Egyptian Military Court Sentences Sisi Critic to 5 Years in Prison

Egyptian Military Court Sentences Sisi Critic to five Years in Prison

In a press release, Amnesty International denounced Mr. Geneina’s trial and sentencing as “another example of the shameless silencing of anyone who is critical of the Egyptian authorities.” Nathan Brown, an Egypt scholar at George Washington University, mentioned in an e mail that the problem may not be “criticism per se, but the threat to […]

Opinion

Opinion

The human rights motion, just like the world it displays, is in disaster: After many years of positive aspects, practically each nation appears to be backsliding. Viktor Orban in Hungary, Rodrigo Duterte within the Philippines and different populist leaders routinely specific contempt for human rights and their defenders. But from the largest watchdogs to displays […]

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Opinion

In this video Op-Ed, Lijia Zhang, a journalist who covers gender, calls out Chinese tech firms and the Chinese authorities for his or her egregious and sexist practices. According to a new Human Rights Watch report that analyzes tens of 1000’s of current job ads, the federal government and personal firms in China extensively discriminate […]

By Stifling Migration, Sudan’s Feared Secret Police Aid Europe

By Stifling Migration, Sudan’s Feared Secret Police Aid Europe

To shut off the ocean path to Greece, the European Union is paying billions of euros to a Turkish government that’s dismantling its democracy. In Libya, Italy is accused of bribing among the similar militiamen who’ve lengthy profited from the European smuggling commerce — lots of whom are additionally accused of battle crimes. In Sudan, […]

Rodrigo Duterte, Who Bristles at Foreign Critics, Has Begun Deporting Them

Rodrigo Duterte, Who Bristles at Foreign Critics, Has Begun Deporting Them

“You are a foreigner, who are you? You do not have the right to criticize us,” he mentioned. “Do not insult us every time you open your mouth.” Mr. Duterte has typically bristled at what he considers international interference, significantly the place human rights points are involved. His conflict on medication has been condemned by […]

Swaziland’s King Wants His Country to Be Called eSwatini

Swaziland’s King Wants His Country to Be Called eSwatini

The king had used the title eSwatini in recent times, together with in addresses to his nation’s Parliament, the United Nations General Assembly and the African Union. He mentioned that the dominion was reverting to its unique title, earlier than the appearance of British colonization in 1906. When Swaziland gained independence from Britain on Sept. […]

Did Soldiers Jailed for Killings Go Free? Myanmar TV Says Yes (Briefly)

Did Soldiers Jailed for Killings Go Free? Myanmar TV Says Yes (Briefly)

The information company Reuters revealed an in-depth report on the Inn Din slaughter in February. U Wa Lone and U Kyaw Soe Oo, two native reporters for the company who had investigated the killings, have been detained late final yr. They at the moment are on trial for violating Myanmar’s Official Secrets Act. The prisoner […]

A 10-Minute Trial, a Death Sentence: Iraqi Justice for ISIS Suspects

A 10-Minute Trial, a Death Sentence: Iraqi Justice for ISIS Suspects

“These Islamic State criminals committed crimes against humanity and against our people in Iraq, in Mosul and Salahuddin and Anbar, everywhere,” stated Gen. Yahya Rasool, the spokesman for the Iraqi joint operations command. “To be loyal to the blood of the victims and to be loyal to the Iraqi people, criminals must receive the death […]

‘Our First Mistake Will Be Our Last’: Pakistani Rights Movement Defies Army

‘Our First Mistake Will Be Our Last’: Pakistani Rights Movement Defies Army

It has additionally led to the sensation that most of the nation’s Pashtun inhabitants facilities have been below practical occupation by the safety forces. Using an alternative system of military counterterrorism courts together with an intensive community of covert jails, safety and intelligence officers wield life or demise energy — usually immediately — over the […]

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Opinion

We are actually within the midst of an epic conflict between Donald Trump and fired F.B.I. Director James Comey, neither of whom I maintain in excessive esteem, each males with raging egos and questionable motives. The depth of my contempt differs between the 2, however there may be contempt for each. Comey is now making […]