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A new report on China commissioned by the US found that the Asian country may have committed genocide against its Uighur Muslim population.

Despite travel restrictions, a team of Israelis have entered Saudi Arabia to compete in the 2021 Dakar Rally.

Capitol rioters sought to 'capture and assassinate' lawmakers: prosecutors

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Capitol rioters sought to 'capture and assassinate' lawmakers: prosecutors

"Strong evidence... supports that the intent of the Capitol rioters was to capture and assassinate elected officials in the United States government."

Egypt court prolongs <em>detention</em> of social media influencers

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Egypt court prolongs detention of social media influencers

An Egyptian court prolonged the detention of two young women over charges of human trafficking.

Ghosn meeting with French investigators postponed: lawyers

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Ghosn meeting with French investigators postponed: lawyers

French and Lebanese investigative judges as well as the defence lawyers postponed a meeting with Carlos Ghosn

Mohammed Harun Arsalai and Tara Ansari Esfahani

How Europe's inhumane border is keeping refugees in Africa

Comment: Europe's 'externalisation' policies have essentially pushed its borders deep into Africa, write Tara Ansari Esfahani and Mohammed Harun Arsalai.

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Detained Turkish students 'beaten' after Istanbul University protests

Turkish security forces 'beat' and 'strip-searched' students detained over anti-government protests, their lawyer alleged.

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'Bargaining tools': Saudi speeds up trials before Biden era

With the Biden administration expected to take a firmer stance on Saudi Arabia's human rights record, the Gulf kingdom is putting on trial and ...

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WikiLeaks founder Assange denied bail despite US extradition block

Julian Assange has been denied bail and must now remain in custody in Britain, a London court ruled.

Activists call for Saudi Dakar Rally boycott

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Activists call for Saudi Dakar Rally boycott

Competitors in Dakar Rally will pass within a few hundred metres of the prison where women's rights activist Loujain al-Hathloul is being held.

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Algerian hunger strikers hospitalised in prison protest

Three imprisoned Algerian activists were hospitalised following their hunger strike protesting their detention.

Israeli forces shoot dead Palestinian man in occupied Bethlehem

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Israeli forces shoot dead Palestinian man in occupied Bethlehem

Ahed Ikhlil, 25, was shot and killed by Israeli forces in town of Beit Ummar, situated between Hebron and Bethlehem after he allegedly tried to ...

Algerian jailed for 3 years for political protest memes

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Algerian jailed for 3 years for political protest memes

Another Algerian has been jailed as Tebboune's government continues its crackdown on free speech.

Syrians forced into extortionate bribes to contact imprisoned relatives

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Syrians forced into extortionate bribes to contact imprisoned relatives

Families of imprisoned Syrians are forced to pay huge amounts to contact their imprisoned relatives, according to the Association of Detainees ...

Assange faces UK court ruling on extradition to US

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Assange faces UK court ruling on extradition to US

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange faces a UK court ruling over whether he should be extradited to the United States on espionage charges.

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Harvard students say US must help free detained Uighur

Ekpar Asat was detained after taking part in a State Department-linked exchange programme in the US.

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Sudan ratifies anti-torture treaty three decades after signing

The announcement comes after the death of a Sudanese activist under torture last month.

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Turkey arrested 340 IS suspects in December: report

One suspect arrested in Turkey is thought to have links to a suspect in a recent terror attack in Austria.

Kamal Afzali

India's Assam state passes bill banning Islamic schools

The bill in Assam, home to India's notorious detention camps, replaces existing acts which legislated funding and support for Madrasas ...

Turkey says it won't deport Uighurs to China

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Turkey says it won't deport Uighurs to China

China ratified an extradition treaty with Turkey last week, sparking fears among the Uighur exile community.

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Apple supplier 'using forced Uighur labour': report

Apple has denied any role or connection to forced labour practices in China following the release of a report by the Tech Transparency Project.

Turkey's top court backs jailing of rights defender Kavala

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Turkey's top court backs jailing of rights defender Kavala

The internationally recognised patron of culture and the arts is still in prison despite having been acquitted in February in connection with ...

Alarm over health of German woman held in Iran

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Alarm over health of German woman held in Iran

Nahid Taghavi was arrested at her Tehran apartment on October 16 after years fighting for human rights in Iran, in particular for women's rights ...

The fear inspired by Blackwater, US military in Iraq

Elijah J. Magnier

The fear inspired by Blackwater, US military in Iraq

Though Nisour Square was 13 years ago, the release of the Blackwater guards from prison opened up old wounds for the families of those killed, ...

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