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South African court orders ex-president to jail for contempt
World

South African court orders ex-president to jail for contempt

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa’s former President Jacob Zuma has been found guilty of contempt of court and sentenced to…
Algerian scholar handed 3-year jail term for “offending Islam”
Middle East

Algerian scholar handed 3-year jail term for “offending Islam”

Said Djabelkhir, an academic who analyses Sufi Islam and is widely followed for his social media posts, left an Algiers…
Egypt frees Al Jazeera journalist after four years in detention
Egypt

Egypt frees Al Jazeera journalist after four years in detention

CAIRO (Reuters) – Egyptian authorities on Saturday released a journalist working for Qatar’s Al Jazeera television network who was held…
Moscow’s jails overwhelmed with detained Navalny protesters
World

Moscow’s jails overwhelmed with detained Navalny protesters

MOSCOW (AP) — The video, shot by a man detained in a Moscow protest, shows a group of people jammed…
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…
Cairo court renews Fotouh’s detention for 45 more days once again
Egypt

Cairo court renews Fotouh’s detention for 45 more days once again

The Cairo Criminal Court on Tuesday ordered former-presidential candidate, and head of the “Strong Egypt Party”, Abdel Moneim Aboul Fotouh…
Former chief-of-staff for Egypt’s armed forces Sami Anan free after two-year-imprisonment
Egypt

Former chief-of-staff for Egypt’s armed forces Sami Anan free after two-year-imprisonment

Sami Anan, the former chief-of-staff of the Egyptian armed forces, has been released from detention after a nearly two-year arrest…
UK PM Johnson pressured on jail terms after London Bridge attack
World

UK PM Johnson pressured on jail terms after London Bridge attack

LONDON (Reuters) – The London Bridge attack pushed law and order towards the top of the British political agenda on…
Egypt organizes guided tour at Morsi’s prison after UN report slams “brutal” conditions
Egypt

Egypt organizes guided tour at Morsi’s prison after UN report slams “brutal” conditions

Egypt’s Interior Ministry organized a guided tour on Monday at the Tora jail complex for a group of MPs as…
Egypt court jails Muslim Brotherhood figures for life over prison break
Egypt

Egypt court jails Muslim Brotherhood figures for life over prison break

The Cairo Criminal Court on Saturday sentenced former Supreme Guide of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood group Mohamed Badie, along with…
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