The Federation of Arab Journalists calls for the release of Mahmoud Hussein, who was detained by Egypt on December 20.
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War & Conflict20 Jan 2017 12:16 GMT
From protests in the US, to cargo plane crash in Kyrgyzstan, and jubilation in Gambia, here is the week in pictures.
Somalia20 Jan 2017 08:23 GMT
UN's Antonio Guterres concerned over new report saying nearly 6,200 children were recruited over a six year period.
Human Rights19 Jan 2017 20:07 GMT
Risk of 'lost generation' as UN agency says 380,000 Syrian child refugees miss formal education at present in Turkey.
Human Rights19 Jan 2017 15:32 GMT
Malaysia PM Najib Razak warns that Rohingya could be 'infiltrated' by ISIL if their plight is not solved.
Human Rights19 Jan 2017 14:53 GMT
Palestinians in Israel protest in cities across the country after home demolition raid turned deadly in Um al Hiran.
People & Power19 Jan 2017 07:59 GMT
Why a new group of radical activists in Hong Kong are calling for greater autonomy - and even independence - from China.
Human Rights19 Jan 2017 06:38 GMT
Supreme Court weighs case by Muslims to decide whether men alleging religious discrimination had right to sue officials.
Human Rights18 Jan 2017 21:05 GMT
Government says move is needed to reduce overcrowded prisons, but opposition allege it will set back anti-graft drive.
Jordan18 Jan 2017 20:26 GMT
Eight activists, including retired army generals and teachers, charged over anti-government statements.
Inside Story18 Jan 2017 19:48 GMT
Amnesty International suggests basic human rights are being eroded across Europe, perhaps permanently.
Palestine18 Jan 2017 11:22 GMT
The one-classroom school in an East Jerusalem hospital allows chronically ill Palestinian children to continue studies.
Human Rights18 Jan 2017 08:14 GMT
There has been a surge in Latin American families trying to cross the US-Mexico border before Trump's inauguration.
US & Canada18 Jan 2017 05:50 GMT
Republicans say Obama's decision to shorten Chelsea Manning's sentence is a mistake that sets a dangerous precedent.
Human Rights18 Jan 2017 05:48 GMT
US army whistle-blower is one of 209 inmates whose sentences outgoing President Barack Obama has commuted.
Native Americans17 Jan 2017 12:30 GMT
As Standing Rock protests come to an end, Native Americans still face discrimination and racism across the Dakotas.
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