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Women are watching closely to make sure the transitional justice process will give dignity to those who suffered violence and abuse, writes Alessandra Bajec.

Comment: Five years after a military coup d'etat, the achievements of Egypt's 2011 revolution have been liquidated, and no dissenting voices are allowed, write Francois Burgat and Bjorn Olav Utvik.

The Uighur Muslim crisis is worse than you think

CJ Werleman

The Uighur Muslim crisis is worse than you think

Comment: Surveillance, GPS tracking and 'reeducation' are all part of China's brutal treatment of Uighur Muslims, writes CJ Werleman.

Israel plans measures to 'curb Erdogan influence' in Jerusalem

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Israel plans measures to 'curb Erdogan influence' in Jerusalem

Israel may tighten restrictions on Turkey's international aid agency in Jerusalem and the Palestinian territories, in a bid to counter Erdogan's ...

Denmark's Islamophobic 'ghetto' laws: A slippery slope towards fascism

Khaled Diab

Denmark's Islamophobic 'ghetto' laws: A slippery slope towards fascism

Comment: The package of measures passed by Danish legislators in May is misguided, racist and undermines the justice system, writes Khaled Diab.

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Prominent Yemeni journalist who criticised coalition released

Fathy bin Lazrq, the editor of a Yemeni newspaper, was released just hours of being arrested by government forces in Aden on Monday

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UN: Rohingya persecution 'human rights nightmare'

The UN Secretary General is preparing to visit makeshift Rohingya refugee camps, describing them as "one of the most discriminated communities ...

Imad K. Harb

US leaves UNHRC, and does Israel's bidding, again

Comment: Withdrawing from the UN Human Rights Council is a clear example of the Trump administration's policy of blind support for Israel, ...

CJ Werleman

White settler states and their war against the 'other'

Comment: On the front lines of some of today's worst human rights abuses are the three white settler colonial states; the United States, ...

One person displaced every two seconds: UN

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One person displaced every two seconds: UN

Syria's seven-year conflict has pushed more than 6.3 million people out of the country, the UN said, with Turkey hosting by far the largest ...

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Israel's deportation of African migrants 'cruel and illegal': Amnesty

Amnesty found Eritrean and Sudanese nationals have been subjected to prolonged detention and violations of their basic human rights in Israel.

Islam's historic feminists have something to teach us

Khadija Mahamud

Islam's historic feminists have something to teach us

Comment: Women must be given the chance to shape their religious institutions, and Islam's historic feminist figures provide ample inspiration, ...

HRW: Israel committing war crimes in Gaza

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HRW: Israel committing war crimes in Gaza

Human Rights Watch says Israeli officials who authorised the use of live ammunition against Palestinians who approached the fence should be held ...

Myanmar meets to establish 'independent probe' into Rohingya massacres

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Myanmar meets to establish 'independent probe' into Rohingya massacres

Myanmar's army and government have met to discuss establishing an independent probe into the military's ethnic cleansing of the Rohingya.

Israel freezes Armenian genocide bill 'until after Turkey elections'

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Israel freezes Armenian genocide bill 'until after Turkey elections'

Israel paused its work on the Armenian genocide bill until after Turkey's elections, an official said on Sunday.

James J. Zogby

US International Religious Freedom Commission: From bad to worse

Comment: The USCRIF is a deeply flawed entity that sees everything through the reductionist lens of religious freedom, writes James J. Zogby.

The New Arab & agencies

Turkey warns recognising Armenian genocide 'undermines Holocaust'

Turkey warned Israel that recognising the Armenian genocide will undermine the seriousness of the Holocaust in the eyes of the international ...

The New Arab

Historic Ahmadi mosque demolished by mob in Pakistan

A mosque from the Muslim Ahmadi sect in Pakistan has been torn down, overnight, leading to further woes for the minority.

The New Arab & agencies

Rohingya militants massacred Hindu villagers: Amnesty

A new amnesty report says Rohingya militants killed 53 Hindus Myanmar's Rakhine last August.

Muslim leaders call for international force to protect Palestinians

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Muslim leaders call for international force to protect Palestinians

The OIC also said Washington was complicit in the "crimes" of Israel and "emboldened" its government by moving its embassy from Tel Aviv to ...

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Erdogan urges Islamic world to unite against Israel

Turkey has hosted an emergency Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) meeting, in response to Monday's killing of at least 60 protesters in ...

Israel to 'officially recognise' Armenian genocide following Turkey spat

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Israel to 'officially recognise' Armenian genocide following Turkey spat

Israeli MPs could officially recognise the 1915 Armenian genocide by Turkey, in a bid to avenge Ankara amid an escalating diplomatic row.

Elections will do nothing to address Iraq's decay

Tallha Abdulrazaq

Elections will do nothing to address Iraq's decay

Comment: Given the sectarian divisions gripping Iraq today, it cannot truly be said that the country is engaging in democracy, writes Tallha ...

Censorship, threats, death: Palestinian journalism under triple threat

Florence Dixon

Censorship, threats, death: Palestinian journalism under triple threat

The killing of two Palestinian journalists during Gaza's Great Return Marches sheds light on the three-fold danger facing truthful Palestinian ...

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