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A Kashmiri mother's search for her 'disappeared' son

23 October, 2017

In-depth: When the Indian army abducted Parveena Ahanager's son, 27 years ago, she began a long and lonely journey for justice, reports Nayeem Rather.

Bahrain temporarily frees female activist detained on 'terrorism' charges

23 October, 2017

During her detention, there were concerns that activist Ebtisam al-Sayegh, who is facing "terrorism" charges, had been tortured and sexually assaulted by Bahraini security forces.

Refugees 'live in squalor' in Greece as arrivals surge

19 October, 2017

Nearly two years since more than a million migrants and refugees crossed into Europe thousands are still living in squalor after risking their lives crossing the Aegean Sea.

Iran drops execution for man who 'insulted' Prophet Mohammed

18 October, 2017

Soheil Arabi was sentenced to death in August 2014 after allegedly defaming Islam’s Prophet Mohammed and the 12 holy Imams of Shia Islam on social media

UK prioritises trade over human rights in UAE

13 October, 2017

Comment: The UK government needs to apply more pressure on the UAE if it is to ever change its atrocious record on human rights, writes Joe Odell.

Shooting the messenger- India's war against Kashmiri journalists

13 October, 2017

Journalists in Kashmir are being unfairly targeted for doing their jobs, as the Indian state fears the bad publicity their work can bring.

Egypt extends state of emergency by three months

13 October, 2017

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi extends state of emergency that grants his regime extraordinary powers to monitor, detain suspects and curb freedom of expression.

'New Way Forward' deal puts Afghan refugees in danger

11 October, 2017

The deal allowing the EU to deport an unlimited number of Afghan asylum seekers puts untold numbers of lives at risk, reports Mohammed Harun Arsalai.

The Iraq Report: IS reduced to final Iraq bastions

11 October, 2017

Welcome to The New Arab's weekly round-up of events in Iraq

Egypt bans prominent human rights activist from receiving award

10 October, 2017

Egyptian activist Mohammed Zaree said he hopes the award will him and other members of the country's vulnerable human rights community some protection, with nearly all of campaigners facing prosecution

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