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World - International
8/17/2022 8:37:19 PM
The UN special envoy for Myanmar, Noeleen Heyzer, met Wednesday with the head of its military-installed government and called for a halt to all violence on her first mission to the strife-torn country, her office said.

Sports - World
8/17/2022 12:44:27 PM
India's government is holding discussions with FIFA to settle issues that led to the suspension of the country's national soccer federation and the possible loss of its hosting rights for the Under-17 Women's World Cup in October, a government law officer said Wednesday.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
8/16/2022 10:06:25 PM
After three years in prison, political activist Hossam Moenes tells Dina Ezzat that he is ready to pick up the pieces where he left off

World - International
8/16/2022 2:13:13 PM
Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh on Tuesday implored the United Nations rights chief for protection after recent murders that have again left members of the stateless minority fearful for their safety.

Sports - World
8/16/2022 11:07:11 AM
India's top court is expected to take up a government plea to settle issues that led to the national soccer federation's suspension by FIFA and the possible loss of its hosting rights for the Under-17 Women's World Cup in October.

World - Africa
8/14/2022 4:04:29 PM
Two local rights groups on Sunday accused Burkina Faso soldiers of massacring more than 40 villagers in the country's deeply troubled north.

Egypt - Society
8/11/2022 9:37:14 PM
The Egyptian parliament's Human Rights Committee slammed on Thursday foreign reports on the sudden death of a man detained by police in Alexandria, saying the reports are "unbalanced and politicised."

World - Region
8/11/2022 3:40:06 PM
The UN rights chief voiced alarm Thursday at the number of Palestinian children killed and wounded this month and demanded those responsible be brought to account.

World - Africa
8/11/2022 11:12:45 AM
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken holds talks with Rwandan President Paul Kagame on Thursday, facing calls from campaigners to pressure Kigali over its human rights record and alleged support of rebels in the neighbouring Democratic of Congo.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
8/9/2022 10:48:26 PM
Over two days, the National Council for Human Rights (NCHR) organised a panel discussion on a topic rarely discussed in the public sphere: Freedom of Creativity and Academic Freedoms.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
8/8/2022 11:12:43 PM
President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi asserted to Israeli Prime Minister Yair Lapid on Monday, that Egypt is looking forward to renewing the hope of the Palestinian people in achieving peace and obtaining their legitimate rights according to international references.

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
8/6/2022 10:13:22 AM
The head of Amnesty International's Ukraine office has resigned, accusing the rights organisation of parroting Kremlin propaganda in a controversial report that criticised the war-torn country's military response to Russia's invasion.

War in Ukraine - Humanitarian
8/4/2022 9:52:33 PM
Rights group Amnesty International accuses Ukrainian forces of violating international law and endangering civilians by establishing bases in residential areas, including in schools and hospitals.

World - Region
8/2/2022 10:01:03 PM
UN experts on Tuesday condemned Israel's 'harassment' of human rights defenders and humanitarian workers in the occupied West Bank's Masafer Yatta villages, where Israel has a military zone.

World - Africa
8/1/2022 9:59:22 PM
A village in Madagascar where a criminal gang killed dozens of people has been left deserted after survivors fled fearing fresh attacks, a rights group said Monday, as police made the first arrests.

Egypt - Politics
7/31/2022 8:53:02 PM
President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi's republican decree (329/2022) on Friday that granted presidential pardons for several political activists who were serving sentences in various cases was highly welcomed by Egyptian political parties and MPs.

Egypt - Politics
7/31/2022 6:26:36 PM
The Arab Network for Digital Media and Human Rights (ANDMHR) welcomed in a statement on Sunday the recently issued presidential pardons to several prisoners who have received final judicial rulings.

World - International
7/29/2022 6:51:20 PM
Three former Minneapolis police officers went before a federal judge during the last week to be sentenced for violating George Floyd's civil rights, and for each man, U.S. District Judge Paul Magnuson handed out penalties well below what prosecutors sought and below federal guidelines.

World - Region
7/28/2022 11:49:47 AM
French President Emmanuel Macron is hosting Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for talks in Paris on Thursday, defying criticism that the invitation is deeply inappropriate barely four years after the murder by Saudi agents of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

Egypt - Society
7/27/2022 3:42:32 PM
The Egyptian Forum for Development and Human Rights Dialogue (FDHRD) called for introducing legislative amendments to speed up the country's ability to benefit from green bonds.

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