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World - Region
12/2/2021 10:17:56 PM
Turkey on Thursday called on the Council of Europe to avoid punishing Turkey ahead of a decision this week on whether Ankara could face rare disciplinary proceedings over the case of a jailed activist.

Egypt - Courts & Law
11/29/2021 7:07:39 PM
A Cairo misdemeanour economic court has fined prominent human rights activist Hossam Bahgat EGP 10,000 for insulting the National Elections Authority.

Egypt - Courts & Law
11/18/2021 4:00:00 PM
Egypt's Court of Cassation rejected on Thursday an appeal against the placing of former 2012 presidential candidate Abdel-Moneim Abul-Fotouh, activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah and 26 others on the country's terrorism list.

World - International
11/13/2021 3:18:08 PM
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's daughter on Saturday registered her candidacy for vice president in next year's elections and was chosen as the running mate of Ferdinand Marcos Jr., the late dictator's son, in an alliance that has alarmed human rights activists.

World - Region
11/11/2021 7:40:10 PM
The designated chief executive of NSO, the Israeli firm infamous for phone hacking, is resigning less than two weeks after being nominated, a source close to the company said Thursday.

World - Region
11/8/2021 7:24:52 PM
Security researchers disclosed Monday that spyware from the notorious Israeli hacker-for-hire company NSO Group was detected on the cellphones of six Palestinian human rights activists, half affiliated with groups that Israel's defense minister controversially claimed were involved in terrorism.

Multimedia - In Pictures
11/8/2021 1:25:33 PM
A protest by Climate activist group Extinction Rebellion during the COP26 UN Climate Change Conference in Glasgow.

World - Region
11/6/2021 2:08:31 PM
Sudan's protest movement has rejected internationally backed initiatives to return to a power-sharing arrangement with the military after last month's power grab, calling for two days of nationwide strikes starting Sunday.

World - International
11/6/2021 11:00:12 AM
Four women have been found dead in the northern city of Mazar-i-Sharif, a spokesman for Afghanistan's Taliban government said on Saturday, following reports that activists had been killed.

World - International
11/5/2021 11:38:42 AM
Thousands of youth activists were preparing to descend on Glasgow on Friday to protest against what they say is a dangerous lack of action by leaders at the COP26 climate summit.

World - Region
10/27/2021 10:06:56 AM
Sudanese security forces detained three prominent pro-democracy figures, family members and activists said Wednesday, as international pressure mounted on the country's military to walk back the coup it staged earlier this week.

World - International
10/26/2021 1:01:15 PM
Women activists in Kabul held up signs that read "why is the world watching us die in silence?" on Tuesday, protesting the international community's inaction on the crisis in Afghanistan.

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
10/23/2021 9:37:06 PM
Two years after a now-defunct protest movement shook Lebanon, opposition activists are hoping parliamentary polls will challenge the ruling elite's stranglehold on the country.

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.

World - Region
10/16/2021 8:46:21 PM
The spokesman for relatives of those killed in the Lebanese capital's port blast quit on Saturday, while denying he had been pressured to urge the lead investigator in the case to step down.

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.

World - Region
10/16/2021 8:25:10 PM
French President Emmanuel Macron on Saturday condemned as "inexcusable" a deadly crackdown by Paris police on a 1961 protest by Algerians whose scale was covered up for decades, disappointing activists who hoped for an even stronger recognition of responsibility.

World - International
10/7/2021 9:51:48 AM
Britain is eager to brandish its environmental credentials before the upcoming COP26 summit, but it is grappling at the same time with mounting protests from climate activists.

World - International
10/2/2021 12:38:48 PM
Twitter has appealed a French court decision that ordered it to give activists full access to all of its relevant documents on efforts to fight hate speech

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