Human Rights

Israel envoy to brief US over ban on Palestinian groups
Middle East

Israel envoy to brief US over ban on Palestinian groups

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Israel is sending an envoy to Washington amid a deepening rift with the Biden administration…
Rights activists urge boycott of Beijing Winter Olympics
World

Rights activists urge boycott of Beijing Winter Olympics

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Human rights activists urged international governments, sponsors and athletes on Tuesday to boycott what they called…
President Sisi slams European criticism of human rights standards in Egypt
Egypt

President Sisi slams European criticism of human rights standards in Egypt

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi slammed European criticism of human rights standards in Egypt, during a speech before the Egypt-Visegrad…
UN experts decry possible crimes against humanity in Libya
Middle East

UN experts decry possible crimes against humanity in Libya

GENEVA (AP) — Investigators commissioned by the United Nations’ top human rights body said Monday they had evidence of possible…
UAE rejects European Parliament resolution on human rights as ‘incorrect’
Middle East

UAE rejects European Parliament resolution on human rights as ‘incorrect’

DUBAI, Sept 17 (Reuters) – The United Arab Emirates rejected on Friday as “factually incorrect” a resolution passed by the…
UN concerned about detained migrants vanishing in Libya
Middle East

UN concerned about detained migrants vanishing in Libya

ON BOARD THE GEO BARENTS IN THE MEDITERRANEAN SEA (AP) — A UN migration agency official expressed concerns Friday over…
Belarus men holed up in Swedish embassy one year on
World

Belarus men holed up in Swedish embassy one year on

“If we had known it would take this long, we would have considered a different option, though you don’t know…
Sisi denies human rights violations in Egypt
Egypt

Sisi denies human rights violations in Egypt

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi denied the existence of human rights violations in Egypt as he announced that the country’s…
Egyptian MP suggests tighter penalty for wife beating in penal code
Egypt

Egyptian MP suggests tighter penalty for wife beating in penal code

MP Amal Salama, a member of the Media Committee in the House of Representatives, plans during the next session, to…
Sisi launches National Human Rights Strategy
Egypt

Sisi launches National Human Rights Strategy

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi witnessed on Saturday the launch of the National Human Rights Strategy in Egypt 2021-2026 from…
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