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Comment: An open letter from more than 150 personalities from the Arab world, calling for the release of Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails and prisoners of conscience in the region.

A UK tribunal has awarded thousands in compensation to a Muslim woman called a ‘P*ki’ and ‘curry muncher’ by her director who fired her without paying her entitled benefits.

Fears over Egyptian judiciary's independence arise after Sisi appointments

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Fears over Egyptian judiciary's independence arise after Sisi appointments

The independence of the Egyptian judicary is now at risk after the presidency appointed top judges for the first time in Egypt's modern history.

The Swiss man who said 'Allahu akbar'

Ruqaya Izzidien

The Swiss man who said 'Allahu akbar'

Comment: Fined for saying 'Allahu akbar'? Freedom of speech, but not for Switzerland's Muslims, writes Ruqaya Izzidien.

UN chief: Syria should be referred to the ICC

The New Arab

UN chief: Syria should be referred to the ICC

The UN secretary-general has called on the security council to refer Syria to the ICC for the country to reach ‘sustainable peace.’

The New Arab

Egypt's 'Red Sea islands handover' takes another turn

President Sisi's bid to handover two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia hit another stumbling block after an Egyptian constitutional panel backed the high court's decision to quash the demarcation.

Al-Araby al-Jadeed staff

Operation Cesar: Syrian regime crimes exposed

Al-Araby al-Jadeed publishes excerpts from the book Operation Cesar, the testimony of a dissident photographer who worked for the regime before ...

Diana Darke

Searching for justice in Syria

Comment: Despite a society gripped by war and deception, justice can still be found in Syria, says Diana Darke.

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