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The conviction of Eyad Al-Gharib is a historic moment for Syrian victims of torture.

Comment: Israel has determined separate and unequal regimes for Israelis and Palestinians, and enshrined them in laws that assert the control of one group over the other, writes Jonathan Kuttab.

India arrests activist over Greta Thunberg-shared 'toolkit'

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India arrests activist over Greta Thunberg-shared 'toolkit'

The police claim the protest guide is evidence of a conspiracy "to wage economic, social, cultural and regional war against India".

Saudi <em>court</em> sentences woman activist to eight years imprisonment

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Saudi court sentences woman activist to eight years imprisonment

Saudi human rights defender Israa Al-Ghomgham, 32, was sentenced to eight years in prison for documenting protests in the Al-Qatif region.

Bereaved Gazans look to ICC for closure

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Bereaved Gazans look to ICC for closure

Palestinians in the besieged Gaza Strip hope Israel will face justice at the Hague over alleged war crimes in 2014.

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Ilhan Omar 'disappointed' by Biden administration's Israel policy

In an interview with Alaraby TV, US congresswoman Ilhan Omar said she was "disappointed" by the Biden administration's policy on Israel and the Palestinian territories.

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British barrister Karim Khan elected ICC's new chief prosecutor

Karim Khan will be only the third prosecutor of the ICC, taking over in June from Gambian-born Fatou Bensouda.

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Olympic powerbroker to go on trial in Geneva

Sheikh Ahmad al-Fahad al-Sabah will go on trial for forgery, allegations he claims are motivated by political factions within Kuwait.

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HRW accuses Australia of 'blocking' justice for Palestinians

Human Rights Watch condemned remarks by Australia's Foreign Minister saying that the country did not recognise the International ...

US urges settlement halt amid major Israeli expansion plan

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US urges settlement halt amid major Israeli expansion plan

The US called on Israel to stop settlement activity as the Jewish National Fund green-lighted a policy allowing it to spend millions on ...

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Palestinian killed by settler car ramming in Jordan Valley

A Palestinian man was killed and two injured after an Israeli settler rammed his car into them while they were hiking in the Jordan valley area ...

Hungary, Germany voice opposition to ICC ruling

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Hungary, Germany voice opposition to ICC ruling

The two European countries are the first to publicly oppose the ICC ruling, after Israeli Foreign Minister Gabi Ashkenazi made frantic calls to ...

ICC probe is first real test for Biden administration

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ICC probe is first real test for Biden administration

Comment: If he is to rebuild trust with Palestinians, Biden must not stand in the way of the ICC investigation into Israeli war crimes, writes ...

Israeli forces harass Palestinian family picnicking in West Bank

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Israeli forces harass Palestinian family picnicking in West Bank

A video which shows Jewish settlers in the West Bank forcing a Palestinian family to leave a picnic.

Israel to demolish 38 Palestinian homes in West Bank

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Israel to demolish 38 Palestinian homes in West Bank

The Jerusalem Planning Board rejected a master plan that would have given construction permits to local residents of al-Walaja, between ...

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Israel panics after ICC pledges to investigate 'war crimes'

The foreign ministry sent a classified cable to Israeli ambassadors for them to ask for support around the world against the ICC ruling

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Israel to defend troops following ICC war crimes ruling

The ICC's ruling opens the way to investigate alleged war crimes committed in the 2014 Israeli-Palestinian conflict in Gaza.

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ICC ruling heralds war crimes probe in Palestinian territories

The ICC ruled that it had jurisdiction over the situation in the occupied Palestinian territories, paving the way for a war crimes probe.

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Egypt frees Jazeera journalist after 4 years jail: security

There had been repeated calls for his release, including from human rights watchdog Amnesty International, after a Cairo prosecutor in ...

Lord's Resistance Army commander guilty of war crimes: ICC

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Lord's Resistance Army commander guilty of war crimes: ICC

Dominic Ongwen was found guilty of crimes including the crime of forced pregnancy relating to women he took as sex slaves.

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Moscow court orders Kremlin foe Navalny to prison

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, the most prominent critic of President Vladimir Putin, has been sentenced to more than two and a half ...

Fears for Rohingya Muslims after Myanmar coup

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Fears for Rohingya Muslims after Myanmar coup

Myanmar's sanctioned military chief, accused of directing the Rohingya 'genocide', is now the country's de-facto ruler.

Florida anti-protest bill threatens even tighter chokehold on communities

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Florida anti-protest bill threatens even tighter chokehold on communities

Comment: Conservatives in Florida are introducing a new anti-protest bill, but make no mistake about its intended target, writes Hiba Rahim.

Biden undoes Trump migration orders, pushes for major reform

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Biden undoes Trump migration orders, pushes for major reform

Scribbled signatures from his pen on Wednesday lifted an entry ban for people from many majority Muslim nations and halted construction of ...

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