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Uzbekistan has detained more than 300 over deadly unrest, rights group says
World

Uzbekistan has detained more than 300 over deadly unrest, rights group says

Hundreds of people are still in detention in Uzbekistan after deadly unrest this month in the republic of Karakalpakstan over…
“For five days I had no food”: Released Ukrainian medic accuses captors of torture
World

“For five days I had no food”: Released Ukrainian medic accuses captors of torture

A well-known Ukrainian paramedic who was held prisoner by Russian and separatist forces for three months after being captured in the southeastern city of…
Judge accused of killing wife remanded in custody
Egypt

Judge accused of killing wife remanded in custody

The Public Prosecution ordered the pretrial detention of the judge accused of killing his wife, TV presenter Shaima Gamal ,…
Sudan’s military rulers step up crackdown, arrest activists
Middle East

Sudan’s military rulers step up crackdown, arrest activists

CAIRO (AP) — Amira Osman, a Sudanese women’s rights activist, was getting ready for bed a few minutes before midnight…
Egyptian security forces thwart jail escape attempt in Red Sea
Egypt

Egyptian security forces thwart jail escape attempt in Red Sea

Security forces in a police station in the Egyptian city of Ras Ghareb on Red Sea reportedly foiled an escape…
Prominent Saudi women’s rights activist on hunger strike in detention, says family
Middle East

Prominent Saudi women’s rights activist on hunger strike in detention, says family

BEIRUT (Reuters) – Prominent Saudi women’s rights activist Loujain al-Hathloul, held in Saudi Arabia since 2018, began a new hunger…
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,…
Activist Alaa Abdel Fattah, lawyer Mohamed al-Baqer remanded for another 45 days
Egypt

Activist Alaa Abdel Fattah, lawyer Mohamed al-Baqer remanded for another 45 days

The Cairo Criminal Court on Tuesday renewed prison sentences for political activist Alaa Abdel Fattah and lawyer Mohamed al-Baqer for…
Senior Muslim Brotherhood leader Essam al-Erian dies in prison
Egypt

Senior Muslim Brotherhood leader Essam al-Erian dies in prison

Abdel Moneim Abdel Maksoud, a lawyer for the Muslim Brotherhood, said that on Thursday he received a call from the…
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…
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