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5 September 2016
Rajab faces up to 15 years in jail for tweeting about the Saudi-led war in Yemen and denouncing incidents of torture in a Bahraini prison.
4 September 2016
Hundreds of thousands of online users have joined a Saudi women-lead campaign to end male guardianship in the kingdom.
2 September 2016
Mohamad Tamalt went on hunger strike on 27 June to protest his arrest and imprisonment. He is in jail for insulting the Algerian President online.
"We have been calling on the Lebanese state... to dig up mass graves and reveal the fate of my brother and many others, but our state has done absolutely nothing."
26 August 2016
"The people of Daraya paid a heavy price for their dream of freedom. For four years they defended their autonomy from the Assadist state, and kept going despite the siege."
29 June 2016
With its many factions dispersed, the Syrian Revolution is now staggering between an internationally-planned political solution and the long, lost dream of military triumph.
26 June 2016
17 June 2016
Douma graves have taught us that death has its own art forms in this war.
‘Mother, Don’t Cry If They Couldn’t Find My Body’: Remembering the 4,000 Syrian Refugees Who Died En Route to Europe
A humanitarian agency is working to increase global awareness about the refugees from Syria who have died trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea, releasing a film called “The Sea Cemetery.”
15 June 2016
9 May 2016
Activists are raising the alarm over the fate of more than 800 inmates, mostly political prisoners, held in Hama central prison after they staged a mutiny to demand their rights.
2 May 2016
Aleppo is being "wiped off the map" as you read these lines. Hundreds have been killed in recent days as activists appeal to the world to pay attention to their...
30 April 2016
While international diplomats met this week to determine the future of the UN’s peacekeeping mission in Western Sahara, demonstrators throughout the occupied territory are calling for self-determination and human rights.
Hundreds of Iraqi protestors stormed the Parliament building, in Baghdad's fortified Green Zone, in protest against a deadlock in approving a new government today. A state of emergency was declared.
27 April 2016
16 April 2016
"The numbers are increasing to thousands and the roar is getting louder: “People demand to overthrow the regime."
13 April 2016
“If children who suffer from violence are not given the assistance and support they need, they will be lost," says the World's Best Teacher Palestinian Hanan Al Hroub.
10 April 2016
Lawyers have filed complaints against the move, saying Sisi's decision to give up the Red Sea islands of Sanafir and Tarin, without approval from Parliament, is "unconstitutional."
8 April 2016
"Every day I become even prouder of taking part in the great January revolution that toppled a corrupt regime."
5 April 2016
Behind the fireworks, shiny racing cars and celebrations of the Formula 1 Grand Prix in Bahrain, 17-year-old Ali Abdul Ghani was gasping for his last breath.