An international writers association says three Iranian authors apparently sentenced to long prison terms this week in Iran remain free.
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Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi has pardoned hundreds of prisoners and a prominent journalist who had criticized the country’s establishment.
In a statement issued on Thursday, the Iran’s Writers Association (IWA), a civil society union, has protested the sentencing of three Iranian writers.
Prominent rights group raised their voice against law discriminating Lebanese women married to foreigners and denying their children citizenship.
Hatice Cengiz, the fiancee of Jamal Khashoggi, says that she could not believe that no one has yet faced serious consequences for the crime.
Today marks the first anniversary of the arrests of several prominent women human rights defenders in Saudi Arabia, a year of human rights in the Kingdom.
Iranian authorities are holding at least eight activists and journalists arrested during a Labor Day protest on May 1, 2019, Human Rights Watch said today.
A journalist critical of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s government and its nationalist allies was hospitalized after being attacked outside his home.
Iranian authorities shut down a reformist magazine that had urged negotiations with the United States, local media reported Sunday.
Turkey’s main opposition party on Wednesday appealed to the country’s top electoral body to annul local election results in Istanbul’s 39 districts.