Hatice Cengiz, the fiancee of Jamal Khashoggi, says that she could not believe that no one has yet faced serious consequences for the crime.
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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.
Dubious decision to cancel March 31 Istanbul mayoral election win by opposition candidate Ekrem with absence of evidence that the vote was not free or fair.
The recent mass execution of dozens of Saudi citizens has drawn wide criticism from rights groups and governments around the world.
A U.S. government body that monitors global religious freedom says conditions in Iran worsened last year, with government targeting of non-Shi’ite Muslims.
Iranian police have arrested dozens of labor rights activists who rallied peacefully in Tehran to mark International Workers’ Day.