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Q&A: Bahrain rights defender Maryam Khawaja
Maryam Khawaja spoke to Al Jazeera before her recent arrest about the fight for human rights and freedom in Bahrain.
Last updated: 13 Sep 2014 12:46 GMT
Bahrain extends custody of rights activist
Maryam al-Khawaja, who campaigns against abuse in Gulf state, jailed for further 10 days despite UN expressing concerns.
Last updated: 07 Sep 2014 01:07 GMT
Bahrain arrests top human rights activist
Maryam al-Khawaja, who campaigns against abuse in Gulf state, charged with insulting king and assault on arrival.
Last updated: 31 Aug 2014 08:14 GMT
Iranian the first woman to snare maths prize
Iranian mathematician Maryam Mirzakhan is among four recipients of mathematics' top prize, the Fields Medal.
Last updated: 13 Aug 2014 06:38 GMT
Bahrain acquits key opposition figure
A Bahraini court cleared Khalil al-Marzooq of 'inciting violence' charges and having links with a 'terrorist' group.
Last updated: 25 Jun 2014 13:42 GMT
Bahrain frees leading human rights activist
Nabeel Rajab was released after two years in prison for organising and taking part in 'illegal gatherings'.
Last updated: 25 May 2014 11:49 GMT
Dozens dead in Pakistan bus crash
At least 42 people killed after Karachi-bound bus collides with tractor-trailer in Sindh province.
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Last updated: 20 Apr 2014 13:02 GMT
Bahrain activists urge boycott of F1 race
Centre for Human Rights calls for cancellation of annual sporting event, linking it to rights violations.
Last updated: 05 Apr 2014 16:19 GMT
Muslim gender segregation stirs UK debate
Incident at University College London talk thrusts Islam's male-and-female divide into the spotlight.
Last updated: 30 Jan 2014 12:53 GMT
Reflections on controversial poll
Many Bangladeshis apathetic to parliamentary vote marked by violent run-up and marred by opposition boycott.
Last updated: 05 Jan 2014 17:15 GMT
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Denmark introduces rehab for Syrian fighters
An innovative rehabilitation programme offers Danish fighters in Syria an escape route and help without prosecution.
Islamic State fears take hold in Netherlands
Street tension between radical Muslims and Holland's hard right rises, as Islamic State anxiety grows.
Gaza: Nowhere to hide
More than one-quarter of Gaza's population has been displaced, causing a humanitarian crisis.
Ugandans baffled by sleeping ministers
Ministers and MPs caught on camera sleeping through important speeches have sparked criticism that they are not working.
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In Pictures: Beyond the burqa
For many the burqa is symbol of women's oppression while others call it assertion of religious or cultural identity.
In Pictures: DR Congo's dance battles
Salaam Kivu International Film Festival gives the people of war-weary eastern DR Congo a chance to forget their misery.
In Pictures: Water still a luxury in Ethiopia
While 52 percent of Ethiopia's people have access to improved water, only 10 percent have water piped into their homes.
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