Human rights

UN envoy speaks on Myanmar

SHAFAQNA - Widespread atrocities against Rohingya Muslim women and girls have been orchestrated and perpetrated by Burma's military and...

Saudi airstrikes kill 6 children, 3 women in Yemen’s...

SHAFAQNA - At least eight children and three women have been killed after Saudi fighter jets targeted a residential...

Paris to Prevent Muslim Street Prayers

SHAFAQNA- PARIS – The French Interior minister announced on Sunday, November 19, that the authorities will stop Muslims from praying...

HRW report accuses Burmese soldiers of atrocities

SHAFAQNA - Burmese soldiers have gang raped Rohingya women in continued violence against the Muslim minority in the Rakhine...

Rohingya massacre: Accounts of rape, burning children and murder

SHAFAQNA - Discarded and left for dead, Mumtaz says she found herself on top of a mound of charred,...

UN says over 600,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled to...

SHAFAQNA - More than 600,000 Rohingya refugees have fled Myanmar for Bangladesh since violence erupted in northern Rakhine in...

Sexual predators, human traffickers preying on Rohingya children: Report

SHAFAQNA - Sexual predators and human traffickers are flocking to Rohingya refugee camps on the Bangladesh-Myanmar border looking to...

Plight of Myanmar Muslims Proof of West’s Double-Standards

SHAFAQNA - An Iranian official described the current conditions of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar as evidence of the West’s double...

UK’s Labour Party repeats calls for arms ban on...

      SHAFAQNA - The UK’s Labour Party has renewed calls for a ban on all arms sales to Saudi Arabia,...

Manama continues to enforce Friday Prayers ban In Diraz

    SHAFAQNA - Shiite worshipers in Bahrain’s northwestern village of Diraz were once again confronted with concrete barricades and armored...

Bahrain’s eldest prisoner of conscience tells family ‘he is...

    SHAFAQNA - The jailed Bahraini rights activist, Mohammed Hassan Jawad Parweez, told his loved ones on Tuesday that he...

Saudi warplans target Sa’ada with cluster bombs

    SHAFAQNA - Saudi warplanes on Monday dropped ten cluster bombs on areas in Yemen’s Sa’ada province despite the global...

Bahraini security forces arrest another minor in latest raids

    SHAFAQNA - Bahraini security forces have arrested another minor during raids targeting a number of towns and villages across...

Saudi jets kill dozen Yemeni civilians

    SHAFAQNA - A dozen civilians have lost their lives and several others sustained injuries when Saudi fighter jets targeted...

Saudi propagates on Yemen war

    SHAFAQNA - The New York Times inexplicably gives the Saudi ambassador to the UN a platform to recite some...

Saudi Arabia detaines 46 people over posts on social...

    SHAFAQNA - Saudi Arabia has detained 46 people over their posts on social media amid a heavy-handed crackdown on...

Saudi Arabia execution toll reaches 100 in 2017

    SHAFAQNA - The Saudi Arabian authorities executed a man on Monday, bringing the total number of people put to...

No respect, no justice, no equality in Saudi Arabia

    SHAFAQNA - A Riyadh University professor, who preferred not be to named, said, "The people of Arabia have no...

Saudi Forces Assaults on Ashura Manifestations in Qatif

SHAFAQNA- Saudi forces have launched attacks on the Ashura commemoration in the eastern region of Qatif, while civil sources...

US-made bomb kills and maims Yemeni children in deadly...

    SHAFAQNA - A bomb that destroyed a residential building in Yemen’s capital last month, killing 16 civilians and injuring...

Bahrain arrests 10 as Ashura crackdown

  SHAFAQNA - Bahraini security forces arrested 10 people on Wednesday night as part of Manama’s intensifying crackdown against Ashura...

Saudi Arabia arrests two rights activists

    SHAFAQNA - Two prominent Saudi human rights defenders were arrested last weekend, campaigners said Tuesday, amid an ongoing crackdown...

Bahraini forces assaults on Ashura manifestations

    SHAFAQNA - As in the recent years, the Bahraini regime troops again carried out a series of assaults on...

Friday prayers banned for 61th week in Bahrain

    SHAFAQNA - Security authorities in Bahrain prevented the country's Shiite majority from holding their largest Friday prayers for the...

Cholera cases in Yemen could hit 850,000 this year:...

    SHAFAQNA - The cholera epidemic tearing through Yemen, exacerbating the already dire humanitarian situation in the war-ravaged country, could...

Bahraini forces arrest 5 citizens within 24 hours

    SHAFAQNA - The Bahraini security authorities arrested 5 citizens from Karzakan, Sanabis and Samaheej, within 24 hours. Activists said that...

Saudi-led airstrikes on Yemen amount to war crimes: HRW

    SHAFAQNA - Human Rights Watch has accused the Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen of committing war crimes, saying its...

Amnesty International: Boko Haram attacks killed 400 since April

    SHAFAQNA - A surge in attacks by Boko Haram terrorists has claimed nearly 400 lives since April in Nigeria...

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