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Business - Energy
10/3/2023 5:31:12 PM
Mahmoud Mohieldin, UN climate change high level champion for Egypt, said that a clean and healthy environment is essential to the human rights to life, health, water, food, housing, and a decent standard of living.

World - Africa
10/3/2023 5:30:45 PM
There is an "overwhelming risk" that human rights atrocities will continue in Ethiopia, United Nations-backed investigators probing the situation in the country said Tuesday.

Egypt - Courts & Law
10/1/2023 12:02:49 PM
Egyptian authorities released Saturday 60 pretrial detainees pending investigation in various cases related to spreading false news and misuse of social media, renowned human rights lawyer Khaled Ali announced.

World - Region
10/1/2023 9:40:49 AM
Iranian security forces made dozens of arrests Saturday as protesters in the southeast commemorated the killing of dozens of demonstrators in the region one year ago, human rights groups said.

Egypt - Society
9/29/2023 4:32:41 PM
Saad Eddin Ibrahim, a veteran Egyptian-American sociologist and democracy and human-rights advocate, died on Friday at the age of 85.

World - International
9/28/2023 2:43:56 PM
United Nations rights investigators said on Thursday they had found systemic racism against black people throughout the US policing and justice systems, and stressed the need for urgent reform.

Opinion -
9/28/2023 11:54:00 AM
A storm of unprecedented proportion is brewing in Canada.

World - Region
9/26/2023 7:58:06 PM
The EU on Tuesday urged Azerbaijan to lay out its plan to secure the rights of ethnic Armenians in Nagorno-Karabakh as senior officials from the Caucasus foes held talks after Baku recaptured the disputed territory.

World - Region
9/22/2023 12:02:44 AM
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas told the United Nations General Assembly on Thursday there could be no peace in the Middle East without a two-state solution.

World - Region
9/20/2023 12:50:46 PM
Iranian lawmakers passed a bill on Wednesday to toughen penalties for women who flout the Islamic dress code, with jail terms of up to 10 years, state media reported.

World - Africa
9/19/2023 4:45:15 PM
U.N.-backed human rights experts say war crimes continue in Ethiopia despite a peace accord signed nearly a year ago to end a conflict that engulfed the country’s northern Tigray region. The violence has left at least 10,000 people affected by rape and other sexual violence — mostly women and girls, they found.

World - Africa
9/18/2023 3:19:02 PM
Serious violations are continuing in Ethiopia despite a peace deal in the north, UN rights experts said Monday, warning the conflict was spreading across the country and putting regional stability at risk.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Culture
9/17/2023 2:48:00 PM
During the past weeks, the rights of workers in film and television have come to the fore with dozens of prominent film artists – directors, screenwriters, editors, sound engineers, costume and set designers – joining a movement unprecedented in decades.

Egypt - Courts & Law
9/16/2023 11:54:35 PM
The National Dialogue Board of Trustees praised in a statement on Saturday evening the authorities' decision to release Mohamed Zahran, a prominent teachers' rights advocate and a participant in the dialogue, from detention.

World - Region
9/16/2023 6:16:07 PM
Iranian authorities on Saturday prevented the family of Mahsa Amini from holding a ceremony to commemorate the first anniversary of her death, confining her father to his home, as sporadic protests were reported nationwide despite heavy security, rights groups said.

World - International
9/15/2023 5:55:17 PM
President Joe Biden marked the anniversary Friday of the Iranian woman who died while being held by the country's morality police by announcing the U.S. will impose more sanctions on Iranian people and firms that will target “some of Iran’s most egregious human rights abusers.”

World - International
9/15/2023 2:41:56 PM
The EU ombudsman demanded Friday that Brussels explain how it will ensure that its pact with Tunisia to curb migration will not breach human rights standards.

World - Region
9/14/2023 8:51:11 PM
The UN rights chief voiced alarm Thursday at signs of more fragmentation in Syria's years-long war, calling for dialogue to avoid opening a fresh "catastrophic dimension" to the conflict.

World - International
9/14/2023 11:24:59 AM
Families seeking asylum in the UK face inadequate living conditions in government-provided temporary housing, affecting their mental and physical health and access to children's education, Human Rights Watch said Thursday.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
9/12/2023 8:15:47 PM
The Arab Regional Forum in Beirut is building on the development agenda set out at the Cairo Conference on Population and Development 30 years ago

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