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World - Africa
5/23/2022 4:09:29 PM
At least nine media workers in Ethiopia's northern Amhara region have been arrested by local authorities, their employers said Monday, as rights activists warned of a sweep of unlawful detentions.

World - International
5/22/2022 3:56:58 PM
Afghanistan's Taliban rulers on Sunday began enforcing an order requiring all female TV news anchors in the country to cover their faces while on-air. The move is part of a hard-line shift drawing condemnation from rights activists.

World - Region
2/12/2022 2:18:22 PM
From Russia to North Korea to Zimbabwe, the impact of diplomatic sanctions has long been questioned. But Bangladeshi activists have no doubts: extrajudicial killings have suddenly stopped since punitive US measures were imposed two months ago, they say.

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
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 - 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 - International
2/5/2021 2:09:47 PM
The move was applauded Friday by rights activists, who say non-Muslim girls have been forced for years to wear a hijab in conservative parts of the country

World - International
12/27/2020 6:27:52 PM
The shooting, which was recorded on a mobile phone, triggered accusations from critics and human rights activists that President Rodrigo Duterte’s war on drugs had created a culture of police impunity

World - International
10/6/2020 1:08:07 PM
UN rights chief Michelle Bachelet expressed deep concern over the deteriorating situation of rights activists, lawyers and political prisoners held in Iran as a result of the coronavirus crisis

World - Region
7/3/2020 2:41:45 PM

World - International
12/15/2019 1:25:47 PM
For Islamic groups, the opposition, rights activists and others in India, the new law is seen as part of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Hindu-nationalist agenda to marginalise India's 200 million Muslims

World - Region
11/16/2018 11:20:12 AM

Sports - World
5/29/2018 5:07:49 PM

World - Region
5/24/2018 6:16:15 PM

World - International
9/5/2017 1:12:14 PM

World - Region
7/18/2017 6:44:07 PM

World - Region
7/17/2017 5:41:57 PM

Egypt - Politics
1/12/2017 8:00:00 PM

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