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Sports - World
6/25/2022 10:22:12 AM
With this year's World Cup in Qatar clouded by labor and human rights issues, there's a push for the North American cities awarded games for the 2026 tournament to commit to livable wages, equitable hiring and worker protection.

World - Region
6/24/2022 7:05:09 PM
Saudi authorities have released a member of the country's Shia minority who was arrested at age 13 and had risked the death penalty, a human rights group said on Friday.

War in Ukraine - Humanitarian
6/24/2022 2:01:26 PM
Poland is getting a loan of 450 million euros ($474 million) from a European human rights group to help it cope with the influx of refugees fleeing Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

World - Africa
6/23/2022 12:09:16 PM
The UN rights chief said Thursday she was "horrified" at accounts of attacks in western Ethiopia that left hundreds dead at the weekend, urging authorities to hold "prompt, impartial and thorough investigations".

Egypt - Politics
6/22/2022 7:28:33 PM
Egypt’s National Council for Human Rights NCHR) and the House of Representatives’ Human Rights Committee have agreed to hold joint workshops to contribute to achieving the goals of the country's National Strategy for Human Rights.

Egypt - Courts & Law
6/21/2022 8:39:04 PM
A delegation of the Egyptian National Council for Human Rights (NCHR) visited Damanhour Correctional and Rehabilitation Centre on Sunday. The centre was recently inaugurated to replace a number of traditional old prisons.

Egypt - Politics
6/20/2022 1:06:30 PM
Mahmoud Karem, the vice president of Egypt’s National Council of Human Rights (NCHR), said the office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights is following up on the positive steps taken by Egypt to advance human rights, including the launch of the country’s National Human Rights Strategy and recent call for a national dialogue.

World - Africa
6/19/2022 11:15:52 AM
The Ethiopian Human Rights Commission said that security forces had summarily executed residents in Gambella, suspecting them of collaborating with rebels who attacked the southwestern city earlier this week.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
6/16/2022 5:04:11 PM
Egyptian Coalition for Human Rights and Development (ECHRD) issued a report on Thursday detailing a threefold increase in Israeli hate speech and incitement against Palestinians on social media in 2021 over 2020 and describing its long term harms.

Egypt - Courts & Law
6/14/2022 7:31:46 PM
Prominent human rights lawyer Khaled Ali announced on Tuesday the release of 10 pre-trial detainees who had been imprisoned on charges of joining a terrorist group, publishing and spreading false news and statements.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
6/14/2022 12:01:11 AM
Egypt says that it coordinated with more than 95 countries at the 50th UN Human Rights Council session on Monday to issue a joint statement on the family’s role within society and its right to protection from the state.

Egypt - Courts & Law
6/13/2022 6:38:11 PM
The Egyptian authorities have released 15 pretrial detainees, including Islamist activist Magdy Korkor and producer Moetaz Abdel-Wahab, human rights lawyer Khaled Ali wrote on Facebook on Monday.

War in Ukraine - Humanitarian
6/10/2022 2:24:37 PM
The U.N. human rights office has voiced concern about the death sentences imposed by pro-Moscow rebels in Ukraine on three captured foreigners who were fighting on the Ukrainian side.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
6/9/2022 4:32:49 PM
The Egyptian National Council for Human Rights (NCHR) said on Thursday that it will sign a cooperation programme with the European Union (EU) and the UN Human Rights Office (OHCHR) on implementing Egypt’s National Strategy for Human Rights.

World - International
6/8/2022 6:18:37 PM
Dozens of rights groups called Wednesday for the resignation of UN human rights chief Michelle Bachelet, charging that she "whitewashed" Beijing's "atrocities" during her trip to China last month.

Egypt - Politics
6/6/2022 6:00:18 PM
The Unit of Research and Studies at the Forum for Development and Human Rights Dialogue (FDHRD) has stressed that factors resulting from climate change are negatively affecting public health through a litany of causes including the spread of disease.

Egypt - Courts & Law
6/6/2022 10:53:40 AM
A delegation from the National Council For Human Rights (NCHR) inspected on Sunday Wadi Al-Natroun Correctional and Rehabilitation Centre in Behaira Governorate to review the living conditions of the inmates with a follow up on how the human rights strategy is applied concerning the detention conditions, the council said.

World - Region
6/4/2022 1:32:43 PM
A UN human rights expert on Sudan called on Saturday for accelerated investigations into killings of protesters and other atrocities, as the death toll since last year's power grab nears 100.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
6/2/2022 7:07:00 PM
Former president of opposition Dostour Party Khaled Dawoud tells Al-Ahram Weekly the recent release of dozens of political prisoners will contribute to the success of the political dialogue initiated by President Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi six weeks ago.

World - Africa
5/31/2022 4:23:30 PM
Civilian deaths and rights abuses attributable to the Malian armed forces surged in the first quarter of 2022, a United Nations report said on Monday.

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