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World - International
2/3/2022 12:42:30 PM
The FBI has confirmed purchasing NSO Group's powerful spyware tool Pegasus, whose chronic abuse to surveil journalists, dissidents and human rights activists has long been established. It suggested its motivation was to "stay abreast of emerging technologies and tradecraft.''

World - Region
2/3/2022 10:27:47 AM
U.S. special operations forces conducted a large-scale counterterrorism raid in northwestern Syria overnight Thursday, in what the Pentagon said was a "successful mission.'' Residents and activists reported multiple deaths, including civilians, from the attack.

World - Region
2/1/2022 11:17:07 AM
The Taliban have arrested two Afghan journalists working for a local news channel, rights groups said Tuesday, weeks after two women activists went missing.

World - Region
1/22/2022 9:31:54 PM
Afghanistan's new Taliban authorities warned Saturday they have the right to crack down on dissent and jail protesters, as concerns grew over the disappearance of two women activists.

World - International
1/15/2022 8:05:51 PM
A protest march by 1,500 far-left activists in the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki turned violent Saturday towards its end, when some protesters threw firebombs and rocks at riot police, who responded with stun grenades and tear gas.

World - Region
1/12/2022 12:00:14 PM
Victims of torture in Syria and human rights activists say they hope the upcoming verdict in a landmark trial will be a first step toward justice for countless Syrians who suffered abuse at the hands of President Bashar Assad's government in the country's long-running conflict.

World - Region
1/8/2022 7:10:56 PM
Dissident Iranian poet and filmmaker Baktash Abtin has died in detention in Tehran after falling ill with Covid-19, rights groups said Saturday, angrily blaming the Islamic republic's leadership for his death.

Sports - Omni sports
1/7/2022 10:39:18 AM
As rain pelts the crowd outside Novak Djokovic's detention centre in Melbourne, shouts of "free Novak" alternate with "free refugees" as fans stand alongside activists and anti-vaccine protesters.

World - Region
1/2/2022 4:26:37 PM
After a day's work in an Iraq public sector job, Azhar offers legal support to women who are victims of domestic abuse, something she knows well given her experience with a brutal husband.

Egypt - Courts & Law
12/23/2021 6:49:39 PM
Renowned Egyptian activist Sanaa Seif was released from prison on Thursday after completely serving her 18-month-long prison sentence after being convicted with spreading false news, her lawyer Khaled Ali announced.

Egypt - Courts & Law
12/20/2021 3:34:12 PM
The Emergency State Security Misdemeanour Court sentenced renowned Egyptian activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah on Monday in the case 1228/2021 to five years in prison over joining a terrorist group and spreading false news inside and outside the country.

World - Region
12/19/2021 12:19:29 PM
Opposition activists in Sudan were set for new protests Sunday to mark the third anniversary of mass demonstrations that ended the dictatorship of president Omar al-Bashir as fears mount for the democratic transition.

World - International
12/5/2021 10:31:51 PM
Anti-racism activists were beaten up Sunday as far-right former French TV pundit Eric Zemmour held his first presidential campaign rally near Paris, a few days after he formally declared his candidacy in a video that highlighted his anti-migrant and anti-Islam views.

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.

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.

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