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Amnesty urges Hamas to halt executions
London-based rights group calls on authorities in Gaza to commute prisoner executions planned after Eid al-Fitr.
Last updated: 08 Aug 2013 16:24 GMT
Anger at Saudi beheading of Sri Lankan maid
Human rights groups condemn execution of Rizana Nafeek, convicted of killing an infant in her care in 2005.
Last updated: 10 Jan 2013 17:45 GMT
Jail terms for Omanis for online 'slander'
A court sentences six for comments posted on social media that it says insulted Oman's ruler, Sultan Qaboos.
Last updated: 17 Jul 2012 21:18 GMT
'Violence at campus' as Saudi women protest
Students say at least 50 women injured at King Khalid University after security forces broke up protest over cleaning.
Last updated: 10 Mar 2012 03:33 GMT
Saudi Arabia beheads woman for 'sorcery'
Human rights group describes execution as "truly appalling" and notes steep rise in country's use of capital punishment.
Last updated: 13 Dec 2011 01:44 GMT
Egyptians protest over blogger's arrest
Alaa Abd El Fattah's refusal to recognise military court leads to calls for military council to step down.
Last updated: 01 Nov 2011 12:59 GMT
From 'hero' to 'criminal' for Bahrain surgeon
Dr Ali al-Ekri, dubbed a hero when volunteering to help Gaza's injured, was jailed after pro-democracy protests.
Last updated: 30 Sep 2011 16:07 GMT
Saudi woman driver to be lashed
Court in Saudi Arabia sentences woman to 10 lashes for defying the country's ban on female drivers.
Last updated: 27 Sep 2011 19:42 GMT
Egyptians rally against emergency laws
Hundreds in Tahrir Square condemn ruling military council's decision to expand Mubarak-era legislation.
Last updated: 16 Sep 2011 12:22 GMT
Arab League urges Syria to 'stop bloodshed'
Pressure on Damascus to end violence intensifies, but activists say 23 more people were killed on Tuesday.
Last updated: 14 Sep 2011 03:48 GMT
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Displaced CAR Muslims in dire straits
UNHCR says hundreds of people trapped in Yaloke town risk death if they are not evacuated to safety urgently.
'Enough is enough': US anti-racism protests
'Justice for All' demonstrations swell across the US over the deaths of African Americans in police encounters.
Uruguayans cautiously welcome former inmates
Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
Disproportionately high number of Aboriginal people in prison highlights inequality and marginalisation, critics say.
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