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World - Region
5/24/2023 10:30:11 PM
Saudi Arabia and Canada will restore full diplomatic relations, the kingdom said Wednesday, following a 2018 dispute over human rights that saw Riyadh expel Ottawa's ambassador and freeze new trade.

World - International
5/20/2023 6:01:24 PM
China on Saturday expressed "strong dissatisfaction" with a communique issued by G7 leaders that took aim at Beijing on issues including the South China Sea, human rights and alleged interference in their democracies.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Nakba remembered
5/14/2023 5:11:35 PM
Palestinian refugees in Lebanon continue to suffer twice: for their expulsion from their homeland, and from the inhuman conditions in which they live. In this anniversary year of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Rosemary Sayigh* argues, we must challenge Israel's absolute refusal to repatriate the Palestinian diaspora -- the condition on which it was admitted to the UN 50 years ago

Egypt - Politics
5/14/2023 1:56:00 PM
Fatma Khafagy, a member of the National Dialogue Board of Trustees, said on Sunday that she has submitted a draft law to establish an anti-discrimination commission to the dialogue’s Committee on Human Rights and Public Freedoms.

World - Region
5/12/2023 7:47:42 PM
Israel treats the Palestinian territories as its colonies, maintaining occupation to get as much land as possible for Jewish people, the UN special rapporteur on human rights in the occupied territories said on her first visit to London, reported the Guardian on Friday.

War in Sudan - War in Sudan
5/11/2023 8:01:50 PM
The United Nations' top rights body narrowly decided Thursday to beef up monitoring of abuses amid Sudan's spiralling conflict, despite vehement opposition from Khartoum.

War in Sudan - War in Sudan
5/11/2023 2:23:16 PM
The United Nations’ top human rights body is holding a one-day emergency session Thursday in Sudan to draw attention to the killings, injuries, and other abuses against civilians since the conflict between its two top generals erupted last month.

Egypt - Politics
5/3/2023 1:41:07 PM
​A few hours ahead of the launch of the long-awaited ‘National Dialogue’ in Egypt, which kicks off on Wednesday, its general coordinator stressed that the issue of pretrial detention would be at the top of the human rights discussions agenda during the dialogue’s sessions.

World - Region
5/2/2023 5:30:17 PM
The Arab League on Tuesday held Israel responsible for the death of a Palestinian prisoner after he died of a hunger strike that lasted for 87 days, Palestinian news agency WAFA reported.

World - Region
4/20/2023 11:28:00 PM
In crisis-hit Lebanon, lawyers have been increasingly alarmed by a recent ban from their union on media appearances not authorized by the syndicate, saying it amounts to political interference. Lawyers and human rights activists say the ban also violates laws on free speech and muzzles their accountability work.

World - International
4/18/2023 11:52:33 PM
The United Nations is ready to take the “heartbreaking” decision to pull out of Afghanistan in May if it can’t persuade the Taliban to let local women work for the organization, the head of the U.N. Development Program said.

Egypt - Politics
4/15/2023 12:00:51 PM
Several Egyptian human rights groups that are set to participate in the National Dialogue, which will start on 3 May, stressed on Friday the need for legal amendments that would protect their freedom to work across the country.

World - International
4/11/2023 9:12:28 PM
Dozens of people in Myanmar's central region were killed in air strikes Tuesday, according to local media reports and a witness contacted by AFP, as the United Nations urged the military to end its "campaign of violence".

Egypt - Politics
4/10/2023 2:41:32 PM
No extensions were granted for non-governmental organisations (NGOs) in Egypt aiming to legalise their status with final deadline remaining 12 April, Egypt's Cabinet said in a statement on Monday.

Egypt - Politics
4/10/2023 12:52:16 AM
Representatives from several Egyptian human rights organisations as well as a number of independent human rights activists met with the National Dialogue general coordinator Diaa Rashwan on Sunday to discuss their concerns and issues ahead of the sessions of the National Dialogue.

World - Region
4/4/2023 4:58:27 PM
The UN Human Rights Council denounced Tuesday the rising numbers of executions in Iran, including of people who received the capital punishment in connection with protests that have rocked the country.

Sports - World
3/30/2023 9:23:58 PM
An individual who has committed human rights abuses will be unable to be an owner or director of a Premier League football club under new rules approved on Thursday.

World - Region
3/28/2023 4:19:56 PM
A leading international rights group on Tuesday decried what it said were double standards by Western countries that have rallied behind a “robust response” to Russia's invasion of Ukraine but remain “lukewarm" on issues of human rights violations in the Middle East.

World - International
3/24/2023 10:28:24 PM
The Council of Europe, the continent's leading human rights watchdog, on Friday criticised French police's "excessive use of force" during demonstrations against an unpopular pension reform.

World - International
3/24/2023 6:50:13 PM
Criticism from human rights groups mounted on Friday over the alleged brutality of French police in handling protests opposed to President Emmanuel Macron's pension reform.

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