Stories about Middle East & North Africa from November, 2022
Whether its Ankara's ties with Washington DC and the EU, or Turkey's role in Ukraine war, President Erdoğan is seemingly turning "these separate developments into his favor."
Animal rights activists say this was not an isolated case, which sparked public outcry over the poor state of shelters and the mistreatment of animals.
Twitter, YouTube, TikTok, and Facebook have become complicit in aiding the state to silence independent voices in Turkey, even at times when content is not political.
Turkey marks International Day for the Elimination of Violence against women with disturbing femicide numbers
The number of femicides remain high, while existing protective measures lack effectiveness.
Despite harsh repression, the nationwide movement for freedom continues in Iran. Protesters have used creative ways in their resistance against the tyranny which shakes the authority of theocrats.
The relationship of many Brazilians with their national team has been one to ponder and continues as Selecao enter the Qatar FIFA World Cup season
As the 2022 FIFA World Cup kicks off Bangladesh has been gripped by football fever, as it is every four years.
Australian football players participating in the FIFA World Cup 2022 in Qatar have released a powerful video highlighting human rights abuses for workers and the LGBTQ+ community in the host country
Granting a football federation rights to censor content in the absence of a court order is yet another sign of a narrowing environment for freedoms.
Moshe Ha Elion was born in 1925 in Thessaloniki; he survived the Holocaust, and is well known for his Ladino publications and songs commemorating the plight of victims of Nazi death camps.
Three weeks ahead of the FIFA World Cup 2022, Qatar’s Labour Minister has rejected calls from human rights groups to compensate migrant workers involved in building stadiums and other infrastructure.
It is not entirely clear how many Russians have arrived thus far to Turkey since Russia's unprovoked invasion of Ukraine.
"Those who impose a broadcast ban, supposedly so that the public does not panic, are scaring everyone more by suppressing all the media."
Women of Purépecha and Amazigh descent fight for the land of their ancestors and everyone's climate
Azerbaijan and Iran have been saber-rattling and exchanging hostile rhetoric in weeks of heightened tensions.
COP27's agenda is at risk of being detailed by the host nation's deteriorating human rights record and crackdown on civic space.
While thousands of environmentalists, politicians, and scientists from all over the world converge on Egypt to attend COP27, the government is barring local civil society workers and activists from attending.
As the leading African gas exporter to Europe, is Algeria actually capable of compensating for the shortage of Russian gas supplies to the EU? And is it willing to cooperate?
In a massive feat of irony, Coca-cola, the world’s largest plastic polluter, is sponsoring COP27, the world’s largest annual environmental conference, which will take place in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt this month.