Day: March 10, 2019

Saudi Arabian Human Rights Abuses Reprimanded By United Nations

In a rare move, dozens of countries have stingingly rebuked Saudi Arabia’s treatment of detained activists, including imprisoned women’s rights campaigners. The statement included all 28 European Union members, as well as many other Western nations, and was issued in this Thursday’s session of the United Nations Human Rights Council.

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Sudan’s Bashir Bans Protests, Steps Down as Ruling Party Leader

For over two months Sudan’s embattled President Omar al-Bashir has contended with emboldened protestors, calling for his resignation. Though public gatherings and protests have been inundated with violence and mass arrests, Sudanese demonstrators have persisted, forcing Bashir to confront sustained anti-government street unrests. Last Monday, in an attempt to quash

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Gaza Protesters Call Upon Palestinian Leader Abbas To Quit

On Sunday the 24th February, thousands of people gathered in Al-Sarya square in Gaza City calling for President of the Palestinian Authority, Mahmoud Abbas, to quit. The protests were organised by the Gaza–based Popular Movement for National Salvation – a group comprised of a number of Palestinian factions, including Hamas and other opponents of

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