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The Algerian leadership has proved incapable of addressing people's grievances, instead ramping up its repression of political opponents.

Nine Serbs have been arrested for taking part in the killings of 44 Muslim civilians in the early 1990s.

Saudi Arabia rebuked at UN over abuses, Khashoggi

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Saudi Arabia rebuked at UN over abuses, Khashoggi

In the third joint statement to the council targeting Riyadh since the 2018 killing, the mainly European countries renewed a call for "transparency and holding all those responsible accountable".

Journalist found Mali jihadists' rules for women, trial hears

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Journalist found Mali jihadists' rules for women, trial hears

Dutch journalist Harald Doornbos testified to the ICC against alleged jihadist police chief Al Hassan Ag Abdoul Aziz Ag Mohamed Ag Mahmoud.

For dissidents, Egypt has crossed a chilling new threshold

Sam Hamad

For dissidents, Egypt has crossed a chilling new threshold

Comment: Sisi's heavy-handed persecution of Hassan instils fear and paranoia that will ultimately cause Egyptians at home and abroad to ...

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Fear of coronavirus is triggering child stress in Syria

A mental health crisis is unfolding in Syria and other countries, with stress levels among children skyrocketing due to Covid-19 fears.

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Families of Palestinian detainees in Iraq plead for information

Relatives of Palestinian detainees in Iraq, some of whom have been missing for over ten years, have called on Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi ...

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US bill seeks to resettle Afghan Sikhs, Hindus

The resolution says that deadly attacks on Sikhs and Hindus follow 'a greater pattern' of targeted violence against religious minorities in ...

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US military investigating claim of Iraq-Kuwait border blast

An alleged blast that rocked the Iraq-Kuwait border is being investigated by the US military.

Algerian journalist who covered protests sentenced to three years

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Algerian journalist who covered protests sentenced to three years

Algerian journalist Khaled Drareni, who covered anti-government ‘Hirak’ protests, has been sentenced to three years imprisonment amid ...

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Israel says it arrested Hamas militant who fled Gaza

The announcement confirms weeks of rumours that a Hamas figure had “defected” to Israel.

Missing Rohingya migrants found alive in Malaysia

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Missing Rohingya migrants found alive in Malaysia

Authorities confirmed a group of Rohingya migrants that were feared to be dead were found alive on an island in Malaysia.

Dozens of Rohingya refugees feared dead off Malaysia's coast

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Dozens of Rohingya refugees feared dead off Malaysia's coast

Only one Rohingya refugee from a group of 25 made it ashore after an attempt to swim ashore from their boat.

Kurdish-Iranian refugee author granted asylum in New Zealand

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Kurdish-Iranian refugee author granted asylum in New Zealand

Behrouz Boochani has been granted asylum in New Zealand after being six years in limbo under Australia's immigration policies.

The violent toll of Hindu nationalism on India’s Christians

Hanan Zaffar

The violent toll of Hindu nationalism on India’s Christians

The rise of Hindu nationalism has fuelled unprecedented vigilante violence against India's Christians.

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Malaysia judge drops Rohingya caning after outcry: lawyer

The men arrived in Malaysia by boat in April after a treacherous voyage but were then jailed and sentenced to three strokes of the cane each.

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UK opposition calls for China sanctions over Uighur persecution

China has warned of a 'resolute response' to unilateral sanctions from the UK.

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25 million Iranians infected with coronavirus, Rouhani reveals

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani revealed on Saturday that more than 25 million Iranians have been infected with Covid-19.

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Sudan drops death penalty, flogging for gay sex

Activists praised Sudan's decision to lift the death penalty for gay sex 'as first step', but warned that queer people could still jailed under ...

Covid-19 has become Egypt's unofficial executioner

Sam Hamad

Covid-19 has become Egypt's unofficial executioner

Comment: Sisi's regime knew full well that Scorpion prison's derelict, unsanitary hospital was full of Covid-19 cases, but they sent journalist ...

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Iran says 140 health workers died from coronavirus

Healthcare workers in the front lines are dying of Covid-19, as thousands of others are infected.

ViacomCBS drops Nick Cannon, cites ‘anti-Semitic’ comments

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ViacomCBS drops Nick Cannon, cites ‘anti-Semitic’ comments

ViacomCBS responded to remarks made by Cannon on a podcast discussing racial bias.

Malian jihadist on trial at ICC over Timbuktu destruction

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Malian jihadist on trial at ICC over Timbuktu destruction

Al Hassan is the second Islamist extremist to face trial at the ICC for the destruction of the Timbuktu shrines, following a 2016 landmark ...

Who will stop the Uighur genocide?

Dolkun Isa

Who will stop the Uighur genocide?

Comment: President of the World Uighur Congress, Dolkun Isa denounces China's horrific attempts to eradicate the Uighur people, and the world's ...

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