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Detained migrants in Saudi Arabia allege torture and other abuse

Detained migrants in Saudi Arabia allege torture and other abuse

The New York-based international organization for the Defense of Human Rights, Human Rights Watch (HRW), has released a new report denouncing the dire conditions faced by migrant workers in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia during…

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Rights group slams Azerbaijan’s inhumane treatment of Armenian POW and ask to end the same

Rights group slams Azerbaijan’s inhumane treatment of Armenian POW and ask to end the same

On Wednesday, Human Rights Watch launched a report raising the issue of mistreatment of Armenian Prisoners of War (POW) by Azerbaijan. The rights group said that the during the recent violent conflict between the two…

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Somalia: Months after health care workers’ executions by armed men, Government investigations still pending

Somalia: Months after health care workers’ executions by armed men, Government investigations still pending

Somalia Army Men: It been six months since seven health workers and a pharmacist was abducted by Somalia army men, who were later found dead with bullet shots on their bodies. What’s shocking was not…

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Nigerian govt to be sanctioned by UK for human rights abuses

Nigerian govt to be sanctioned by UK for human rights abuses

The UK Parliament has called on the British government to impose international sanctions against the Nigerian government over human rights violations by officials and security agencies against citizens during the EndSARS protests. The UK Parliament…

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Blogger jailed in Tunisia for exposing MB extremist imam

Blogger jailed in Tunisia for exposing MB extremist imam

The Tunisian blogger Wajdi Mahouechi has been sentenced to two years in prison for posting a Facebook video deemed offensive by a Tunis court last week. Several human rights organizations, both locally and internationally, condemned…

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Africa’s governance, human rights plunge in 10 years: Survey

Africa’s governance, human rights plunge in 10 years: Survey

The governance performance of Africa deteriorated in the year 2019 for the first time in almost 10 years, according to a survey published by the Ibrahim Index of African Governance (IIAG) on Monday. The report…

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Will Saudi Arabia abolish the controversial kafala labor system?

Will Saudi Arabia abolish the controversial kafala labor system?

As per reports, the Saudi regime is looking forward to abolishing the controversial Kafala labor system in 2021. Under the system, nearly 10 million migrant laborers’ legal status lies in the hands of their managers.…

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WA’s hard border since the virus outbreak causing undue hardship for families, HRW says

WA’s hard border since the virus outbreak causing undue hardship for families, HRW says

According to the Human Rights Watch report, since the beginning of the outbreak of the Coronavirus pandemic, the Western Australian government has forced stricter limitations on citizens. Five days ago, the Opposition Leader Liza Harvey…

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The British condemn the new military agreement with Doha

The British condemn the new military agreement with Doha

After the unsuccessful interventions in Iraq, Afghanistan, Libya, Syria, and Yemen, Europeans continue to ask their governments not to finance further military campaigns and to not sell weapons to bloody regimes like Qatar, which use…

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In a human rights catastrophe Greece moves to pushback refugees

In a human rights catastrophe Greece moves to pushback refugees

An investigation conducted by The Guardian, which included interviews with five victims of pushbacks, 10 NGOs which are working across the Aegean Sea, including Human Rights Watch, Aegean Boat Report and Josoor, and a series…

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