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Human Rights Watch slams stall in Egypt’s Fairmont rape case
Egypt

Human Rights Watch slams stall in Egypt’s Fairmont rape case

The case of a 2014 gang rape of a young Egyptian woman in Cairo’s Fairmont Hotel continues to receive international…
In new Sudan, women want more freedom, bigger political role
Middle East

In new Sudan, women want more freedom, bigger political role

CAIRO (AP) — On her daily walks from home to her job at a primary school in the city of…
Egypt’s SIS: HRW uses Morsi’s death for political purposes
Egypt

Egypt’s SIS: HRW uses Morsi’s death for political purposes

Egypt’s State Information Service (SIS) has called the Human Rights Watch (HRW)’s director for Middle East and North Africa Sarah…
Iraq weighs captives’ rights against fear of new Islamic State
Middle East

Iraq weighs captives’ rights against fear of new Islamic State

AL-HOL CAMP, Syria (Reuters) – Iraqi farmer Shaker Salih says he feared Islamic State, but feared its defeat even more.…
Saudi teen asylum seeker expected in Canada
Middle East

Saudi teen asylum seeker expected in Canada

  The young Saudi woman who fled her family seeking asylum abroad is scheduled to land in Canada on Saturday…
UN asks Australia to consider Saudi teen for ‘refugee resettlement’
Middle East

UN asks Australia to consider Saudi teen for ‘refugee resettlement’

  The UN has said an 18-year-old Saudi woman who fled her family is a legitimate refugee and has asked…
Asylum assessment of Saudi woman in Thailand to take days: UNHCR
Middle East

Asylum assessment of Saudi woman in Thailand to take days: UNHCR

  The asylum claim of a young Saudi woman who resisted deportation from Thailand in a gripping, live-tweeted ordeal will…
Thailand halts plan to expel Saudi teen barricaded in her hotel room
Middle East

Thailand halts plan to expel Saudi teen barricaded in her hotel room

  BANGKOK/DUBAI (Reuters) – Thailand halted plans on Monday to expel an 18-year-old Saudi woman fleeing her family after she…
Group calls for establishing ministry to defend Egypt’s human rights situation
Egypt

Group calls for establishing ministry to defend Egypt’s human rights situation

The Secretary-General of the Arab Organization for Human Rights (AOHR), Alaa Shalaby, called for establishing a ministry for human rights…
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights slams Egypt
Egypt

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights slams Egypt

United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein slammed the human rights situation in Egypt, during his opening…
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