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Hamilton addresses F1's 'massive problem' with human rights

28 November, 2020

Bahrain is accused of exploiting F1 to "sportswash" its human rights abuses.

Iraq training US-sanctioned militia leader for top role: report

27 November, 2020

Government officials view the reported appointment to the military of a militia security chief as a move to weaken Iran-backed groups.

Veteran Egyptian human rights activist dies of Covid-19

27 November, 2020

Hafez Abu Seada, a co-founder of the Egyptian Organisation for Human Rights who was arrested several times by the regime of former President Hosni Mubarak, died of Covid-19

Iraqi children 'forced to live among corpses and bombs'

27 November, 2020

Hundreds of Iraqi families forced out of camps are living in horrific conditions, the charity Save the Children said.

Morocco upholds jail terms for Sahrawis over 2010 killings

26 November, 2020

The court has upheld life sentences for 23 Sahrawis over the killings of 11 security personnel 10 years ago.

Refugees in Britain: Covid-19 and the loneliness epidemic

26 November, 2020

Public discourse on refugees often centres solely on their material needs. However, the Covid-19 crisis shows that the deep desire for community and belonging cannot be ignored.

US blacklists Libya militia tied to murders, torture

25 November, 2020

The US has imposed sanctions on Libya's Kaniyat militia, which is allegedly behind multiple murders, kidnapping and torture.

Iran frees British-Australian academic in exchange for three Iranians

25 November, 2020

Iranian state TV has reported that authorities have freed Kylie Moore-Gilbert, a British-Australian academic held in the country for over two years, in exchange for three Iranians imprisoned abroad.

Jailed Saudi activist’s trial transferred to terrorism court

25 November, 2020

The trial of jailed Saudi womens’ rights activist Loujain Al-Hathloul has been transferred to a court dealing with terrorism cases, her family has said

Hunger-striking Saudi activist's trial resumes Wednesday: family

24 November, 2020

The trial of Loujain Hathloul began in March 2019, but campaigners and her family say court sessions are arbitrarily announced and closed to diplomats and journalists.

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