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Brittney Griner to attend preliminary court hearing in Moscow region
World

Brittney Griner to attend preliminary court hearing in Moscow region

WNBA star Brittney Griner will attend a preliminary court hearing in the Moscow region Monday, her lawyer has told CNN.…
For victims, Syria torture trial is 1st step toward justice
Middle East

For victims, Syria torture trial is 1st step toward justice

BERLIN (AP) — Victims of torture in Syria and human rights activists say they hope the upcoming verdict in a…
Jailed Iranian rights lawyer released, amid health problems
Middle East

Jailed Iranian rights lawyer released, amid health problems

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A leading Iranian human rights lawyer has been released from prison, Iran’s state-run news agency reported…
Google celebrates Egyptian Lawyer Moufida Abdel Rahman’s 106th birthday
Egypt

Google celebrates Egyptian Lawyer Moufida Abdel Rahman’s 106th birthday

Global search engine Google celebrated the 106th birthday of late lawyer Moufida Abdel Rahman on January 20, changing its well-known…
Riham Saeed acquitted of ‘mocking obese’ charge
Cinema/TV

Riham Saeed acquitted of ‘mocking obese’ charge

The Giza Misdemeanors Court acquitted host Riham Saeed of charges of ridiculing obese Egyptians. The first trial session was held…
Lawyer files claim over Mohamed Ramadan concert
Art news

Lawyer files claim over Mohamed Ramadan concert

Lawyer Ayman Mahfouz filed a claim with the top prosecutor’s office against Chairman of the Musicians Syndicate Hany Shaker over…
Egyptian actor Ahmed al-Fishawy handed one-month prison sentence
Egypt

Egyptian actor Ahmed al-Fishawy handed one-month prison sentence

The Khalifa Family Court sentenced famed Egyptian actor, director and producer Ahmed al-Fishawy to one month in jail for abstaining…
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…
Husband of Iranian rights lawyer arrested: Amnesty
Middle East

Husband of Iranian rights lawyer arrested: Amnesty

GENEVA (Reuters) – The husband of detained Iranian human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh was himself arrested on Tuesday, Amnesty International…
Palestinian teen freed from Israel jail will continue resistance – as lawyer
Middle East

Palestinian teen freed from Israel jail will continue resistance – as lawyer

NABI SALEH, West Bank (Reuters) – A Palestinian teenager released by Israel on Sunday after completing a prison term for…
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