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The Courier Mail
Egypt hunt down men, force anal examsor minding their own business in the streets, all these debauchery arrest victi
The Courier Mail / Posted 7 days ago
or minding their own business in the streets, all these debauchery arrest victims should be immediately released,” said Sarah Leah Whitson, Middle East and North Africa director at Human Rights Watch. “The Egyptian government, by rounding... Read more
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Herald Sun
Deadliest tournament on recordinformation about worker deaths is essential to protect the health and lives of
Herald Sun / Posted 16 days ago
information about worker deaths is essential to protect the health and lives of construction workers in Qatar,” said Sarah Leah Whitson, Human Rights Watch’s Middle East director. “Limiting work hours to safe temperatures — not set by a... Read more
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New Now Next
Egyptian Authorities Arrest At Least 57 In Worst Anti-LGBT Crackdown In More Than A Decadeup based on their presumed sexual orientation, is showing flagrant disregard fo
New Now Next / Posted 16 days ago
up based on their presumed sexual orientation, is showing flagrant disregard for their rights.” said Human Rights Watch’s Sarah Leah Whitson. “Egypt should stop dedicating state resources to hunting people down for what they allegedly do in their... Read more
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16d
AllAfrica.com
Mass Arrests Amid LGBT Media Blackoutas high as 54. "Egypt should immediately halt this vicious crackdown on a vuln
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
as high as 54. "Egypt should immediately halt this vicious crackdown on a vulnerable group simply for waving a flag," said Sarah Leah Whitson, Middle East and North Africa Director at Human Rights Watch. "Repression will not turn gay people... Read more
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16d
AllAfrica.com
Prolonged Detention of Opposition Leaderthe more this case appears to be about silencing opposition to the president ra
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
the more this case appears to be about silencing opposition to the president rather than about delivering justice," said Sarah Leah Whitson, Middle East and North Africa director at Human Rights Watch. A judge is investigating Ghadda on charges... Read more
17d
Ekklesia
Jordan's parliament passes human rights reformsjustice reforms. "After years of promising reforms Jordan is finally deliverin
Ekklesia / Posted 17 days ago
justice reforms. "After years of promising reforms Jordan is finally delivering real change on important issues," said Sarah Leah Whitson, Middle East director at Human Rights Watch. "Authorities should swiftly move to carry out these... Read more
20d
New Now Next
Egypt Bans Support For LGBT Community In The Mediaup based on their presumed sexual orientation, is showing flagrant disregard fo
New Now Next / Posted 20 days ago
up based on their presumed sexual orientation, is showing flagrant disregard for their rights.” said Human Rights Watch’s Sarah Leah Whitson. “Egypt should stop dedicating state resources to hunting people down for what they allegedly do in their... Read more
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21d
DW
Egypt puts 17 allegedly gay men on trial for 'debauchery' |later arrested. A rainbow flag was raised at a Cairo concert Middle East and
DW / Posted 21 days ago
later arrested. A rainbow flag was raised at a Cairo concert Middle East and North Africa director at Human Rights Watch, Sarah Leah Whitson, called for the men's release. "Whether they were waving a rainbow flag, chatting on a dating app, or... Read more
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21d
DW
HRW: Iran 'recruiting' Afghan children to fight in Syria |of some of the cases and cited six others of Afghan child soldiers who had died
DW / Posted 21 days ago
of some of the cases and cited six others of Afghan child soldiers who had died in Syria. The HRW Middle East director Sarah Leah Whitson said, "Iran should immediately end the recruitment of child soldiers and bring back any Afghan children it... Read more
21d
AllAfrica.com
Stop Anti-LGBT Crackdown, Intimidationor minding their own business in the streets, all these debauchery arrest victi
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 days ago
or minding their own business in the streets, all these debauchery arrest victims should be immediately released," said Sarah Leah Whitson, Middle East and North Africa director at Human Rights Watch. "The Egyptian government, by rounding people... Read more
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21d
Breitbart
Egypt to Conduct Anal Exams on Men Suspected of Gay Sex – Reportor minding their own business in the streets, all these debauchery arrest victi
Breitbart / Posted 21 days ago
or minding their own business in the streets, all these debauchery arrest victims should be immediately released,” HRW’s Sarah Leah Whitson said. “The Egyptian government, by rounding people up based on their presumed sexual orientation, is... Read more
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21d
New Kerala
Watchdog urges UN inquiry into Iran recruiting Afghan kids to fight in Syria - newkerala news #276772immediately end the recruitment of child soldiers and bring back any Afghan chi
New Kerala / Posted 21 days ago
immediately end the recruitment of child soldiers and bring back any Afghan children it has sent to fight in Syria," said Sarah Leah Whitson, Middle East director at Human Rights Watch. "Rather than preying on vulnerable immigrant and refugee... Read more
22d
TribLIVE
Rights groups urge Egypt to halt crackdown on homosexualsor minding their own business in the streets, all these debauchery arrest victi
TribLIVE / Posted 22 days ago
or minding their own business in the streets, all these debauchery arrest victims should be immediately released,” HRW's Sarah Leah Whitson said. “The Egyptian government, by rounding people up based on their presumed sexual orientation, is... Read more
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22d
The Middletown Press
Rights groups urge Egypt to halt crackdown on homosexualsor minding their own business in the streets, all these debauchery arrest victi
The Middletown Press / Posted 22 days ago
or minding their own business in the streets, all these debauchery arrest victims should be immediately released," HRW's Sarah Leah Whitson said. "The Egyptian government, by rounding people up based on their presumed sexual orientation, is... Read more
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Gulf News
Shiite militias accused of rights abuses in Hawijathe help they can get, the government should not allow abusive forces to use th
Gulf News / Posted 24 days ago
the help they can get, the government should not allow abusive forces to use this opportunity for even more abuse,” said Sarah Leah Whitson, Middle East director at Human Rights Watch.The Iraqi government was not immediately available to comment... Read more
24d
Reuters
Iraqi Shi’ite militias accused of rights abuses in Hawija operationthe help they can get, the government should not allow abusive forces to use th
Reuters / Posted 24 days ago
the help they can get, the government should not allow abusive forces to use this opportunity for even more abuse,” said Sarah Leah Whitson, Middle East director at Human Rights Watch. The Iraqi government was not immediately available to... Read more
24d
Hindustantimes.com
Construction workers in Qatar, including Indian migrants, at risk from intense heatto protect the health and lives of construction workers in Qatar,” said Middle
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 24 days ago
to protect the health and lives of construction workers in Qatar,” said Middle East director at Human Rights Watch Sarah Leah Whitson. About 95% of the labour in Qatar comprises migrant workers. Of these, 40% are involved in construction... Read more
25d
Gulf News
Qatar fails to investigate World Cup-related deathspublicising information about worker deaths is essential to protect the health
Gulf News / Posted 25 days ago
publicising information about worker deaths is essential to protect the health and lives of construction workers in Qatar,” Sarah Leah Whitson, HRW’s Middle East director, said.“Limiting work hours to safe temperatures, not set by a clock or... Read more
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25d
Irish Examiner
Human Rights Watch claims Qatar is still failing workers building World Cup stadiaheat or humidity, so it could still be over 40 degrees when work is allowed. I
Irish Examiner / Posted 25 days ago
heat or humidity, so it could still be over 40 degrees when work is allowed. In a statement, HRW Middle East director Sarah Leah Whitson said: "Enforcing appropriate restrictions on outdoor work and regularly investigating and publicising... Read more
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26d
Aljazeera
HRW: Saudi Arabia hate speech still targets minoritiesyears, yet it allows government-affiliated clerics and textbooks to openly demo
Aljazeera / Posted 26 days ago
years, yet it allows government-affiliated clerics and textbooks to openly demonise religious minorities such as Shia," Sarah Leah Whitson, a Middle East director at HRW, said. HRW cautions that this hate speech prolongs the systematic... Read more
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