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Officials: Nigerian migrant burned alive in Libya’s Tripoli
Middle East

Officials: Nigerian migrant burned alive in Libya’s Tripoli

CAIRO (AP) — A migrant worker was burned to death in the Libyan capital, UN and government officials said Wednesday,…
Ethiopian migrants held in Saudi Arabia call it ‘hellish’
Egypt

Ethiopian migrants held in Saudi Arabia call it ‘hellish’

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — From a filthy cell in Saudi Arabia, the Ethiopian migrant spoke on a smuggled phone,…
UN experts decry continued abuse as Syria’s war grinds on
Middle East

UN experts decry continued abuse as Syria’s war grinds on

GENEVA (AP) — UN-backed investigators pointed Tuesday to signs that Syria’s government continues to perpetrate rape, torture and murder as…
Rights group: Myanmar army deserters confirmed atrocities
World

Rights group: Myanmar army deserters confirmed atrocities

BANGKOK (AP) — Two soldiers who deserted from Myanmar’s army have testified on video that they were instructed by commanding…
Human rights group accuses Saudi forces in Yemen of abuses
Middle East

Human rights group accuses Saudi forces in Yemen of abuses

CAIRO (AP) — Saudi military forces have committed grave abuses against civilians in an eastern province of Yemen over the…
Israel’s top court hears challenge to coronavirus cyber-monitoring
Middle East

Israel’s top court hears challenge to coronavirus cyber-monitoring

JERUSALEM (Reuters) — Civil liberties activists asked Israel’s Supreme Court on Thursday to suspend cellphone monitoring put in place under…
Greece denies report of secret ‘black site’ for migrants near Turkish border
Middle East

Greece denies report of secret ‘black site’ for migrants near Turkish border

ATHENS (Reuters) — The Greek government dismissed on Wednesday a report in The New York Times newspaper that it was…
First trial on torture in Syria to open in Germany in April
Middle East

First trial on torture in Syria to open in Germany in April

BERLIN (Reuters) — The first trial of suspected members of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s security services for crimes against humanity,…
Turkey’s Babacan applies to launch new party, calls for more democracy
Middle East

Turkey’s Babacan applies to launch new party, calls for more democracy

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – A former close ally of Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan applied on Monday to register a new political…
Critics of India’s Modi government face sedition charges
World

Critics of India’s Modi government face sedition charges

NEW DELHI (AP) — Sharjeel Imam was a little-known research scholar and a student activist until Indian police launched a…
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