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War on Gaza - War on Gaza
1/12/2024 8:11:00 PM
The Israeli war on the Gaza Strip continues for the 98th consecutive day, with intense airstrikes on the central and southern besieged strip. Under fire at the International Court of Justice (ICJ), Israel responds to accusations of genocide in Gaza, claiming that some actions of Israeli soldiers do not reflect government policies, while the UN Human Rights Commission asserts that Israel's violation of international legal obligations may lead to accountability for war crimes.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
1/12/2024 2:52:46 PM
National Council of Human Rights (NCHR) President Moushira Khattab praised the lawsuit filed by South Africa against Israel before the International Court of Justice (ICJ) for committing genocide in Gaza, describing it as a “crucial” step towards restoring Palestinian rights.

World - International
1/11/2024 6:03:42 PM
Human rights are not luxuries, nor can they be bypassed in the national interest, the head of Human Rights Watch told AFP as she attacked nations which ignore violations when it is expedient.

World - Region
1/10/2024 4:06:43 PM
Morocco's ambassador in Geneva was elected Wednesday to become the president of the United Nations Human Rights Council in 2024 in a rare secret ballot among member states.

World - Africa
12/28/2023 4:53:57 PM
The head of the UN's human rights body Thursday called for "genuine" transitional justice in Ethiopia, saying victims of abuses in conflict had to be put at the heart of the process.

Business - Economy
12/28/2023 2:44:08 PM
Norway's largest pension fund said Thursday it has divested from Saudi Aramco due to the oil giant's lack of climate action and from 11 other Gulf companies over human rights concerns.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
12/28/2023 12:15:05 PM
Israeli forces killed at least one Palestinian man during an overnight raid on Ramallah, seat of the Palestinian Authority in the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian health ministry said Thursday, as the UN issued a human rights report urging Israel to end its"unlawful killings" in the occupied territory.

Arts & Culture - Screens
12/19/2023 3:21:31 PM
British-Palestinian filmmaker and human rights activist Farah Nabulsi talks about her recent film Al-Ustaz (The Teacher) - screening at the ongoing El-Gouna Film Festival - and her journey in the world of cinema,

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
12/18/2023 11:49:00 AM
Human Rights Watch on Monday accused the Israeli government of intentionally starving civilians in Gaza as part of its war in the besieged Palestinian territory.

World - Region
12/17/2023 10:49:10 PM
Seven civilians were killed and six others injured on Sunday during bombardments by the Syrian army in the last major rebel stronghold in the northwest, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
12/11/2023 9:47:37 AM
UN Humanitarian Coordinator Lynn Hastings condemned the Israeli offensive and siege against Palestinians in the Gaza Strip as the world marked International Human Rights on Sunday.

Opinion -
12/10/2023 12:04:00 PM
Human Rights Day presents an opportunity to reflect on ways to realize the slogan written 75 years ago today, that "all human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights."

Egypt - Presidential Elections 2024
12/9/2023 10:29:00 PM
The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) prepared on Saturday to monitor the three days of voting in the country’s presidential elections, which is set to begin Sunday.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
12/7/2023 8:40:59 PM
The Israeli strike that killed one journalist and wounded six others in Lebanon merits a "war crime" investigation, rights groups Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch told AFP on Thursday.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
12/6/2023 1:41:00 PM
Palestinians living in the Gaza Strip are living in "utter, deepening horror", the UN human rights chief said Wednesday, as he called for an urgent ceasefire between Israel and Hamas.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
12/5/2023 7:11:43 PM
Western democracies must ensure that Israel respects international humanitarian law, human rights law, and the Fourth Geneva Convention in its actions in Gaza, writes Amr Helmy

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
12/4/2023 1:03:55 PM
A group of human rights organisations took the Dutch government to court on Monday, arguing its supply of parts for F-35 fighters contributes to violations of international law in Gaza.

Egypt - Presidential Elections 2024
12/3/2023 8:19:15 PM
The Arab Network for Digital Media and Human Rights (ANDMHR) is preparing a report on the extent to which press and television websites adhered to the standards of the National Elections Authority (NEA) during the campaign period of the Egyptian presidential elections scheduled for next week, the NGO announced.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
12/1/2023 10:00:00 AM
Israel is holding more than 2,800 Palestinians without charges or trial in so-called administrative detention, the highest number in over three decades, an Israeli human rights group said Friday.

World - Africa
11/28/2023 8:04:53 PM
At least 40 civilians were killed in a jihadist attack in the northern Burkina Faso town of Djibo at the weekend, the UN Human Rights Office said Tuesday.

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