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Updated at 8:35 pm: The United Nations Human Rights Council agreed on Wednesday to launch an international inquiry into violations that may have...
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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Thirty-six human rights organizations joined forces on Tuesday to demand Syria's government release a prominent lawyer they say has been jailed in...
Tuesday, May 6, 2014
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The United States will lift a suspension on the delivery of Apache helicopters to Egypt after concluding Cairo has upheld its peace treaty with...
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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A court in Egypt sentenced four men to up to eight years in prison on Monday for practicing homosexuality, a judicial official said. Prosecutors had...
Monday, April 7, 2014
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Chloé Benoist
On Sunday night, Bahrain will celebrate its ten-year anniversary as a Formula One host country. The event has been touted as a moment of national...
Saturday, April 5, 2014
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Qatar must overhaul its employment laws because they fly in the face of global rules on trade union rights, the UN labor agency said, in fresh...
Tuesday, April 1, 2014
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Chloé Benoist
The United Nations condemned the "arbitrary" detention of 94 citizens by the United Arab Emirates, calling for the release of 61 of them, a document...
Thursday, March 20, 2014
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Ahmed Rida
The Bahraini regime still refuses to allow UN special rapporteur on torture, Juan Mendez, from visiting Bahrain. Mendez has been repeatedly blocked...
Thursday, March 20, 2014
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Updated at 4:30 pm: A firefight in Saudi Arabia's Eastern Province killed four people, including two policemen, on Thursday, the interior ministry...
Thursday, February 20, 2014
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