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AllAfrica.com
Leading Journalist Facing TrialMoroccan authorities should drop the case against a leading independent journal
Leading Journalist Facing Trial
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Moroccan authorities should drop the case against a leading independent journalist charged with "harming territorial integrity." Parliament should amend the draft press law currently before it to abolish this offense, designed to punish anyone who... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Condemn Justice Minister's Hate SpeechEgyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi should condemn recent televised remarks
Condemn Justice Minister's Hate Speech
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi should condemn recent televised remarks by his justice minister that appeared to advocate the mass killing of Muslim Brotherhood supporters, Human Rights Watch said today in a letter to the president. In a... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Saudi court orders 800 lashes for poet instead of deathA Palestinian poet convicted in Saudi Arabia of charges including insulting Isl
Saudi court orders 800 lashes for poet instead of death
Brisbane Times / Posted 10 days ago
A Palestinian poet convicted in Saudi Arabia of charges including insulting Islam now faces 800 lashes, his lawyer said on Wednesday, after a court commuted his death sentence. The case has stirred international outrage over the kingdom's harsh... Read more
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WA Today
Saudi court orders 800 lashes for poet instead of deathA Palestinian poet convicted in Saudi Arabia of charges including insulting Isl
Saudi court orders 800 lashes for poet instead of death
WA Today / Posted 10 days ago
A Palestinian poet convicted in Saudi Arabia of charges including insulting Islam now faces 800 lashes, his lawyer said on Wednesday, after a court commuted his death sentence. The case has stirred international outrage over the kingdom's harsh... Read more
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10d
Canberra Times
Saudi court orders 800 lashes for poet instead of deathA Palestinian poet convicted in Saudi Arabia of charges including insulting Isl
Saudi court orders 800 lashes for poet instead of death
Canberra Times / Posted 10 days ago
A Palestinian poet convicted in Saudi Arabia of charges including insulting Islam now faces 800 lashes, his lawyer said on Wednesday, after a court commuted his death sentence. The case has stirred international outrage over the kingdom's harsh... Read more
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10d
The Age
Saudi court orders 800 lashes for poet instead of deathA Palestinian poet convicted in Saudi Arabia of charges including insulting Isl
Saudi court orders 800 lashes for poet instead of death
The Age / Posted 10 days ago
A Palestinian poet convicted in Saudi Arabia of charges including insulting Islam now faces 800 lashes, his lawyer said on Wednesday, after a court commuted his death sentence. The case has stirred international outrage over the kingdom's harsh... Read more
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10d
Sydney Morning Herald
Saudi court orders 800 lashes for poet instead of deathA Palestinian poet convicted in Saudi Arabia of charges including insulting Isl
Saudi court orders 800 lashes for poet instead of death
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 10 days ago
A Palestinian poet convicted in Saudi Arabia of charges including insulting Islam now faces 800 lashes, his lawyer said on Wednesday, after a court commuted his death sentence. The case has stirred international outrage over the kingdom's harsh... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Human Rights Watch Denounces Decline of Tolerance for Dissident Voices in Morocco, Occupied Western SaharaThe Non-Governmental organization, Human Rights Watch said Wednesday, in its an
Human Rights Watch Denounces Decline of Tolerance for Dissident Voices in Morocco, Occupied Western Sahara
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
The Non-Governmental organization, Human Rights Watch said Wednesday, in its annual report on Human Rights, that the tolerance for dissident voices in Morocco and Western Sahara diminished during 2015. Authorities blocked events organized by the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Declining Tolerance for DissentTolerance for dissident voices in Morocco and Western Sahara diminished during
Declining Tolerance for Dissent
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
Tolerance for dissident voices in Morocco and Western Sahara diminished during 2015, Human Rights Watch said today in its World Report 2016. Authorities blocked events organized by the outspoken Moroccan Human Rights Association (AMDH), filed... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
One Year After Shaimaa Al-Sabbagh's Death - Controversy Over Police Tactics ContinuesCairo — Researcher and labor rights activist Shaimaa al-Sabbagh was shot dead a
One Year After Shaimaa Al-Sabbagh's Death - Controversy Over Police Tactics Continues
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 days ago
Cairo — Researcher and labor rights activist Shaimaa al-Sabbagh was shot dead a year ago to the day, just ahead of the fourth anniversary of the Jan. 25 uprising. Sabbagh, 31, was shot after police dispersed a protest of about two dozen people... Read more
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ABC News
'Dirty Brigades' March On? UN Alarmed by Iraqi Forces' Alleged 'Unlawful Killings'Iraqi security forces allegedly continued a disturbing pattern of “unlawful kil
'Dirty Brigades' March On? UN Alarmed by Iraqi Forces' Alleged 'Unlawful Killings'
ABC News / Posted 25 days ago
Iraqi security forces allegedly continued a disturbing pattern of “unlawful killings” and other actions that could be considered war crimes, just weeks after an ABC News investigation exposed a litany of purported atrocities committed by Iraqi forces... Read more
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International Business Times
Ashraf Fayadh: The man whose poetry will be read worldwide in protest at Saudi Arabia's death penalty Writers, poets and institutions will unite the world over tonight (14 January)
Ashraf Fayadh: The man whose poetry will be read worldwide in protest at Saudi Arabia's death penalty
International Business Times / Posted 30 days ago
Writers, poets and institutions will unite the world over tonight (14 January) to show solidarity with Palestinian poet, Ashraf Fayadh, who has been sentenced to death by Saudi Arabia for allegedly renouncing Islam. Fayadh's poetry will be read at... Read more

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