Human Rights

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A leading Bahraini human rights activist was sentenced to three months in jail on Monday for tweets deemed offensive to the country's autocratic...
Monday, July 9, 2012
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The extradition of Libya's former prime minister from Tunisia violates international law, a leading rights group said on Tuesday. Amnesty...
Tuesday, June 26, 2012
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Saudi authorities beheaded on Tuesday one of its citizens after he was convicted of stabbing to death a fellow Saudi, the interior ministry announced...
Tuesday, June 26, 2012
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Iran is to execute two people caught drinking alcohol for a third time after judges upheld the Islamic republic's strict laws on liquor consumption,...
Monday, June 25, 2012
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Human Rights Watch warned on Tuesday that migrant construction workers in Qatar, which is preparing to host the 2022 World Cup, risk serious abuse...
Tuesday, June 12, 2012
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Antoun Issa, Pascale Menassa
Thaer Halahleh narrowly skirted death when Israel agreed to a deal that ended his 78-day hunger strike, returning home on Tuesday night after...
Wednesday, June 6, 2012
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Saudi prosecutors have charged a lawyer with "tarnishing" the image of the kingdom and contempt of the judiciary in what the lawyer said on Wednesday...
Wednesday, June 6, 2012
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Bahrain re-arrested leading human rights activist Nabeel Rajab on Wednesday pending a probe into tweets deemed insulting to the government,...
Wednesday, June 6, 2012
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Bahrain's leading opposition party dismissed on Wednesday government claims that the police were acting without orders when they tortured and killed...
Wednesday, June 6, 2012
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