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Saudi women’s rights activist sentenced to nearly 6 years
Middle East

Saudi women’s rights activist sentenced to nearly 6 years

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — One of Saudi Arabia’s most prominent women’s rights activists was sentenced Monday to nearly…
Activist Alaa Abdel Fattah, lawyer Mohamed al-Baqer remanded for another 45 days
Egypt

Activist Alaa Abdel Fattah, lawyer Mohamed al-Baqer remanded for another 45 days

The Cairo Criminal Court on Tuesday renewed prison sentences for political activist Alaa Abdel Fattah and lawyer Mohamed al-Baqer for…
Detained activist Patrick George Zaki did not suffer any abuse: Prosecution
Egypt

Detained activist Patrick George Zaki did not suffer any abuse: Prosecution

A statement from the Public Prosecution on Sunday denied that detained activist Patrick George Zaki suffered any abuse during interrogations.…
I wouldn’t have wasted my time on Trump, says Greta Thunberg
World

I wouldn’t have wasted my time on Trump, says Greta Thunberg

LONDON (Reuters) – Teenage climate change activist Greta Thunberg said on Monday that talking to US President Donald Trump at…
Hong Kongers defy police ban and gather for ‘anti-triad’ rally
World

Hong Kongers defy police ban and gather for ‘anti-triad’ rally

Crowds of Hong Kong protesters defied a police ban on Saturday and began gathering in a town close to the…
Saudi minister denies activist Baghdadi faced any Saudi threat
Middle East

Saudi minister denies activist Baghdadi faced any Saudi threat

RIYADH (Reuters) – A senior Saudi official denied the authorities posed any threat to prominent Palestinian human rights campaigner Iyad…
Egyptian activist Alaa Abdel Fattah free after serving 5 year sentence: Lawyer
Egypt

Egyptian activist Alaa Abdel Fattah free after serving 5 year sentence: Lawyer

Political activist Alaa Abdel Fattah’s lawyer Taher Abu al-Nasr said Wednesday that Abdel Fattah would finally be free after serving…
Turkish police detain academics in probe of prominent rights activist: media
Middle East

Turkish police detain academics in probe of prominent rights activist: media

  ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Turkish police detained six people including two academics on Friday as part of an investigation into…
Saudi Arabia reassures Canada on oil supply in row over jailed activists
Middle East

Saudi Arabia reassures Canada on oil supply in row over jailed activists

RIYADH (Reuters) – A row over human rights in Saudi Arabia will not have any impact on Saudi oil supplies…
A look at escalating Saudi Arabia-Canada diplomatic spat
Middle East

A look at escalating Saudi Arabia-Canada diplomatic spat

A look at the escalating diplomatic dispute between Canada and Saudi Arabia.   How it started The dispute is centered…
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