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Three Muslim groups refused to back the French government's anti-extremism charter.

President Emmanuel Macron praised French Muslim leaders after they agreed on a "charter of principles" aimed at combatting sectarianism and radicalised teachings.

Twitter suspends QAnon-linked Republican lawmaker's account

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Twitter suspends QAnon-linked Republican lawmaker's account

Marjorie Taylor Greene, a newly elected Republican congresswoman, has been temporarily suspended on Twitter for 'multiple violations'

Twitter chief says Trump ban sets 'dangerous' precedent

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Twitter chief says Trump ban sets 'dangerous' precedent

Twitter chief Jack Dorsey said his platform's ban of US President Donald Trump sets a "dangerous" precedent.

Rights group urges Facebook to suspend Myanmar military campaigns

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Rights group urges Facebook to suspend Myanmar military campaigns

Burma Campaign UK questioned Facebook’s decision to suspend Donald Trump’s account for inciting violence while continuing to allow the Burmese ...

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Twitter boots Trump to stop violence-sparking tweets

Twitter has banned US President Donald Trump from its platform in the aftermath of the attack on the US Capitol.

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UK under fire for forcing anti-Semitism definition on universities

A group of lawyers have written an open letter condemning the UK minister's threats and accusing him of undermining free expression.

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Biden calls on pro-Trump mob to 'pull back'

President-elect Joe Biden condemned the mob of Trump supporters that stormed the US Capitol.

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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.

UK judge refuses extradition of WikiLeaks founder Assange

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UK judge refuses extradition of WikiLeaks founder Assange

A British court has ruled against the extradition of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, with the judge saying he was likely to commit suicide if ...

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Turkish court sentences editor to 27 years in prison

A Turkish court has sentenced a journalist of one of the country's biggest newspapers to 27 years in prison on espionage charges.

Syria Insight: The Assad regime's battle for religious legitimacy

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Syria Insight: The Assad regime's battle for religious legitimacy

Bashar Al-Assad is once again trying to claim the state's legitimacy in the religious sphere.

Algeria announces heavy restrictions on online media amid condemnation

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Algeria announces heavy restrictions on online media amid condemnation

Algerian authorities have imposed new censorship measures on online media which journalists have condemned as ‘grotesque’.

Fighting to advance the hard-won freedoms of Tunisia's revolution

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Fighting to advance the hard-won freedoms of Tunisia's revolution

In-depth: From women's rights to freedom of expression, progressives in Tunisia's young democracy are fighting to preserve and advance the ...

14 due verdicts over links to 2015 Paris attackers

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14 due verdicts over links to 2015 Paris attackers

Three of the 14 fled to Syria just ahead of the Jan. 7-9, 2015 attacks in Paris, which left 17 dead along with the three gunmen.

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Turkey summons Iranian ambassador over Azeri poem tensions

The poem the Turkish president recited was considered offensive.

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Turkey fines social media companies $3.8 million

Facebook, YouTube, TikTok and other major social media companies have failed to comply with Turkish Internet regulations which human rights ...

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Jailed Saudi activist in terrorism court on 'spurious' charges

Loujain al-Hathloul's court case, which is being heavily criticised by the international community, has begun.

Trump shows no surrender in first post-election rally

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Trump shows no surrender in first post-election rally

During his first post-poll rally, US President Donald Trump launched into another litany of allegations that the polls won handily by Democrat ...

Malia Bouattia

The uses and abuses of how we define antisemitism

Comment: The IHRA's definition of antisemitism is being used to attack free speech, repress social justice work and ...

The soundtrack of the Arab uprisings in 10 songs

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The soundtrack of the Arab uprisings in 10 songs

Few of the pro-democracy protesters who took the Middle East by storm in 2011 had a flag to raise or leader to follow. But all had a song to ...

Turkey blocks Jay Z's Tidal streaming service

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Turkey blocks Jay Z's Tidal streaming service

Tidal failed to comply with new internet regulations, the Turkish government said.

Islamophobia on the rise 'like never before': Turkish FM

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Islamophobia on the rise 'like never before': Turkish FM

The Turkish official raised concerns over a growing trend of overt Islamophobia, particularly in Europe.

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