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Dozens of women who were raped during the brutal dispersal of a Khartoum sit-in camp one year ago are forced to wrestle with their trauma alone.

The transitional authorities have formed a committee to probe the massacre but have yet to announce its findings.

Sudan protesters rally one year after bloody crackdown

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Sudan protesters rally one year after bloody crackdown

Sudanese protesters took to the streets on the anniversary of the bloody crackdown, in which men in military fatigues killed at least 128 people.

Migrants face Yemen conflict, coronavirus to reach Gulf states

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Migrants face Yemen conflict, coronavirus to reach Gulf states

Yemen's 'hidden' migrant population has become even more vulnerable as the coronavirus crisis hits the war-torn nation.

The Middle East at war with coronavirus

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The Middle East at war with coronavirus

In today's roundup: First Covid-19 death reported in Bangladesh's refugee camps, Saudi Arabia's mosques reopen and Yemen's influx of migrants ...

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The Iraq Report: Pro-Iran MPs demand Saudi 'reparations'

Lawmakers close to Iran are trying to pass legislation that would force Riyadh to pay reparations to Iraqi victims of terrorism perpetrated by Saudi nationals.

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Iraq to investigate abductions, torture during protests

Iraq's government said it would investigate the abduction and torture of Iraqis during ongoing anti-government protests outlined by a UN report ...

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Moroccan editor in pre-trial detention over sex claim

A Moroccan judge placed the head of an independent daily newspaper in pre-trial detention for suspected sexual assault, his lawyer said.

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Israel's Netanyahu is going on trial for corruption

Netanyahu is Israel's longest serving prime minister, and has made history for becoming the country's first sitting leader to go on trial.

Iraqis abducted, tortured during anti-government protests: UN

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Iraqis abducted, tortured during anti-government protests: UN

Dozens of Iraqis who took part in anti-government demonstrations since late last year were subjected to abductions and torture, a new United ...

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Libyan social media call for release of kidnapped woman

After a young woman was kidnapped from her home in Tripoli, Libyans have launched a social media campaign to raise awareness about her abduction.

Investigators build genocide case against IS Yazidi crimes

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Investigators build genocide case against IS Yazidi crimes

Investigators at the CIJA have launched an investigation into IS treatment of Yazidi women in Iraq.

Traumatised Rohingya fear impact of cyclone on prison island

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Traumatised Rohingya fear impact of cyclone on prison island

Tensions are rising on the remote prison island of Bhasan Char, where some 300 Rohingya refugees were shipped after being rescued from ...

Syrian on trial in Germany denies torturing prison inmates

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Syrian on trial in Germany denies torturing prison inmates

Anwar Raslan claimed he had "helped to free" detainees, rather than torturing them.

Two years on, Saudi women's rights activists await trials

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Two years on, Saudi women's rights activists await trials

Human rights groups have marked the two-year anniversary of the arrest of Saudi Arabia's leading women's rights activists by calling for an ...

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Facebook apologises for role in 2018 Sri Lanka unrest

Facebook has apologised for its role in the 2018 deadly unrest in Sri Lanka, after an investigation found incendiary content on the platform may have enabled violence against Muslims.

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Sudan's fight against FGM has only just begun

Sudan's decision to outlaw female genital mutilation is a small step on the long road to achieving gender equality.

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German court rejects Iraqi's appeal over killing of teen

Ali Bashar was sentenced to life in prison by the Wiesbaden state court in July following a four-month trial in a case that fuelled tensions ...

Kamal Afzali

Escaping the shadow pandemic of gender-based violence in Afghanistan

The New Arab's series 'Together Against Coronavirus' looks at how NGOs in the Middle East and beyond are tackling Covid-19.

ICC working on new Libya arrest warrants, prosecutor confirms

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ICC working on new Libya arrest warrants, prosecutor confirms

Military commanders allied to Haftar's LNA may face responsibility for crimes committed by their forces during the offensive to take the Libyan ...

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Investigation reveals widespread torture in Saudi women's prisons

A documentary by Al Jazeera revealed shocking testimonies from female former detainees about the extent of torture and sexual harassment in ...

ICC-accused former Sudanese official tests positive for coronavirus

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ICC-accused former Sudanese official tests positive for coronavirus

Ahmed Haroun, a former state governor and minister, is wanted by the International Criminal Court over Darfur war crimes charges.

Saudi Arabia eliminates death penalty for minors

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Saudi Arabia eliminates death penalty for minors

Saudi Arabia ended the death penalty for crimes committed by minors after effectively abolishing floggings as the kingdom seeks to blunt ...

Assad's henchmen in the dock, Syrians inch towards justice

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Assad's henchmen in the dock, Syrians inch towards justice

Comment: Assad's torturous regime prevails, but the trial in Germany that puts his accused henchmen in the dock is a step closer to justice for ...

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