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Egypt - Politics
10/28/2021 10:58:09 PM
The European Union (EU) welcomes Egypt’s decision to end the state of emergency and implement its new national strategy for human rights, said the Head of the EU Delegation to Egypt Ambassador Christian Berger on Thursday.

Egypt - Courts & Law
10/28/2021 6:29:41 PM
Egypt’s Ministry of Interior organised on Thursday a tour for a number of diplomatic missions, international organisations, and foreign media correspondents at the newly constructed Wadi Al-Natroun Correctional and Rehabilitation Centre.

World - Region
10/28/2021 2:18:33 PM
The Islamist movement Hamas that rules the Gaza Strip announced Thursday it had sentenced six Palestinian "informants" to death for collaborating with Israel.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
10/28/2021 12:27:00 PM
Israel is stepping up its campaign against Palestinian human rights groups, accusing them of terrorism.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
10/27/2021 2:04:00 PM
The decision not to extend emergency legislation sends the message that Egypt is now stable and secure, and the government takes human rights seriously.

Opinion -
10/26/2021 7:18:20 PM
The president canceled the extension of the state of emergency this week; an important step for Egyptians to be able to exercise the full range of civil and political rights. This was not only a demand of the January 25 Revolution, but it has been a top recommendation by many experts and advocates.

Egypt - Politics
10/26/2021 4:27:00 PM
Egypt’s National Council for Human Rights (NCHR) hailed on Monday President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi’s decision not to extend the nationwide state of emergency, calling it "an important step towards bolstering, implementing, and protecting human rights.”

World - Region
10/24/2021 9:42:17 PM
Finland's leader said Sunday that the Turkish president's decision to order that 10 foreign ambassadors, including the Nordic country's envoy, be declared persona non grata after calling for the release of a jailed philanthropist and human rights activist was a 'regrettable situation'.

World - Region
10/24/2021 3:36:05 PM
The United Arab Emirates’ (UAE) recent election to the UN’s Human Rights Council (UNHRC) for the third time reflects the country’s efforts to strengthen human rights and its "increasing international presence," the Vice-President of the European Commission for promoting our European Way of Life said.

World - Region
10/23/2021 3:10:19 PM
Israel designated six leading Palestinian civil society groups as outlawed "terrorist organisations" Friday in a move swiftly condemned by the Palestinian Authority and international human rights groups.

World - International
10/20/2021 7:41:39 PM
Imprisoned Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was awarded the European Union's top human rights prize Wednesday in a clear slap at President Vladimir Putin for his actions against his biggest domestic foe.

World - International
10/19/2021 10:39:04 AM
Turkey's Foreign Ministry on Tuesday summoned the ambassadors of the United States and nine other countries to protest a statement they issued that called for the release of imprisoned philanthropist and civil rights activist Osman Kavala in line with a European Court of Human Rights decision. The statement angered government officials who accused the countries of meddling in the Turkish judiciary.

Egypt - Courts & Law
10/16/2021 8:39:20 PM
Egyptian prosecution has referred well-known blogger Alaa Abdel-Fattah and two others to the Emergency State Security Misdemeanour Court, Egyptian human rights lawyer Khaled Ali said on Saturday.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
10/14/2021 10:55:00 AM
Following a visit by an Egyptian delegation to the US last week, Washington has welcomed Egypt’s new National Strategy for Human Rights.

World - International
10/13/2021 11:07:13 AM
North Korea's most vulnerable are "at risk of starvation" with the economy worsening due to a self-imposed coronavirus blockade, and UN sanctions imposed over the country's nuclear programmes should be eased, a UN human rights expert said Wednesday.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
10/8/2021 5:38:00 PM
The new board of the National Council for Human Rights gets a thumbs-up from MPs.

Sports - World
10/8/2021 4:55:57 PM
Newcastle fans are dreaming of Premier League glory after a Saudi-led takeover propelled the club into the ranks of the super-rich but Amnesty International branded the deal a "bitter blow for human rights defenders"

Sports - World
10/7/2021 1:35:01 PM
A Saudi-backed takeover of Newcastle is set to get the green light from the Premier League despite warnings from Amnesty International on Thursday that the deal represents "sportswashing" of the Gulf kingdom's human rights record

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
10/7/2021 11:18:00 AM
The House of Representatives held three meetings this week, paving the way for a raft of new legislation

World - Africa
10/6/2021 8:14:43 PM
The United Nations said Wednesday it will open a human rights office in Burkina Faso "in the context of the complex security situation in the Sahel region".

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