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The Moroccan government has said it plans to change a law that allows rapists to avoid charges if they marry their victims.
By Hakim Addad
Preventing refugees from entering Jordan to escape the conflict in Syria would increase suffering and could lead to further bloodshed and human rights abuses, Amnesty International said today following the Jordanian Prime Minister’s announcement that the Jordanian authorities would close the border if Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's government collapses.
The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI), tomorrow, issues on Sunday January 20, 2013, a new report deals with the most violations against the media and the press during the first 200 days of Mohamed Morsi the president of Egypt. In which a new record has been set in prosecuting the journalists and media-professionals, by the accusations of insulting the president as it is quadruple the cases that took place during the term of the ousted president Mubarak for 30 years, 24 times the term of Sadat and more than all of the Egyptian rulers since working by this article that criminalize insulting the president in 1909, as it used to accuse the late “Ahmed Helmy” at the time of Khedive “Abbas Helmi II”, at the first of its time.
Appel d’Ameer Makhoul à toutes celles et tous ceux qui le soutiennent depuis ses trois premières années d’emprisonnement et à tous ceux et toutes celles qui...
4 Dec 2012
Further to information published by the Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) regarding the recent attack on prisoners at the Dry Dock prison (bahrainrights.org/en/node/5539),...
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This is huge -- In days the UN could vote to recognize Palestine as a state -- helping to end 40 years of...
Zakaria Zubeidi, co-founder of The Freedom Theatre and central figure of the...
For several days, the Israeli army has intensified bombings and incursions into the Palestinian territory of the Gaza strip, causing the death of several Palestinian civilians, including children. From the first moment of these attacks the Palestinians in the West Bank and social movments from all around the world expressed their full solidarity with Gaza.
From 12th to 17th July 2012 associative actors, social movements, trade unions, etc. from all around the world, met in Monastir (Tunisia) to participate in the Preparatory Assembly of the next World Social Forum to be held in Tunis in March 2013.
In February 2011, Libyans in several cities took to the streets to protest Muammar al-Qadhafi’s 42-year rule. They were influenced by the uprisings in neighboring Tunisia and Egypt, but the proximate cause was the arrest of a human rights activist in Benghazi. Security forces violently attacked the protesters, setting off clashes between Qadhafi loyalists and a combination of civilians and defectors from the police and military. The rebels in some areas—particularly in eastern Libya—were able to clear loyalist forces from their territory, leading to a months-long civil war with multiple, shifting battlefronts.
The city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil is hosting the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD), also known as "Rio +20" or the Earth Summit.
The Conference is taking place in Brazil on 20-22 June 2012 to mark the 20th anniversary of the 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED), in Rio de Janeiro, where they drew up guidelines for sustainable societies for the 21st century, expressed as Agenda 21.In addition it also marks the 10th anniversary of the 2002 World Summit on Sustainable Development (WSSD) in Johannesburg.
January 21, 2010 will go down as a dark day in the history of American democracy, and its...
The alter-globalist movement has asserted itself as an anti-systemic movement that can provide a...
On the 3rd of December 1984, 40 tonnes of toxic...
The London G20 summit was as disappointing as expected. Several declarations were of course of...
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