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    • newCambodia: Hun Sen and His Abusive Generals
      (New York) – Cambodia’s increasingly dictatorial, one-party rule is underpinned by generals in the security forces who are responsible for serious and systematic human rights violations, Human Rights Watch said today as it issued the Khmer-langu…
      - 13 hours ago, 22 Oct 20, 3:16pm -
    • newLebanon: Flawed Domestic Blast Investigation
      Click to expand Image Aftermath of the explosion in Beirut’s port that devastated the city, killing almost 200 people, injuring more than 6,000, and leaving 30…
      - 2 hours ago, 22 Oct 20, 12:00am -
    • newThailand: Outspoken TV Channel Banned
      Click to expand Image © 2020 Voice TV (Bangkok) – The Thai government’s shutdown of the outspoken Voice TV channel misuses Thaila…
      - 7 hours ago, 21 Oct 20, 7:32pm -
    • newPope Francis Supports Same-Sex Civil Unions
      Click to expand Image Pope Francis attends a inter-religious ceremony for peace in the Basilica of Santa Maria in Aracoeli, in Rome, October 20, 2020. …
      - 9 hours ago, 21 Oct 20, 5:39pm -
    • newUS, Australia Hit New Lows on Refugee Resettlement
      Click to expand Image Abdisellam Hassen Ahmed, a Somali refugee who had been stuck in limbo after President Donald Trump temporarily banned refugee entries, walks…
      - 10 hours ago, 21 Oct 20, 4:28pm -
    • newCanada: Climate Crisis Toll on First Nations’ Food Supply
      Climate change is taking a growing toll on First Nations in Canada, depleting food sources and affecting health.Canada is contributing to the climate crisis, which acutely affects Indigenous peoples who live off the land.Canada should urgently sc…
      - 17 hours ago, 21 Oct 20, 9:00am -
    • newTurkey: Justice for Rights Lawyer’s Killing
      Click to expand Image Tahir Elçi, the president of Diyarbakir Bar Association and human rights lawyer, speaks to the media shortly before being shot dead in Diya…
      - 18 hours ago, 21 Oct 20, 8:00am -
    • newUS: Protect Peaceful Assemblies; Limit Use of Force
      Click to expand Image Federal officers run after dispersing protesters in Portland, Oregon, July 22, 2020.  © 2020 AP Photo/Noah Berger…
      - 20 hours ago, 21 Oct 20, 6:00am -
    • A Domestic Violence Case Goes to Kyrgyzstan’s Supreme Court
      Click to expand Image Cartoon about Domestic Violence by Tatiana Zelenskaya. © Open Line NGO Gulzhan Pasanova could sp…
      - 1 day ago, 20 Oct 20, 8:00pm -
    • When Will Iraq Start Protecting Journalists?
      Click to expand Image The office of Dijlah TV station in Baghdad was badly damaged after it was torched by protesters on August 31, 2020. P…
      - 1 day ago, 20 Oct 20, 3:00pm -

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    • Destination Europe: Evacuation

      Destination Europe: Evacuation

      As the EU sets new policies and makes deals with African nations to deter hundreds of thousands of migrants from seeking new lives on the continent, what does it mean for those following dreams northwards and the countries they transit through? From…
      - 26 Jun 18, 5:44am -
    • The Eritrean children who cross borders and deserts alone

      The Eritrean children who cross borders and deserts alone

      Yobieli is 12 years old. He sits on a small leather stool and fumbles with his hands, interlocking his fingers and pulling them apart. There’s a dark shadow of soft peach fuzz on his upper lip, and his cheeks are childishly smooth. But, his eyes lo…
      - 27 Jul 17, 5:06am -
    • Egypt boat disaster shines light on new migration trend

      - 10 Oct 16, 4:47am -
    • For Eritreans, Egypt is the new route to Europe
      Like much of Cairo, the sprawling low-income neighbourhood of Ard el-Lewa comes alive in the evening, once the sun has gone down.On warm summer nights, children chase cats along streets too narrow for cars. Tuk-tuks weave between the shisha smokers…
      - 6 Jun 16, 12:27pm -
    • Pay now to protect 1 billion people from coastal floods
      As sea levels rise, so will the costs of dealing with it, Christian Aid reminds us in a report released today.“Spending money now on reducing the risk of disasters will save money and lives later,” said report author Dr Alison Doig in a statem…
      - 16 May 16, 9:52am -
    • Off the cliff
      New UN data shows the catastrophic effects of the Syrian conflict in terms of migration since 1950. Maps and Graphics UN data shows the emptying of Syria in one simple line Ben Parker IRIN LONDON Europe Germany M…
      - 31 Jul 15, 7:00pm -
    • Secrecy in Sinai - an unknown human toll
      Ever since Islamic State-affiliated militants tried to take the town of Sheikh Zuwayed in North Sinai last week, the Egyptian media has talked of little else. “What mistakes were made?” “Where did they get their weapons from?” and “What can…
      - 9 Jul 15, 7:00pm -
    • Time for a new deal for Middle East's displaced?

      Time for a new deal for Middle East's displaced?

      Conflicts in Iraq, Syria, Libya and Yemen are leading to unprecedented numbers of internally displaced people (IDPs) in the Middle East and North Africa, and increasingly complex and severe humanitarian crises.According to the 2015 global report by…
      - 9 Jun 15, 7:00pm -
    • What does the Boko Haram/IS alliance mean?

      What does the Boko Haram/IS alliance mean?

      Nigeria’s insurgent group Jama'atu Ahlis Sunna Lidda'awati wal-Jihad (People Committed to the Propagation of the Prophet's Teachings and Jihad), better known as Boko Haram, has declared allegiance to Islamic State (IS), the group formerly known as…
      - 9 Mar 15, 8:00pm -
    • Egyptians in Libya - to flee or to stay?
      The roundabouts in the Libyan capital of Tripoli have long been a place for Egyptians to find work. Every day, carpenters, builders, plumbers and decorators sit and wait, each man carrying the tools of his trade to make it easier for prospective em…
      - 26 Feb 15, 7:00pm -
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    • Gal Gadot as Cleopatra is a backwards step for Hollywood representation
      Casting misses chance to give north African actors a higher profile, prolonging the debate over Hollywood’s colonisation of ethnicityCleopatra is once again getting the big screen treatment, this time courtesy of Wonder Woman director Patty Jenkins…
      - 8 days ago, 14 Oct 20, 7:01am -
    • Threat of home demolitions sparks protests among Egypt's poorest
      Amnesty International says two killed in unrest over law demanding residents pay fines to legalise homesRights groups say two Egyptians have been killed and hundreds more detained in a recent wave of protests as anger mounts against a law some of tho…
      - 16 days ago, 6 Oct 20, 1:14pm -
    • Egypt cuts highways across pyramids plateau, alarming conservationists
      Project championed by Egypt’s powerful military will slice across world heritage siteEgypt is building two highways across the pyramids plateau outside Cairo, reviving and expanding a project that was suspended in the 1990s after an international o…
      - 37 days ago, 15 Sep 20, 11:30am -
    • Hope turns to despair as Egypt arrests witnesses to alleged 2014 gang rape
      Activists say detentions break promise to protect those standing up to sexual assault Egyptian security forces have arrested six witnesses, including three women, in an investigation into an alleged gang-rape case previously hailed as a watershed mom…
      - 45 days ago, 7 Sep 20, 12:00am -
    • Trump's tweets are felt in Ethiopia. Washington should use its power wisely | Mekonnen Firew Ayano
      Anti-democratic attitudes in America helped to scrub our election, while US-Nile geopolitics could become a powder kegWhen US presidents comment on events in other countries, their remarks have impact.When, for example, President Barack Obama congrat…
      - 49 days ago, 3 Sep 20, 3:30am -
    • Discovery of scholar's notes shine light on race to decipher Rosetta Stone
      Exclusive: Thomas Young used cut-up method to treat translation of Egyptian relic as mathematical problem, papers showNobody knew how to read hieroglyphs when two 19th-century scholars set out to decipher the inscribed texts on the ancient Egyptian R…
      - 58 days ago, 25 Aug 20, 9:52am -
    • Scans peek beneath wrappings of ancient mummified animals
      Researchers say X-ray images of cat, bird and cobra shed light on their lives and deathsAn ancient Egyptian “how-dunnit” has been solved, according to researchers who have used imaging techniques to peek beneath the wrappings of mummified animals…
      - 63 days ago, 20 Aug 20, 11:00am -
    • Social media users inspire outrage against Egypt's alleged sexual abusers
      Survivors who say alleged assailants go unpunished have begun publicly shaming them onlineEgypt is witnessing a wave of online outrage targeting rape culture and sexual assault, as survivors use social media to shame alleged abusers and demand change…
      - 71 days ago, 12 Aug 20, 12:00am -
    • Egypt jails women for two years over TikTok videos
      Court sentences Haneen Hossam, Mowada al-Adham and three others for ‘violating public morals’An Egyptian court has sentenced five female social media influencers to two years in jail each on charges of violating public morals, a judicial source s…
      - 87 days ago, 27 Jul 20, 1:06pm -
    • Tensions mount as Ethiopia allows dam across Nile headwaters to fill
      Egypt fears hydroelectric project will restrict limited waters on which its population dependsEthiopia has allowed a controversial dam built across the headwaters of the Nile to fill with rain water, raising tensions with Egypt and Sudan.The huge hyd…
      - 99 days ago, 15 Jul 20, 2:01pm -

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