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HRW: Saudi Arabia jails Sudanese journalist for critical tweets

A Saudi court sentenced a Sudanese journalist to four years in prison for social media posts critical of the kingdom,…

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United Arab Emirates: Arbitrary Targeting of Pakistani Shia Residents

United Arab Emirates authorities have forcibly disappeared at least four Pakistani men since October 2020 and deported at least six…

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Bahrain

UN rights watchdog calls on Bahrain to release two detained activists facing death sentences

A UN human rights monitoring group has urged the Bahraini regime to swiftly release and compensate two activists facing death…

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Palestine

Netanyahu condemns French FM remarks about Israeli apartheid

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday denounced French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian for saying earlier this week that…

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Middle East

Human Rights Watch decries US resumption of arms sales to UAE

Human Rights Watch has decried the United States for the administration of President Joe Biden ‘backing out of its pledge’…

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Bahrain

Bahrain slams EU resolution while minors languish in jail

On the 14th of February Bahrain marked 10 years since the Arab uprisings that rippled through the region. As a…

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Yemen

UAE-backed mercenaries tortured Yemeni journalist: HRW

The so-called Southern Transitional Council (STC) militants, backed by the United Arab Emirates, have arbitrarily detained and possibly tortured a…

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World

Morocco suppressing activists in Western Sahara after deal with Israel

Activists and ordinary people in Western Sahara are said to have been subjected to a harsh crackdown and human rights…

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Saudi Arab

UK-based group urges global pressure on Saudi Arabia to free cleric

A Britain-based human rights organization has called on world leaders to pressure Saudi Arabian authorities to release prominent dissident Sheikh…

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Middle East

UN rapporteur calls on UAE to release jailed human rights advocates

A United Nations expert says three human rights advocates serving 10-year prison sentences in the United Arab Emirates are being…

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