Human Rights

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Leading Bahraini rights activist Nabeel Rajab is to remain in custody and go on trial from October 19 on charges of posting tweets deemed insulting...
Thursday, October 9, 2014
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Officials at Guantanamo Bay prison are using force feedings of a Syrian detainee to discourage other inmates from joining a hunger strike, a witness...
Wednesday, October 8, 2014
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A Guantanamo Bay inmate who was cleared for release in 2009 but remains incarcerated has no means of protest other than hunger striking and enduring...
Tuesday, October 7, 2014
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A Bahrain court lifted Wednesday a travel ban on Maryam al-Khawaja, a prominent activist, charged with allegedly assaulting airport police as she...
Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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A Tunisian human rights group has urged the country's incoming parliament to abolish capital punishment after a new constitution – endorsed earlier...
Friday, September 26, 2014
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Nearly 160 civil society groups from more than 60 countries have urged Bahrain's King Hamad to order the unconditional release of human rights...
Thursday, September 18, 2014
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Dozens of organizations in a joint statement on Friday demanded the immediate release of three prominent Syrian rights activists including journalist...
Friday, September 5, 2014
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Bahraini human rights activist Maryam al-Khawaja was arrested on Saturday at Bahrain's international airport when she tried to visit her imprisoned...
Sunday, August 31, 2014
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The United Arab Emirates has toughened anti-terrorism laws, local media reported Thursday, raising fears that the oil-rich kingdom could use such...
Thursday, August 21, 2014
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