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Egypt slams UN report on human rights conditions
Egypt

Egypt slams UN report on human rights conditions

Egypt’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, alongside several political parties and members of the parliament have rejected the United Nations Human…
China, Russia elected to UN rights council; Saudi Arabia fails
Middle East

China, Russia elected to UN rights council; Saudi Arabia fails

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – China and Russia were elected to the United Nations Human Rights Council on Tuesday, but support…
Western countries raise concerns over Saudi rights record
Middle East

Western countries raise concerns over Saudi rights record

GENEVA (Reuters) – Two dozen mainly European countries voiced concern on Monday at alleged torture, unlawful detentions and unfair trials…
U.N. rights expert: Israel depriving Palestinians of clean water
Middle East

U.N. rights expert: Israel depriving Palestinians of clean water

GENEVA (Reuters) – Israel is depriving millions of Palestinians of access to a regular supply of clean water while stripping…
Egypt’s priority preserving state from collapse: Sisi
Egypt

Egypt’s priority preserving state from collapse: Sisi

A DPA correspondent asked President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi about the EU’s criticism of the human rights situation in Egypt at…
Egypt objects to UN criticism of death sentence against top prosecutor assassins
Egypt

Egypt objects to UN criticism of death sentence against top prosecutor assassins

In a statement issued by the Foreign Ministry on Sunday, Egypt expressed total rejection to foreign intervention in its internal…
West calls on China to close Uighur detention camps
World

West calls on China to close Uighur detention camps

  Western countries including Canada, France and Germany called on China on Tuesday to close down detention camps, which activists…
US quits UN human rights body, citing bias vs Israel, alarming critics
World

US quits UN human rights body, citing bias vs Israel, alarming critics

  The United States withdrew from a “hypocritical and self-serving” United Nations Human Rights Council on Tuesday over what it…
UN probe accuses Syrian troops of ‘systematic’ rape
Middle East

UN probe accuses Syrian troops of ‘systematic’ rape

Syrian troops and government-linked militia have systematically used rape and sexual violence against civilians, atrocities that amount to crimes against…
Egypt denounces UN rights chief’s concerns on political violations ahead of election
Egypt

Egypt denounces UN rights chief’s concerns on political violations ahead of election

In response to the annual report from UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein, which alleged a presence…
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