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World - International
12/24/2021 12:31:59 AM
Intel found itself on the back foot in Washington and Beijing on Thursday after issuing a public apology over a letter to its suppliers referencing US sanctions targeting human rights abuses in China's Xinjiang province.

World - Africa
12/21/2021 9:47:01 PM
The UN human rights office on Tuesday called for an independent investigation into allegations of sexual violence including rape and gang rape during mass anti-coup protests in Sudan earlier this week, a spokeswoman said.

Egypt - Courts & Law
12/21/2021 12:33:47 PM
Egypt’s Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Ahmed Hafez said on Monday that it was “inappropriate to comment on judicial rulings” in response to statements made by the US State Department’s Spokesman criticizing a verdict handed earlier on the same day to activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah and two others.

World - International
12/20/2021 9:42:33 PM
The United States named a new "special coordinator for Tibetan Issues" on Monday, who will be tasked with restarting dialogue between the Dalai Lama and China, as well as promoting "respect for the human rights" of Tibetans.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
12/18/2021 6:03:00 PM
The Council of Europe’s warning to Turkey over human rights violations is part of complex calculations regarding the relations between Europe and Turkey.

World - International
12/16/2021 6:51:00 PM
The Biden administration said Thursday it is imposing new sanctions on several Chinese biotech and surveillance companies and government entities for actions in Xinjiang province, the latest step against Beijing over human rights abuses of Uyghur Muslims in the country's western region.

World - Region
12/15/2021 10:12:10 PM
Lebanon's interior minister on Wednesday ordered the deportation of members of Bahrain's outlawed Shia opposition party after they criticized from Beirut their country's human rights record.

World - Africa
12/15/2021 2:32:17 PM
A human rights watchdog urged the United Nations on Wednesday to deploy monitors to Sudan's western region of Darfur, where a surge in tribal clashes has killed more than 180 people since October.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
12/14/2021 8:22:23 PM
A delegation of US congressional aides visiting Cairo has expressed aspiration for cooperation with Egypt at bilateral levels and through international events to support regional security, stability, and peace efforts.

World - Region
12/14/2021 3:51:56 PM
Human Rights Watch accused Israeli police on Tuesday of using "excessive force" against Arab protesters in the mixed city of Lod during May unrest, while treating Jewish rioters more favorably.

World - Africa
12/13/2021 5:40:07 PM
The United Nations Human Rights Council is expected to host a special session on the civil war in Ethiopia this week, following an urgent request from the European Union.

World - Africa
12/13/2021 5:27:04 PM
Burundi's government has signaled that it won't allow a recently appointed United Nations special rapporteur on human rights into the East African nation.

Egypt - Politics
12/11/2021 4:02:00 AM
President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi said on Friday that Egypt is keen to consolidate the social, living, economic and service rights of citizens, a something that has been reflected in the National Strategy for Human Rights.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
12/9/2021 9:40:00 PM
Egypt’s record on human rights and democracy took centre stage during Parliamentary Speaker Hanafi Gibali’s visits to Belgium and Spain.

World - International
12/9/2021 6:04:57 PM
China committed genocide in the Xinjiang region by preventing births in the Uyghur population, a London panel investigating alleged human rights abuses concluded on Thursday.

Egypt - Politics
12/9/2021 4:36:00 PM
Twelve human rights organisations signed a statement commending the accomplishments made by Egypt over the past year to consolidate the culture of human rights, especially after ending the state of emergency in October.

World - International
12/9/2021 1:19:27 PM
The U.S. has ordered an arms embargo on Cambodia, citing deepening Chinese military influence, corruption and human rights abuses by the government and armed forces in the Southeast Asian country.

World - Region
12/8/2021 9:22:27 PM
Iran has voiced criticism over new US sanctions imposed on a dozen Iranian entities and officials accused of "serious" human rights abuses.

World - International
12/8/2021 3:41:01 PM
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said Wednesday that Australia will join the U.S. in a diplomatic boycott of the Beijing Winter Games over human rights concerns.

World - Region
12/7/2021 11:00:35 PM
The United States slapped fresh sanctions on a dozen Iranian officials and entities for "serious" human rights abuses Tuesday, days after nuclear talks with Tehran halted with no sign of progress.

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