Sarah Leah Whitson articles over last 30 days

- articles last 30 days - articles per day
Mentioned in this news Places Companies People
2014/12/19 00:05
2014/12/19 00:05
10h
Human Rights Watch (HRW) has censured Egyptian authorities over referring hundreds of civilians to military courts based on a decree by President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi. “Curtailing the use of military...
2014/12/19 00:05
2014/12/19 00:05
Latest videos
2014/12/15 10:29
2014/12/15 10:29
4d
Cairo — Egypt's ministry of foreign affairs questioned on Sunday the "allegations" pressed by an American researcher regarding her ban from entering the country, accusing her of failing to secure a...
2014/12/15 09:29
2014/12/15 09:29
4d
Cairo — Security at the Cairo International Airport denied entry to an American researcher on the Middle East late Friday, saying she is on an entry ban list. Michele Dunne, Senior Associate at the...
2014/12/14 01:19
2014/12/14 01:19
5d
CAIRO — An American scholar and former diplomat who has been a vocal critic of Egypt’s authoritarian government said Saturday that she had been turned away at Cairo’s international airport — the...
2014/12/05 12:19
2014/12/05 12:19
13d
The war on journalism continues. On Thursday, Al Qaeda’s Yemen branch published a video of a man identifying himself as Luke Somers, 33, a freelance photojournalist who was reportedly abducted in the...
2014/12/05 01:44
2014/12/05 01:44
14d
SARGODHA, Pakistan, Dec 4, (AFP): Every morning, Pakistani grandfather Haji Abdul Haq wakes up wondering whether his son has been beheaded. Not by the Taleban, al-Qaeda or the Islamic State group, but...
2014/12/04 10:29
2014/12/04 10:29
15d
New York — An Egyptian criminal court handed down provisional death sentences against 188 defendants on December 2, 2014, the third such mass sentencing this year. Judge Nagi Shehata imposed the...
2014/12/04 10:11
2014/12/04 10:11
15d
Jason Rezaian, Washington Post's Tehran bureau chief, to be kept in jail for another 60 days, Tehran judge rules. Jason Rezaian was arrested with his wife Yeganeh Salehi in October but the later was...
2014/12/03 19:06
2014/12/03 19:06
15d
Global rights groups Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International have slammed Egypt over the mass death sentencing of 188 Islamists days after murder charges were dropped against ex-president Hosni...
2014/12/03 18:29
2014/12/03 18:29
15d
Cairo — Human Rights Watch (HRW) criticised Wednesday the mass death sentence issued against 185 defendants accused of killing police officers in 2013. The 185 defendants were convicted of breaking...
2014/12/03 15:53
2014/12/03 15:53
15d
Rights groups have slammed the Egyptian government over the death sentences handed down to 188 anti-government protesters. The death sentences are “fast losing Egypt's judiciary whatever reputation...
2014/12/03 09:53
2014/12/03 09:53
16d
Human Rights Watch (HRW) has strongly condemned Saudi authorities for maintaining a driving ban on women, calling on Riyadh to revoke it. In a statement on Tuesday, the rights group called the Saudi...
2014/11/27 12:29
2014/11/27 12:29
21d
Beirut — Armed militias that control the eastern city of Derna are terrorizing residents through summary executions, public floggings, and other violent abuse. The abuses are taking place in the...
2014/11/23 08:11
2014/11/23 08:11
26d
Human Rights Watch says Saudi Arabia is using "vague law" to charge citizens for dissenting tweets. Saudi authorities sanctioned several lawyers this year for social media activity [AFP] Saudi...
2014/11/21 16:30
2014/11/21 16:30
27d
Beirut — A Libyan criminal court's imposition of a five-year prison term on Al-Ummah newspaper editor Amara al-Khatabi for allegedly defaming public officials is a serious blow to free speech that...
2014/11/19 13:06
2014/11/19 13:06
29d
Jewish worshippers pray at the synagogue in Jerusalem where two Palestinian militants killed four rabbis and a policeman November 19, 2014. Yesterday's attack on a Jerusalem synagogue by...
2014/11/19 05:53
2014/11/19 05:53
30d
Human Rights Watch (HRW) has condemned a decree issued by Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi that expands the jurisdiction of military courts. “This law represents another nail in the coffin of...
2014/11/17 15:29
2014/11/17 15:29
1m
Cairo — The presidential decree Abdel Fattah al-Sisi issued last month expanding the jurisdiction of military trials "risks militarising the prosecution of protesters and other government opponents,"...
2014/11/13 19:21
2014/11/13 19:21
m
Drug smuggler who was caught with 'a large quantity' of heroin in his intestines is beheaded in Saudi Arabia He is the 67th person to be executed for crimes in Saudi Arabia this year Rights groups...
2014/12/19 00:05
2014/12/19 00:05
Latest from Twitter