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Human Rights Watch says Lebanon's current legislation on sexual harassment only deals with it as a criminal matter, neglecting prevention, monitoring, and labour law reform.

The Muslim Council of Britain has released a report with advise about how to combat Islamophobia and discrimination in British institutions.

Boris Johnson dismisses concern for Yemen amid aid cuts

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Boris Johnson dismisses concern for Yemen amid aid cuts

The British premier said in his weekly session of Prime Minister's Questions that the crisis in Yemen was not among the 'issues of the hour'.

UK <em>Labour</em> Party slammed over hiring of Israeli ex-spy

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UK Labour Party slammed over hiring of Israeli ex-spy

Lawyers acting for a British-Palestinian activist have complained to the Labour Party after it hired a former member of a controversial ...

Biden administration backs contentious IHRA definition of anti-Semitism

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Biden administration backs contentious IHRA definition of anti-Semitism

The IHRA definition has been adopted by a number of countries but has been criticised by lawyers, academics and activists for allegedly ...

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China smears female Uighur ex-detainees as 'inferior', adulterers

Chinese officials have targeted Uighur former detainees in recent months, rejecting allegations of forced sterilisation and abuse.

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Muslim MSP Anas Sarwar elected new Scottish Labour leader

Anas Sarwar has become the first ethnic minority leader of a major political party in the UK.

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Biden overturns Trump ban on green card applicants

The ban prevented family members from joining their loved ones in the US.

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Lebanon hospital 'refused to vaccinate Palestinian man'

The allegation comes amid concerns over the equitable distribution of Covid-19 vaccines in Lebanon.

Saudi Arabia says 'men only' job ads are illegal

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Saudi Arabia says 'men only' job ads are illegal

The Saudi government has enacted a series of social and economic reforms under Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.

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US urged to reintroduce bill banning Uighur forced-labour products

The bill would allow a US president to force sanction on anyone responsible for the labour trafficking of Uighurs and other Muslim ...

UK's PM eyes end to lockdown amid vaccine success

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UK's PM eyes end to lockdown amid vaccine success

Prime Minister Boris Johnson is set to start unwinding England's third and - he hopes - final coronavirus lockdown, as a quickening UK-wide ...

BBC refuses to apologise over 'Islamophobic' interview

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BBC refuses to apologise over 'Islamophobic' interview

The BBC issued a statement on Friday that did not address complaints about hostility to the Muslim Council of Britain's president.

Williamson's 'free speech champion' is a contradiction in terms

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Williamson's 'free speech champion' is a contradiction in terms

Comment: The education secretary has done more than enough to harm UK academia, the last thing we need is a Tory envoy policing free speech, ...

Open letter slams BBC after 'Islamophobic' interview

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Open letter slams BBC after 'Islamophobic' interview

The letter by Jewish Voice for Labour calls on the BBC to issue a statement in which it recommits to engage with Muslim women “in good ...

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Libya: Ten years after uprising, abusive militias evade justice

It is the 10-year anniversary of the overthrowing of Gaddafi, and not much as changed, Amnesty International argues.

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Saudi woman sentenced to death over Bangladeshi worker's killing

The woman's husband and son also received jail sentences over the killing of Abiron Begum Ansar.

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Saudi Arabia pushes companies to move headquarters to kingdom

Saudi Arabia will stop doing business with foreign companies with regional headquarters outside the kingdom starting in 2024, state media said.

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Turkish hackers target Dutch MEP 'over support for democrats'

Kati Piri routinely angered Ankara with her criticism of alleged Turkish rights violations.

How human traffickers are exploiting Covid-19 in North Africa

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How human traffickers are exploiting Covid-19 in North Africa

In-depth: Human trafficking has been pushed deeper into the shadows by the pandemic, with criminal gangs exploiting the economic fallout from ...

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US lawmakers urge UK to help end Yemen war

The lawmakers' comments indicate that the US could pressure the UK to stop arms sales to Saudi Arabia.

China bans BBC World News for content 'violation'

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China bans BBC World News for content 'violation'

A recent BBC report broadcast claims of the systematic rape and sexual abuse of women at detention camps for ethnic Uighurs and other Muslims in ...

Morocco faces questions over factory drownings

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Morocco faces questions over factory drownings

At least 28 people died when heavy rain flooded a basement factory in the port city of Tangiers, prompting calls for justice in Morocco.

'Boycott Beijing Olympics' over 'Muslim genocide', British MPs demand

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'Boycott Beijing Olympics' over 'Muslim genocide', British MPs demand

Senior UK politicians have urged British athletes to boycott next year's Winter Olympics in Beijing in response to a 'genocide' against Uighurs ...

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