Sarah Leah Whitson

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Al-Ahram Weekly
Confirmed assets freezes on NGOspushing for the elimination of the country’s most prominent independent human r
Confirmed assets freezes on NGOs
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 2 days ago
pushing for the elimination of the country’s most prominent independent human rights defenders,” Middle East director Sarah Leah Whitson said. The decision was issued one day ahead of President Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi’s visit to New York to... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Egypt freezes assets of leading rights campaignersare single-mindedly pushing for the elimination of the country's most prominent
Egypt freezes assets of leading rights campaigners
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 7 days ago
are single-mindedly pushing for the elimination of the country's most prominent independent human rights defenders," Sarah Leah Whitson of Human Rights Watch said. "Egypt's international partners should not be fooled by repression cloaked in... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Egypt Freezes Assets Of Five Prominent Human Rights Defendersare single-mindedly pushing for the elimination of the country's most prominent
Egypt Freezes Assets Of Five Prominent Human Rights Defenders
KERA North Texas / Posted 7 days ago
are single-mindedly pushing for the elimination of the country's most prominent independent human rights defenders," said Sarah Leah Whitson of Human Rights Watch, calling the proceedings "repression cloaked in the guise of legalistic... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Egypt Freezes Assets Of Five Prominent Human Rights Defendersare single-mindedly pushing for the elimination of the country's most prominent
Egypt Freezes Assets Of Five Prominent Human Rights Defenders
KPBS San Diego / Posted 7 days ago
are single-mindedly pushing for the elimination of the country's most prominent independent human rights defenders," said Sarah Leah Whitson of Human Rights Watch, calling the proceedings "repression cloaked in the guise of legalistic... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Egypt freezes assets of leading rights campaignersare single-mindedly pushing for the elimination of the country's most prominent
Egypt freezes assets of leading rights campaigners
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 7 days ago
are single-mindedly pushing for the elimination of the country's most prominent independent human rights defenders," Sarah Leah Whitson of Human Rights Watch said. "Egypt's international partners should not be fooled by repression cloaked in... Read more
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Boston Herald
Egypt freezes assets of leading rights campaignersare single-mindedly pushing for the elimination of the country's most prominent
Egypt freezes assets of leading rights campaigners
Boston Herald / Posted 7 days ago
are single-mindedly pushing for the elimination of the country's most prominent independent human rights defenders," Sarah Leah Whitson of Human Rights Watch said. "Egypt's international partners should not be fooled by repression cloaked in... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Egypt freezes assets of leading rights campaignersare single-mindedly pushing for the elimination of the country's most prominent
Egypt freezes assets of leading rights campaigners
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 7 days ago
are single-mindedly pushing for the elimination of the country's most prominent independent human rights defenders," Sarah Leah Whitson of Human Rights Watch said. "Egypt's international partners should not be fooled by repression cloaked in... Read more
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18d
Christian Today
Algerian Christian sentenced to 3 years in jail for 'insulting Islam'for his immediate release. "Algerian courts have no business judging people's
Algerian Christian sentenced to 3 years in jail for 'insulting Islam'
Christian Today / Posted 18 days ago
for his immediate release. "Algerian courts have no business judging people's religious beliefs and opinions," said Sarah Leah Whitson, Middle East and North Africa director at Human Rights Watch (HRW). "Algeria should urgently revise its... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
3-Year Sentence for Insulting Islampolitical, or other views. "Algerian courts have no business judging people's
3-Year Sentence for Insulting Islam
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
political, or other views. "Algerian courts have no business judging people's religious beliefs and opinions," said Sarah Leah Whitson, Middle East and North Africa director. "Algeria should urgently revise its penal code to stop... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Two-Year Sentence for Facebook Poemhe began after his arrest. "No speech is safe in Algeria if a poem on Facebook
Two-Year Sentence for Facebook Poem
AllAfrica.com / Posted 25 days ago
he began after his arrest. "No speech is safe in Algeria if a poem on Facebook can get you two years in prison," said Sarah Leah Whitson, Middle East and North Africa director at Human Rights Watch. "Jailing people for allegedly insulting or... Read more

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