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Nineteen-year-old Noura Hussein has filed an appeal against the death sentence for her husband's 'intentional murder.'

Tariq Ramadan's lawyers have said that presumption of innocence for their client has been 'trampled underfoot' following a court's decision to keep him in pre-trial custody.

Sudan urged to pardon teenager for killing 'rapist' husband

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Sudan urged to pardon teenager for killing 'rapist' husband

The UN and rights groups are pleading for clemency for a teenage bride convicted of killing her rapist husband.

Amnesty slams death penalty for raped Sudan teenager

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Amnesty slams death penalty for raped Sudan teenager

Noura Hussein Hammad, 19, was handed a death sentence by a Sudanese court for killing the man her father forced her to marry.

#JusticeForNoura: Death sentence girl who killed rapist husband

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#JusticeForNoura: Death sentence girl who killed rapist husband

The world is standing in solidarity Sudanese teenager Noura Hussein who was sentenced to death after defending herself against her husband's ...

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Myanmar must seek accountability for anti-Rohingya violence: UN

The UN has said that Myanmar must hold the perpetrators of violence against Rohingya and address the crisis' root causes.

Laurene Daycard and Sebastian Castelier

'Hopeless Nation': Meet Mosul’s first rap collective

Iraqi hip-hop artists Zayn Adam, Boika, MC Reko and Yabangi blame the US-led fight against the Islamic State group for the horrors they ...

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UN calls for 'proper' probe into Myanmar massacres

The UN is urging for a proper probe to be held into the Myanmar atrocities as its army chief continues to deny allegations saying the army is ...

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Ban on Filipino workers to Kuwait now permanent: Duterte

The row between Kuwait and the Philippines escalated further as President Duterte announced that Filipinos are now permanently banned from ...

UN team heads to Bangladesh to meet Rohingya

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UN team heads to Bangladesh to meet Rohingya

A team from the UN Security Council will be interviewing Rohingya refugees who fled Myanmar in one of the world's worst refugee crisis.

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Philippines demands explanation as Kuwait expels envoy

The two nations had been working to resolve differences sparked by the murder of a Philippine maid, whose body was found stuffed in her ...

Saudi Arabia executed 48 so far this year: HRW

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Saudi Arabia executed 48 so far this year: HRW

The kingdom is the third-worst executor worldwide, with many sentenced to death for non-violent offences.

Philippines apologises to Kuwait for 'rescuing' distressed domestic workers

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Philippines apologises to Kuwait for 'rescuing' distressed domestic workers

The Philippines' top diplomat apologised to Kuwait after videos emerged of embassy staff helping Filipinos flee from allegedly abusive employers ...

Kuwait expels Philippines ambassador amid ongoing 'worker abuse' dispute

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Kuwait expels Philippines ambassador amid ongoing 'worker abuse' dispute

The Philippines' top diplomat apologised to Kuwait after videos emerged of embassy staff helping Filipinos flee from allegedly abusive employers ...

UN peacekeepers accused of child <em>rape</em> in South Sudan

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UN peacekeepers accused of child rape in South Sudan

The United Nations is investigating allegations that two girls were raped by Nepalese peacekeeping troops in South Sudan.

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India approves death penalty for child rapists

The Indian government approved the death penalty for child rapists following public outrage of a case that sent shock-waves through the nation.

Muhammad Idrees Ahmad

Are there really 'no good guys' in Syria?

Comment: The 'no good guys' argument places the largely peaceful Syrian uprising on the same moral plane as the murderous regime that forced it ...

Diana Alghoul

HRW denounces eviction of Syrian refugees in Lebanon

In-depth: Syrian refugees are being subjected to institutional violence, fuelled by scapegoating and a sharp rise in xenophobia, a new Human ...

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UAE-backed forces 'rape, abuse' African migrants detained in Yemen

The International Organization for Migration says some 87,000 people sought to reach war-torn Yemen from the Horn of Africa by boat in 2017.

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Amnesty: 'IS-linked' women, children suffer abuse in Iraq

A new report by Amnesty International documents the testimonies of displaced Iraqi women who say they have suffered sexual violence and ...

Saudi boss 'forced Filipina maid to drink bleach'

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Saudi boss 'forced Filipina maid to drink bleach'

In the latest incident of mistreatment of Filipino workers in the Middle East, a Saudi boss allegedly forced her maid to drink bleach, Manila ...

'Nothing but a farce': Bangladesh slams Myanmar repatriation claims

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'Nothing but a farce': Bangladesh slams Myanmar repatriation claims

Bangladesh has hit back at claims made by Myanmar over the repatriation of the first Rohingya family, saying that the family had never reached ...

The Islamic State group is not finished – yet

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The Islamic State group is not finished – yet

Analysis: The 'caliphate' may be destroyed, but that doesn't mean IS has vanished. Many predict the organisation will regroup and strike again. ...

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