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24 February 2017
"Mr Netanyahu’s policies consistently aim to provoke, intimidate and oppress the Palestinian population which increase that imbalance, thus taking Israel irretrievably further from peace..."
23 February 2017
Critics say Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has engineered a police crackdown in Angola on an international private school.
21 February 2017
Some, however, warned that escalating tensions could end badly: "We live in the same region with Iran, any war on Iran means we all going to be devastated".
18 February 2017
State-sponsored Iranian hackers targetting civil human rights users have a new virus targeting Apple computers.
"[The decreasing number of men] exacerbates the problem and negatively affects young women and families, given the social norms that stigmatize unmarried women, divorcees, or even widows."
17 February 2017
13 February 2017
The Egyptian government is looking to women preachers as part of its campaign to reform religious discourse, but many are unhappy with the move.
12 February 2017
Gasem al-Hamad and his family live in California, safe from the war, but now Hamad's brother is stuck in Jordan. It's unknown when the family may be reunited.
10 February 2017
Cameroon's Internet regional shutdown enters its third week, Ukraine prosecutes two men for "separatist" speech on Vkontakte and Algerian lawyers are told to stop using social media.
One blogger, three passports and the intricate international relations of the Caucasus region. This gets pretty complicated.
8 February 2017
In airports and law offices around the United States, legal advocates and grassroots activists have found common ground in the fight against President Trump's Executive Order on Immigration.
After completing a five-year prison sentence for Facebook posts about religion on Facebook, the Judiciary has sent Soheil Babadi into internal exile in southern Iran.
To the wider public, the practices of the “Jewish National Fund” aren't well-known. But you can't understand Israel's colonization of Palestinian land without knowing the JNF.
"There are women that are being killed without doing anything wrong, and people are using this law to justify the killing these women."
7 February 2017
"Our goal is not erase our memories of war but to give hope to not give up on a country that has suffered so much."