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Four Saudi women activists freed pending trial
Middle East

Four Saudi women activists freed pending trial

Saudi Arabia has released four more female activists from custody pending trial, rights campaigners have announced. This means that seven…
Turkey says UAE spy suspect committed suicide in prison
Middle East

Turkey says UAE spy suspect committed suicide in prison

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – A man held by Turkey on suspicion of spying for the United Arab Emirates has committed suicide…
Egypt’s Court of Cassation sentences 27 policemen to 3 years in prison
Egypt

Egypt’s Court of Cassation sentences 27 policemen to 3 years in prison

The Court of Cassation on Wednesday upheld a court ruling sentencing 27 police officers in South Sinai to three years…
Cardinal Pell victim says ‘hard to take comfort’ from sentencing
World

Cardinal Pell victim says ‘hard to take comfort’ from sentencing

The former choirboy molested by Australian Cardinal George Pell led the response to his sentencing Wednesday, saying it was “hard…
Egypt’s prosecution renews detention for Ramses train accident suspects
Egypt

Egypt’s prosecution renews detention for Ramses train accident suspects

The investigating judge on Saturday morning renewed the 15-day detention of the five suspects in the Ramses Station accident, which…
Egyptian Photojournalist Shawkan walks free after five years in prison
Egypt

Egyptian Photojournalist Shawkan walks free after five years in prison

Egyptian photojournalist Mahmoud Abou Zeid, widely known as Shawkan, walked free on Sunday after spending over five years in jail.…
Inmates shiver in frigid cells at New York jail, lawmakers say
World

Inmates shiver in frigid cells at New York jail, lawmakers say

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Inmates at a federal jail in Brooklyn have suffered for days without heat or power during…
Chinese rights lawyer jailed for ‘subversion’
World

Chinese rights lawyer jailed for ‘subversion’

  Prominent Chinese human rights lawyer Wang Quanzhang was sentenced on Monday to four and a half years in prison…
Ramadan jailed for 6 months over insult charges
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Ramadan jailed for 6 months over insult charges

Dokki Misdemeanor Court jailed Egyptian actor Mohammed Ramadan on Wednesday for six months with a bail of LE 1,000 bail…
UAE court sentences British student to life for spying
Middle East

UAE court sentences British student to life for spying

  A United Arab Emirates court sentenced British student Matthew Hedges to life in jail on Wednesday after convicting him…
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