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War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
4/11/2022 8:40:43 PM
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenksyy has requested to address the African Union, Senegalese President Macky Sall said on Monday.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
4/8/2022 1:18:00 AM
Egypt said the resolution to suspend Russia from the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) "squanders the organisation’s mechanisms” and “could weaken the credibility of the UN and its mechanisms," before abstaining on the vote.

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
4/7/2022 8:22:39 PM
Russia considers its suspension from the UN Human Rights Council to be "illegal", the foreign ministry in Moscow said Thursday.

War in Ukraine - Humanitarian
4/7/2022 7:32:00 PM
The UN General Assembly voted Thursday to suspend Russia from the UN Human Rights Council as punishment for the invasion of Ukraine.

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
4/7/2022 3:17:26 PM
The Group of Seven industrialised nations on Thursday called for Russia to be suspended from the UN's human rights body over "heinous acts and atrocities" in Ukraine.

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
4/6/2022 3:23:21 PM
The UN General Assembly will vote Thursday on suspending Russia from the UN Human Rights Council following allegations that Russian troops deliberately murdered civilians in Bucha, Ukraine, the assembly presidency said.

World - Africa
4/6/2022 12:25:56 PM
Mali's army and foreign soldiers suspected to be Russian recently killed an estimated 300 men _ some of them suspected Islamic extremist fighters but most civilians _ in Moura in central Mali, Human Rights Watch said.

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
4/4/2022 4:36:30 PM
The United States plans to seek a suspension of Russia from its seat on the U.N.'s top human rights body in the wake of rising signs that Russian forces may have committed war crimes in Ukraine, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Linda Thomas-Greenfield said Monday.

War in Ukraine - Humanitarian
3/30/2022 6:05:31 PM
The UN human rights chief says her office is looking into allegations that some residents of the besieged Ukrainian city of Mariupol have been forcibly evacuated to areas controlled by Russian forces or to Russia itself.

Egypt - Society
3/28/2022 9:23:57 PM
Reforming religious discourse in Egypt would play an important role in curbing the early marriages of girls, as the personal status laws in the country are based on religious regulations, not on the civil code, an Egyptian human rights group said on Sunday.

World - International
3/28/2022 1:55:40 PM
The Taliban have ordered airlines in Afghanistan to stop women from flying unless accompanied by a male relative, in the latest crackdown on basic human rights by the country's new rulers since seizing power.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
3/22/2022 8:07:35 PM
The establishment of Egypt’s National Council for Human Rights was a watershed moment in the protection of human rights in the country, writes Laila Takla

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
3/22/2022 8:04:52 PM
The UN COP27 meeting on climate change to be held in Sharm El-Sheikh in November will help promote an accurate image of Egypt and its achievements abroad, writes Alaa Shalaby

World - Region
3/17/2022 9:30:37 PM
The UN Security Council on Thursday approved a robust mandate for its political mission in Afghanistan following the Taliban takeover last August. The new mandate authorizes the mission to promote gender equality, empowerment of women and girls, human rights of all Afghans and an inclusive and representative government.

Egypt - Politics
3/17/2022 6:08:51 PM
Egypt launched a new initiative at the Human Rights Council in Geneva to support the economic empowerment of women in international forums, according to a statement on Thursday.

Egypt - Society
3/17/2022 4:40:46 PM
The Russian invasion of Ukraine has shown that xenophobia against non-Europeans is still prevalent in Eastern Europe, where Arabs and Africans are subject to “racial discrimination,” an Egyptian human rights group has said.

War in Ukraine - Economy
3/15/2022 5:48:46 PM
The United States on Tuesday reauthorized sanctions against Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko and targeted several senior Russian defense officials as it seeks to punish countries that supported Moscow's invasion of Ukraine.

World - Africa
3/14/2022 11:59:50 AM
The Ethiopian Human Rights Commission (EHRC) said on Sunday that government forces were responsible for burning a Tigrayan man to death, a barbaric act circulated in a widely-shared video that sparked outrage on social media.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
3/8/2022 11:45:33 PM
The House of Representatives this week discussed the strategy of the newly-reconstituted National Council for Human Rights.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
3/6/2022 9:54:00 AM
Israel continues with its abuses undeterred by an international community forever harping on human rights and commitments to international agreements.

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