Search Results for: "Human Rights Watch"

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By Nicoletta Fagiolo On Thursday, June 23rd, 2016
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What is Human Rights Watch watching?

Nicoletta Fagiolo (nsnbc) : In what looks increasingly like a “criminalization of international justice”, the International Criminal Court (ICC) is currently holding a trial against two non-violent and democratic More...

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By nsnbc On Sunday, August 31st, 2014

Egyptian Human Rights Watch ´eyewitness` arrested for giving false testimony

Amira El-Fekki (TCP) : Security forces in Alexandria arrested an adjunct professor of sciences at Alexandria University on Saturday morning at Dawn, Al-Masry Al-Youm reported. The man arrested, Mohamed Tarek, was More...

By New Eastern Outlook On Wednesday, August 13th, 2014

Egypt Denies Entry to Human Rights Watch Chief and Top-Officials

Christof Lehmann (NEO) : Human Rights Watch Executive Director Ken Roth and other senior Human Rights Watch officials were denied entry into Egypt at their arrival at Cairo International Airport on Monday August More...

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By nsnbc On Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016

Syrian Women in Lebanon at Risk of Exploitation and Trafficking

nsnbc : Syrian girls and women in Lebanon are at particular risk of trafficking into forced prostitution and sexual exploitation reveal consistent reports, substantiated by rights organizations. The risk is, however, More...

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By nsnbc On Tuesday, July 19th, 2016
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Britain’s part in torture and rendition is still kept hidden 15 years after 9/11

Sam Raphael (TC) : Even as the Chilcot Report lays bare the sad story of the UK’s decision to join in the 2003 invasion of Iraq, a veil is still drawn over another dark aspect of Britain’s partnership with George More...

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By Fahwad Al-Khadoumi On Tuesday, July 12th, 2016

Turkey Blocks UN Probe Into Military’s Killings in Kurdistan

Fahwad Al-Khadoumi (nsnbc) : The Turkish government is blocking access for independent investigations, including investigations by the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, into alleged More...

By IMEMC On Wednesday, June 29th, 2016

London High Court Rules in Favor of BDS Groups

IMEMC : A pro-Israel group has lost its legal action against three local authorities who passed resolutions in support of the Palestinians. Yesterday’s High Court, in London, ruling in favor of three councils More...

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By IMEMC On Sunday, June 19th, 2016

Israel plans to extend 13-year old ‘temporary’ law that has left 247 Palestinian children with no legal status

Celine Hagbard (IMEMC) : A committee of the Israeli Knesset is discussing the extension, for another year, of a 13-year old law that has been extended each year as a ‘temporary’ measure. The law prohibits nearly More...

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By Michaela Whitton On Thursday, May 26th, 2016

UK Trains or Arms Half the Countries on Its List of Human Rights Abusers

Michaela Whitton (AM) :  New research has shown the U.K. is providing military training and support to over half the countries named on its own watchlist of human rights abusers. An investigation by Campaign Against More...

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By nsnbc On Sunday, May 1st, 2016

Journalist Deported from Jordan – Interviewee Arrested and Disappeared

nsnbc : The Japanese investigative journalist and historian Siraj Davis and his wife, an Iraqi refugee, call on international rights organizations to respond to rights violations and harassment by Jordanian authorities. More...