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Israel security forces batter Palestinians

SHAFAQNA - Scores of Palestinians were injured and suffocation cases were suffered among them in Israeli occupation attacks on demonstrations and rallies in West Bank and Gaza Strip in protest against US President Donald Trump’s decision to…

Nabeel Rajab, Detained Bahraini Activist Rushed to Hospital

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SHAFAQNA- According to the Bahrain Mirror on Sunday, Rajab had been sent to solitary confinement by the ruling regime just two days after being operated on. The Bahrain Center for Human Rights has noted that the activist was not even given…

Six Kids Detained in Bahrain

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SHAFAQNA- A Bahraini human rights body said the ruling Al Khalifa regime has arrested 17 citizens, including 6 children, in the past few days. In its weekly report, the Bahrain Center for Human Rights said that from February 20 to 26,…

UN human rights expert group to visit South Sudan, Kenya and Ethiopia

SHAFAQNA- mareeg-Members of the UN Commission on Human Rights in South Sudan will undertake their second field mission to South Sudan, Kenya and Ethiopia from 21 November to 7 December 2016. The three Commissioners*, who will be in South Sudan…

Turning a Blind Eye on Impunity in Nigeria

SHAFAQNA - Last week’s announcement that the US plans to deploy military advisors to assist the Nigerian government fight Boko Haram and is considering restarting the training of an infantry battalion, despite the lack of investigation by…

rights group warns against France emergency law and sectarian targeting

SHAFAQNA - France has carried out abusive and discriminatory raids and house arrests against Muslims under its current state of emergency, traumatizing and stigmatizing those targeted, including children and the elderly, human rights groups…