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Egypt - Society
11/27/2022 7:01:55 PM
Thirty-one percent of currently or previously married Egyptian women aged between 15 and 49 were subjected to some form of physical, sexual, or psychological abuse by their spouses in 2021, according to the Egyptian Central Agency for Public Mobilisation and Statistics (CAPMAS).

World - Region
11/24/2022 7:35:54 PM
The U.N. Human Rights Council voted Thursday to condemn the bloody crackdown on peaceful protests in Iran and create an independent fact-finding mission to investigate alleged abuses, particularly those committed against women and children.

World Cup 2022 - Features
11/18/2022 7:04:02 PM
Bukayo Saka has put the racist abuse he experienced at last year's European Championship behind him, England teammate Aaron Ramsdale said Friday.

World - Africa
10/29/2022 6:35:38 PM
Even as Ethiopia's warring sides attend their first formal peace talks in a devastating two-year conflict, witnesses in the country's embattled Tigray region tell The Associated Press that forces from neighboring Eritrea are killing some civilians and looting as they and allied Ethiopian forces head for the regional capital.

World - Africa
10/22/2022 7:18:11 PM
Dozens of women and girls have been raped and hundreds of civilians killed during fighting in Ethiopia's Tigray region, according to an official document seen by The Associated Press.

Arts & Culture - Music
10/21/2022 4:36:12 PM
Singers Nancy Ajram, Assala and Majida El-Roumi were among the many Twitter users who expressed their support for the Egyptian singer after she was admitted to a hospital reportedly for treatment from substance abuse.

War in Ukraine - Humanitarian
10/6/2022 10:51:06 AM
Alone in his apartment in the Russian-occupied city of Enerhodar in southeastern Ukraine, nuclear plant security guard Serhiy Shvets looked out his kitchen window in late May and saw gunmen approaching on the street below. When his buzzer rang, he was sure he was about to die.

Sports - World
9/28/2022 8:00:25 PM
When FIFA president Gianni Infantino dashed from Geneva to Paris to watch World Cup favorite Brazil in its final warmup game before Qatar, he cannot have expected to be confronted by such visual proof of the racism that continues to infect soccer.

Sports - Africa
9/23/2022 5:30:47 PM
The Zambian soccer federation opened an investigation Friday into claims of sexual abuse in the women's game and said it was taking accusations made on social media serious enough to ask police for help with the inquiry.

World - International
9/8/2022 5:10:49 PM
United Nations chief Antonio Guterres has proposed a veteran Austrian diplomat to head the global body's human rights office at a time when it is facing harsh criticism from China for accusing Beijing of abuses against Muslim minorities.

World - Region
9/7/2022 1:37:13 PM
Cowering in a bare corner, the 15-year-old boy begs for mercy and holds up his arms, trying to fend off the rifle pointed at his face. ``Where is the money? Where is the money?'' the holder of the rifle barks, over and over.

World - International
9/1/2022 6:16:09 PM
The UN accused China of serious human rights violations that may amount to ``crimes against humanity'' in a long-delayed report examining a crackdown on Uyghurs and other mostly Muslim ethnic groups. Beijing on Thursday denounced the assessment as a fabrication cooked up by Western nations.

Sports - World
8/20/2022 5:04:19 PM
Chelsea have banned a season ticket holder indefinitely for aiming racist abuse at Tottenham's South Korea forward Son Heung-min during the 2-2 Premier League draw at Stamford Bridge.

Arts & Culture - Screens
8/16/2022 10:02:02 PM
Nearly 50 years after Sacheen Littlefeather stood on the Academy Awards stage on behalf of Marlon Brando to speak about the depiction of Native Americans in Hollywood films, the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences apologized to her for the abuse she endured.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
8/9/2022 10:46:05 PM
Roman Catholic Pope Francis’ recent visit to Canada was an opportunity for the Church to apologise for its role in abuses at Canadian residential schools, writes Azza Radwan Sedky

World - International
7/30/2022 11:11:34 AM
Pope Francis acknowledged Saturday that he can no longer travel like he used to because of his strained knee ligaments, saying his weeklong Canadian pilgrimage was ``a bit of a test'' that showed he needs to slow down and one day possibly retire.

Egypt - Courts & Law
7/27/2022 5:11:58 PM
A Cairo criminal court has sentenced a man to 10 years in prison and another to one year for abuse of power and receiving bribe to reverse a decision to close an unlicensed private hospital in what has been locally dubbed “the health ministry bribery case.”

World - International
7/26/2022 10:12:23 AM
Pope Francis on Monday apologized for the "evil" inflicted on the Indigenous peoples of Canada on the first day of a visit focused on addressing decades of abuse at Catholic-run residential schools.

World - International
7/24/2022 10:50:11 AM
Pope Francis began a fraught visit to Canada on Sunday to apologize to Indigenous peoples for abuses by missionaries at residential schools, a key step in the Catholic Church's efforts to reconcile with Native communities and help them heal from generations of trauma.

World - International
7/17/2022 4:03:24 PM
Pope Francis on Sunday asked for prayers to accompany him on what he called his ``penitential'' pilgrimage to Canada to apologize to Indigenous groups for abuses inflicted by the Catholic church.

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