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The UN released a list of companies complicit in violating Palestinian human rights, in the first-ever international attempt to name and shame businesses connected to Israel's illegal settlement industry.

As Syrians face pressure from host countries to return home, many face dangers of returning to a broken state where they will be pushed into government forces or suffer prosecution.

Cybercrime in the UAE: Curtailing freedom of expression

Hannah Wallace

Cybercrime in the UAE: Curtailing freedom of expression

The internet for many is a forum to express views and opinions, but in the UAE the government has implemented a succession of restrictive laws designed to curtail these freedoms.

A deafening silence surrounds Israeli war crimes in Gaza

Suraya Dadoo

A deafening silence surrounds Israeli war crimes in Gaza

Comment: A new UNHRC report stating that Israel may have committed war crimes in Gaza has met with global silence, writes ...

UAE summons Swiss ambassador over Bahrain human rights remarks

The New Arab

UAE summons Swiss ambassador over Bahrain human rights remarks

The UAE summoned the Swiss ambassador to discuss and condemn a statement made by her country on Tuesday about the human rights situation in ...

Ramona Wadi

False narratives and selective memory in Libya

Comment: A UN Human Rights Council proposal to hold perpetrators accountable for human rights violations in Libya is plagued with ambiguities, and makes several important omissions, argues Ramona Wadi.

Nidal Mohammad Watad

Israel working on preventing war crime prosecutions

An Israeli committee headed by former Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni has been formed to help prevent Israeli soldiers and leaders from being ...

Said Arikat

Dismissing Israel's war crimes undermines Washington's moral fabric

Comment: By rejecting any suggestion that Israel may have been wrong in waging war(s) on Gaza, the United States is losing what credibility it ...

Al-Araby Al-Jadeed & Agencies

UN rights council session on Gaza war begins

A special session, 'boycotted' by Israel, has started in Geneva focusing on the humanitarian situation in occupied Palestinian territories, ...

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