & Style - Health
2/6/2022 3:02:39 PM
On the 6th of February each year, the world re-sheds light on the quest to put an end to the practice of Female Genital Mutilation around the globe.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
2/3/2022 11:07:45 PM
The National Council for Human Rights (NCHR) has a work plan to enhance cooperation with civil society organisations in the near future to support their participation in implementing the National Strategy for Human Rights, the council president Moushira Khattab said.

World - International
2/3/2022 12:42:30 PM
The FBI has confirmed purchasing NSO Group's powerful spyware tool Pegasus, whose chronic abuse to surveil journalists, dissidents and human rights activists has long been established. It suggested its motivation was to "stay abreast of emerging technologies and tradecraft.''

World - International
2/3/2022 11:38:24 AM
Beijing was awarded the 2008 Summer Olympics, largely under the assumption that the Games would improve civil liberties in the country.

World - Region
2/1/2022 5:04:00 PM
As Amnesty International joins Human Rights Watch in formally accusing Israel of committing the crime of "apartheid" against Palestinians, we look at the legal definitions of the hotly disputed term.

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