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Rights group slams France's 'disgraceful' approach to Egypt

23 October, 2017

Human Rights Watch has accused France of "ignoring serious abuses" by the Egyptian Sisi regime and urged Macron to ensure that human rights are central to the countries' relationship.

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.

BDS' fight against worldwide state repression

16 October, 2017

Comment: The Israel-boycott movement is gaining strength, and attempts to close down events have only inspired activists to carry on the fight, writes Malia Bouattia.

Wave of 'thirsty protests' hit Morocco after water shortages

15 October, 2017

In a bid to express their discontent over the water crisis, residents began organising regular peaceful protests in a town near the capital Rabat.

Saudi Arabia cancels Egyptian singer Sherine's charity concert

15 October, 2017

Saudi Arabia's entertainment authority says it has cancelled plans for a concert featuring famous Egyptian singer Sherine Abdel Wahab.

UAE 'planned to invade Qatar with Blackwater-linked mercenaries'

13 October, 2017

Qatar's former deputy prime minister has accused the United Arab Emirates of plotting to invade Doha with an army of mercenaries.

Sudanese activists fear lifting sanctions will 'greenlight' regime atrocities

12 October, 2017

In-depth: Sudanese activists have told The New Arab of their fears the Sudanese regime will step up human rights violations now US sanctions have been lifted.

Saudi Arabia's new kingdom: 'Reform accelerated by repression'

12 October, 2017

Saudi Arabia is modernising, but its programme of reform is being driven by an authoritarian hunger for power that is eroding all room for dissent.

Syria and beyond: Manufactured doubt and moral atrophy

11 October, 2017

Comment: For Assad's regime, doubt is a political necessity, writes Idrees Ahmad.

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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