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Egyptian court imprisons grandmother for abuse of granddaughter
Egypt

Egyptian court imprisons grandmother for abuse of granddaughter

The Shirbin Misdemeanors Court in Daqahlia on Saturday sentenced Safaa, 41, to three years in prison for physically abusing her…
Dissidents under late Uzbek leader still out in the cold
World

Dissidents under late Uzbek leader still out in the cold

Journalist and former prisoner Dilmurod Saidov knows a thing or two about the brutal rule of Uzbekistan’s first leader, the…
Egypt’s Grand Imam of Al-Azhar condemns murder of child in Daqahlia
Egypt

Egypt’s Grand Imam of Al-Azhar condemns murder of child in Daqahlia

Egypt’s Grand Imam of Al-Azhar Sheikh Ahmed al-Tayyeb on Sunday condemned the murder of five-year-old Jannah, who was brutally tortured by her…
Brazil: Thousands of women rally against Bolsonaro’s ‘genocidal policies’
World

Brazil: Thousands of women rally against Bolsonaro’s ‘genocidal policies’

Tens of thousands of women took to the streets of Brazil’s capital of Brasilia on Wednesday to denounce the policies…
Saudi woman activist rejects release deal tied to denying torture: family
Middle East

Saudi woman activist rejects release deal tied to denying torture: family

RIYADH (Reuters) – Prominent Saudi women’s rights activist Loujain al-Hathloul has rejected a proposal to secure her release from prison…
Germany pursues justice for survivors of Yazidi genocide
Business

Germany pursues justice for survivors of Yazidi genocide

“Germany must not be a safe haven for war criminals.” It is a sentence police inspector Klaus Zorn repeats several…
Indonesia says probing report of death of pregnant woman in Syrian camp
Middle East

Indonesia says probing report of death of pregnant woman in Syrian camp

JAKARTA (Reuters) – Indonesia is investigating a report that a pregnant Indonesian woman who had joined Islamic State died after…
Starved, tortured, bombed: the fate of refugees trapped in Libya
Middle East

Starved, tortured, bombed: the fate of refugees trapped in Libya

Acute malnutrition, forced labour, torture: NGOs have sharpened their tone against the shocking conditions endured by refugees and migrants in…
Iraq sentences 3 French citizens to death
Middle East

Iraq sentences 3 French citizens to death

An Iraqi court on Sunday sentenced three French citizens to death. The three were found guilty of joining the “Islamic…
Trump pardons former U.S. soldier convicted of killing Iraqi prisoner
Middle East

Trump pardons former U.S. soldier convicted of killing Iraqi prisoner

(Reuters) – President Donald Trump on Monday pardoned former U.S. Army Lieutenant Michael Behenna, who was imprisoned for five years…
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