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Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor has called on Denmark to rethink its decision to return Syrian refugees to Damascus.

The Danish government has revoked the residencies of dozens of Syrian refugees, the first European country to do so, as part of new anti-immigration legislation.

Lessons in intolerance

Khaled Diab

Lessons in intolerance

Comment: Those protesting images of the prophet being shown in a class on blasphemy display the kind of intolerance our schools are working to overcome, writes Khaled Diab.

Dismantling Denmark's white ghetto mentality

Khaled Diab

Dismantling Denmark's white ghetto mentality

Comment: The concentration of immigrants in certain poor neighbourhoods is far more a sign of the ghetto mentality of Denmark's majority than ...

<em>Denmark</em> mulls repatriation of jihadists' children

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Denmark mulls repatriation of jihadists' children

Denmark is considering repatriating the children of Danish jihadists in Syria.

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UNHRC votes in favour of Israel arms embargo

The UN Human Rights Council has voted in favour of a resolution that calls for an arms embargo against Israel, where they could be used to violate human rights.

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EU slaps sanctions on Chinese officials over Uighur abuses

The European Union is sanctioning four Chinese officials accused of responsibility for abuses against Uighurs, as part of a raft of measures ...

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Tanzania’s Samia Hassan becomes Africa’s first-ever Muslim woman president

Tanzanian Samia Suluhu Hassan has become the African continent’s first ever Muslim woman president following the mysterious death of ...

Tara Brian

How European arms companies are aiding Yemen's war crimes

In-depth: An investigation into the involvement of Italian-made weapons in a deadly Saudi-led coalition airstrike raises the possibility of ...

<em>Denmark</em> to limit 'non-western' residents in some areas

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Denmark to limit 'non-western' residents in some areas

Denmark's plans for limits on 'non-western residents' have sparked outrage in Europe.

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Swiss face coverings ban reveals a racist, paranoid right-wing

Comment: The Swiss ban on the burqa and ski masks is a handy catchall policy that stirs up Islamophobic sentiment and targets protesters all at ...

Tunisian film nominated for Oscars for the first time

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Tunisian film nominated for Oscars for the first time

'The Man Who Sold His Skin' is the 10th African film to be nominated in the Best International Film category.

Arsonists target Sweden Muslim children's school

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Arsonists target Sweden Muslim children's school

The assailants were captured on CCTV as they smashed the school's windows and threw flammable materials inside.

WHO insists AstraZeneca vaccine 'safe' amid setbacks

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WHO insists AstraZeneca vaccine 'safe' amid setbacks

Several countries suspended the rollout of the AstraZeneca vaccine over blood clot fears, but the World Health Organisation said it's still safe ...

After massive delays, Israel starts vaccinating Palestinian workers

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After massive delays, Israel starts vaccinating Palestinian workers

Israel started vaccinated Palestinians working in the country and in the West Bank settlements after several delays

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Swiss voters narrowly back Muslim 'burqa ban'

The so-called anti-burqa vote comes after years of debate in Switzerland following similar bans in other European countries.

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France chides EU allies over Israel Covid-19 vaccine plan

In a thinly-veiled snub to Austria and Denmark, France's foreign minister criticised what he called "attempts at secession" over the ...

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Denmark withdraws residency permits from 94 Syrian refugees

Denmark has withdrawn residency permits from 94 Syrian refugees, saying that conditions in the war-ravaged area around Damascus are ...

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Pentagon: US contractor dies in Iraq rocket attack

A contractor died when at least 10 rockets slammed into an air base housing US and other coalition troops in western Iraq.

Danish MP suggests cooperation with Assad to return refugees

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Danish MP suggests cooperation with Assad to return refugees

The suggestion comes in conjunction with efforts by the ruling centre-left government, headed by Mette Fredricksen, to provide "temporary ...

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US to seek seat on UN human rights body

The US will rejoin the United Nations Human Rights Council, after the previous administration of Donald Trump withdrew.

German 'IS leader' handed lengthy prison sentence

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German 'IS leader' handed lengthy prison sentence

Abu Walaa has been sentenced to 10 years and six months for running a jihadist network and helping fighters travel to Syria and Iraq.

Fourteen arrested in <em>Denmark</em>, Germany for planning attack

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Fourteen arrested in Denmark, Germany for planning attack

Authorities in Denmark and Germany have been arrested for planning a terror attack, with three of the accused said to be Syrian ...

US moves to rejoin UN rights council

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US moves to rejoin UN rights council

The decision is likely to draw criticism from conservative US lawmakers and many in the pro-Israel community.

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