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World - International
11/30/2021 5:10:31 PM
Taliban fighters have summarily killed or forcibly ``disappeared'' more than 100 former police and intelligence officers since taking power in Afghanistan, Human Rights Watch said in a report Tuesday.

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.

World - International
11/19/2021 3:41:36 PM
A British heavy machinery company has denied allegations by an international rights group that it is complicit in alleged Israeli abuses in the occupied West Bank.

World - Africa
11/17/2021 5:28:25 PM
Ethiopia's human rights watchdog said Wednesday it had been barred from visiting detainees rounded up in mass arrests under a wartime state of emergency.

World - Africa
11/16/2021 1:57:00 PM
The UN voiced alarm on Tuesday at surging arrests in Ethiopia since the country introduced a state of emergency on November 2.

World - Africa
11/15/2021 6:51:14 PM
South Africa's Human Rights Commission opened hearings Monday into July riots that left 354 dead, with witnesses giving vivid accounts of how the violence spilled into homes and devastated families.

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 10:14:08 PM
Israel faced growing calls on Thursday to release five Palestinians who have been on hunger strike for weeks to protest a controversial policy of holding them indefinitely without charge, including one who has been fasting for 120 days and is in severe condition.

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 - Africa
11/6/2021 6:14:44 PM
Ethiopia must be ready to make "sacrifices" to "salvage" the country, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said Saturday, as fighting in the north intensifies between government forces and Tigrayan rebels who threaten to advance on the capital.

World - Region
11/6/2021 2:45:19 PM
A confidential Israeli dossier detailing alleged links between Palestinian human rights groups and an internationally designated terrorist organization contains little concrete evidence and failed to convince European countries to stop funding the groups.

World - Region
11/5/2021 3:20:40 PM
The U.N.'s top human rights body is holding an urgent session about Sudan on Friday after a power grab there nearly two weeks ago, with Britain, the United States, Germany and Norway leading a push to commission an expert to monitor the situation.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
11/3/2021 2:20:42 PM
The US administration apparently withheld $130 million of assistance “from our Egyptian allies allegedly on human rights concerns,” to pressure Egypt to release 16 prisoners that may include Muslim Brotherhood extremists, US Senator Ted Cruz said at the Senate earlier this week.

World - Africa
11/3/2021 11:29:10 AM
The U.N. human rights chief said Wednesday that Ethiopia's yearlong war has been marked by "extreme brutality'' as a joint investigation into alleged atrocities faulted all sides for committing abuses, but avoided saying who was the most to blame.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
11/3/2021 10:26:00 AM

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
11/2/2021 11:11:01 PM
Ahmed Morsy reports on Egypt’s first fully integrated correctional and rehabilitation facility

World - Africa
11/2/2021 5:25:19 PM
President Joe Biden on Tuesday said that he's decided to cut out Ethiopia from a U.S. trade program, setting the path for sanctions against the African nation over its failure to end a nearly yearlong war in the Tigray region that has led to "gross violations'' of human rights.

World - Africa
11/2/2021 10:25:32 AM
The findings of the only human rights investigation allowed in Ethiopia's blockaded Tigray region will be released Wednesday, a year after war began there. But people with knowledge of the probe say it has been limited by authorities who recently expelled a U.N. staffer helping to lead it.

Egypt - Politics
10/31/2021 12:46:39 PM
Veteran Egyptian socialist politician and former vice-chairman of the National Council for Human Rights (NCHR) Abdel-Ghaffar Shukr passed away on Sunday at the age of 85.

Egypt - Politics
10/28/2021 10:58:09 PM
The European Union (EU) welcomes Egypt’s decision to end the state of emergency and implement its new national strategy for human rights, said the Head of the EU Delegation to Egypt Ambassador Christian Berger on Thursday.

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