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The US State Department is considering declaring certain high-profile human rights group as anti-Semitic.

Kuwait has handed over three Egyptian residents of the country, alleged to be members of the Muslim Brotherhood to Egypt, where they could face torture.

Rohingya Muslims living in ‘open prison’ in Myanmar: HRW

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Rohingya Muslims living in ‘open prison’ in Myanmar: HRW

Myanmar's Rohingya are living in 'squalid and inhumane' conditions, according to rights groups.

Arab countries arrested, deported exiled Uighurs to China: report

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Arab countries arrested, deported exiled Uighurs to China: report

A number of Muslim-led Middle Eastern countries have arrested exiled Uighur Muslims and deported them to China in collaboration with Beijing, ...

Jordan deports husband of US-wanted Palestinian Ahlam al-Tamimi

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Jordan deports husband of US-wanted Palestinian Ahlam al-Tamimi

The husband of Ahlam al-Tamimi was expelled from Jordan after authorities refused to renew his residency permit.

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US cuts aid to pro-democracy groups in Iran, Belarus

The Open Technology fund has stopped operations in three countries due to the cut in funding.

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Amnesty International slams abuse of refugees in Libya

Amnesty International has urged the EU to reconsider cooperation with Libya, saying that “appalling human rights abuses” were being committed ...

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UK to open first 'migrant camp' in Kent

The UK Home Office has been criticised over plans to house some 400 asylum seekers in disused army barracks near the south coast while their ...

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Moving Moria migrants is humanitarian imperative: Red Cross

Thousands of migrants left homeless by the Lesbos fire must be evacuated to mainland Greece, the Red Cross said.

Turkey 'will not deport' Iranian anti-hijab activist: officials

Gaia Caramazza

Turkey 'will not deport' Iranian anti-hijab activist: officials

Reports claimed the Turkish government promised it will not deport Shariatmadari, and that her detention was simply due to problems with her ...

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African migrants 'left to die' in Saudi detention centres

Saudi Arabia's detention centres designed to contain the coronavirus have come under scrutiny for alleged inhumane conditions.

Asylum for Sale: The intersection of capitalism and migration

Sophia Akram

Asylum for Sale: The intersection of capitalism and migration

Book Club: Through essays, artwork, and photographs, this explosive new book documents the global asylum regime as an industry characterised by ...

UAE-linked accounts urge crackdown on Israel peace deal critics

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UAE-linked accounts urge crackdown on Israel peace deal critics

Twitter accounts linked to the UAE government have threatened social media critics of a recent peace deal with Israel with punishment and ...

Abandoned and forgotten, migrant workers reel from Beirut explosion

Gaia Caramazza & Florence Dixon

Abandoned and forgotten, migrant workers reel from Beirut explosion

Many of those killed by the Beirut explosion were migrant workers. Already a vulnerable group in Lebanon, their plight is now likely to get even ...

Saudi Arabia jails Yemeni blogger over LGBTQ+ rights support

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Saudi Arabia jails Yemeni blogger over LGBTQ+ rights support

The blogger is scheduled to be deported to Yemen, where he faces death threats.

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Turkey 'deporting' Uighur Muslims to China via third countries

Increasing economic dependence on Beijing has forced Turkey to weaken its criticism of China's treatment of Uighur Muslims, a new report alleges.

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Trump administration rescinds rule on international students

The US government has dropped plans to deport international students who have been forced to take their learning online due to coronavirus.

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Calls for UK to halt deportation of Sudanese child

More than 300 lawyers, MPs and other prominent figures have signed a petition to see Jasmine, 11, stay in the UK.

Gregory A. Maniatis

Don't scapegoat migrants for the pandemic

Comment: Governments should take five urgent, essential steps to address the precarious situation of migrants during the pandemic, writes ...

Stephen Miller is a man on a mission

Mobashra Tazamal

Stephen Miller is a man on a mission

Comment: Trump is calling on Stephen Miller's toxic immigration politics to distract from his falling poll numbers and a disastrous handling of ...

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US: International students whose classes move online risk deportation

The US said it would not allow foreign students to remain in the country if all of their classes are moved online in the fall because of the ...

Denmark's dangerous plan to deport Syrians to Assad-controlled Damascus

Florence Dixon

Denmark's dangerous plan to deport Syrians to Assad-controlled Damascus

Denmark's decision to fast-track deportations of Syrians on the basis Damascus is 'safe' has been scorned by experts who deem no part of Syria ...

Saudi poll on legalising alcohol blasted as 'cyber crime'

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Saudi poll on legalising alcohol blasted as 'cyber crime'

The Twitter-vote has received nearly 16,000 comments, many of which characterise the proposal as an affront to public decency.

Trump's attempt to end Obama-era immigration policy ruled unlawful

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Trump's attempt to end Obama-era immigration policy ruled unlawful

Donald Trump's efforts to end legal protects to over half a million young immigrants has been rejected by the highest court in the United ...

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