Human Rights

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Leading rights group Amnesty International on Saturday condemned the acquittal of a number of senior aides to deposed Egyptian president Hosni...
Saturday, June 2, 2012
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Iraq still has "serious problems" in terms of human rights and the situation remains fragile, despite authorities voicing support for addressing...
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
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Amnesty International appealed on Tuesday to Khartoum to halt the stoning of a 20-year-old Sudanese woman for adultery. Intisar Sharif Abdallah was...
Tuesday, May 29, 2012
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Amnesty International has condemned Saudi Arabia for its prolonged and systematic crackdown on protesters in the country's Eastern Province. The UK-...
Monday, May 28, 2012
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A NATO air strike killed a family of eight, including six children, when it ploughed into their home in eastern Afghanistan, local officials said on...
Sunday, May 27, 2012
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As Turkey prepares to draft its new constitution, one of the most thorny issues is how the rights of minority groups, especially the Kurds, will be...
Friday, May 25, 2012
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A rights group on Wednesday condemned the Israeli military after it exonerated soldiers involved in the killing of a family of 21 Palestinians during...
Wednesday, May 2, 2012
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Israel's Foreign Ministry has reacted angrily after the UN placed the country on a list of nations that restrict advocacy and rights groups. The...
Monday, April 30, 2012
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Two rights groups on Monday urged the UAE to release nine activists, including a member of the ruling family of the emirate of Ras al-Khaimah, one of...
Monday, April 30, 2012
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