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At least three of the prisoner's family members have been detained since they published the allegations of sexual assault and torture.

Alexei Navalny's Anti-Corruption Foundation gets suspended as the prosecutors try to stop any criticism of President Putin ahead of the elections.

Yemeni minister denies report of Marib takeover by Houthis

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Yemeni minister denies report of Marib takeover by Houthis

Yemen's information minister denied reports that the Houthis captured Al-Kassara area in Marib in a thread of tweets.

Three Palestinians under Israeli administrative detention continue <em>hunger</em> <em>strike</em>

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Three Palestinians under Israeli administrative detention continue hunger strike

The prisoners began their hunger strikes in protest against their imprisonment without charge or trial.

Kremlin aide says Putin-Biden summit possible in June

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Kremlin aide says Putin-Biden summit possible in June

Russia is considering a meeting between Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin in June.

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Moroccan hunger strike journalists in 'danger': families

Omar Radi and Soulaimane Raissouni launched a hunger strike earlier this month, having been held in detention for months awaiting a verdict on their cases.

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Putin's face-offs with the world

President Putin addressed the Federal Assembly to discuss a number of different topics.

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Doctors denied access to 'very weak' Navalny

Doctors were denied access to jailed Russian regime critic Alexei Navalny, adding that he is now 'very weak' and must go to a civilian hospital.

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Yemeni model held in Houthi prison threatens hunger strike

Entisar Al-Hammadi is a model and actress who has been kidnapped by the Yemeni rebel Houthi group, and is now threatening to go on ...

Russia says Navalny to be transferred to prison hospital

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Russia says Navalny to be transferred to prison hospital

Russia's prison service said Monday that hunger-striking Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny would be transferred to a hospital for inmates.

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US warns of 'consequences' if Navalny dies

The United States on Sunday warned Moscow of "consequences" if the hunger-striking Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny dies in prison.

Russia street protests set for April 21: Navalny team

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Russia street protests set for April 21: Navalny team

Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny's health is failing due to his hunger strike in prison, and his team is calling for a protest on ...

Kremlin critic Navalny could 'die any minute': doctors

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Kremlin critic Navalny could 'die any minute': doctors

The jailed opposition leader has been on hunger strike since March 31. His blood potassium levels are now so high he could ...

Algerian rights groups voice alarm over <em>hunger</em>-striking detainees

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Algerian rights groups voice alarm over hunger-striking detainees

Rights group in Algeria have voiced concern over dozens of detainees that are currently on hunger strike.

Morocco called for release of jailed journalists

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Morocco called for release of jailed journalists

Moroccan journalists have called on authorities to release Suleiman Raissouni and Omar Al-Radi, who have been held for several month on ...

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UK Home Office faces investigation into barracks housing refugees

Asylum seekers allegedly face issues with isolation, difficulty accessing legal and medical support, and almost no 'visible security measures'.

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Putin foe Navalny 'sues prison for withholding Quran'

Alexei Navalny alleges that prison officials are refusing to give him the Muslim holy book, whose "deep" study was a "self-improvement" goal he ...

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Russian prison threatens to force-feed Navalny amid weight loss

Russian prison officials are threatening to start force-feeding jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny after losing nearly 10kg.

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Pro-democracy Hirak protesters launch hunger strike in Algerian prison

A group of detained anti-government protesters in Algeria have launched a mass hunger strike in prison.

Biden administration says torture-accused Egypt ex-PM 'had diplomatic immunity'

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Biden administration says torture-accused Egypt ex-PM 'had diplomatic immunity'

Plaintiff Mohamed Soltan said the US State Department has 'erred in its interpretation of the law'.

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Watchdog urges Morocco to release jailed W Sahara journalist

Moroccan authorities are being urged to free Mohamed Lamine Haddi, who has reportedly been force fed in prison.

What's next for Syria under the Biden administration?

Hakim Charles Khatib

What's next for Syria under the Biden administration?

Analysis: Washington is still weighing up its approach to Syria, but the power balance that Russia, Turkey and Iran have built will not be easy ...

Morocco dissident historian to be provisionally released: lawyer

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Morocco dissident historian to be provisionally released: lawyer

Maati Monjib, 60, was taken into custody on December 29 as part of a preliminary investigation into money laundering.

Yemen’s Houthis admit tear-gas caused fire which killed scores

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Yemen’s Houthis admit tear-gas caused fire which killed scores

Yemen’s Houthi rebels have admitted that tear gas fired by guards working for them caused a fire which killed at least 45 migrants at a ...

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