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Latest in Tag: violence
War in the young nation has already killed thousands and forced more than 1.5 million people from their homes, and aid agencies warn of the risk of famine should fighting continue.
By Dr. César Chelala Rape as a weapon of war continues to take a heavy toll on women’s lives in today’s conflicts around the world. A high proportion of the women who are victims of rape end up infected with sexually transmitted diseases and infections, including HIV. The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is …
Ministry of Interior reports two cases of sexual harassment and arrests six in response
The Salloum border crossing has been shut for trucks in both directions until further notice
The attack came a day after violence, including heavy fighting between militants and security forces and twin suicide bombings targeting a minority group, killed at least 36 people in the northern province of Nineveh.
Students caught harassing girls near Upper Egypt high school
South of Baghdad, a roadside bomb near a secondary school in Mahmudiyah killed a male pupil, and a car bomb near a Shi’a mosque in Iskandiriyah killed two people.
Muslim Brotherhood leaders’ trial for inciting violence postponed to 14 June
The women were sentenced to jail time by the Mansoura Criminal Court on 21 May
International and national NGOs compiled testimonies that show “clear pattern of abuse” at Al-Azouly prison
Foreign ministry addresses the alleged coup attempt in Libya which left at least 79 killed
The Grand Imam of Al-Azhar shared his thoughts on revolutions in the Middle East, west and east relations, student violence and the tribal crisis in Aswan
Anger and frustration have escalated in Nigeria at the government’s failure to find the girls.
Expulsions for protesting come a month after 27 others expelled
By Dr. César Chelala As fear increases in the west about Vladimir Putin’s imperial ambitions, the Russian president has to confront at home his most powerful enemy: vodka. Russians’ love for vodka has a long history in the country. Legend holds that vodka arrived in Moscow in the 14th century, brought by Genovese merchants to Prince Dmitry Ivanovich. …
The Shubra Al-Kheima Criminal Court postponed on Tuesday the trial of 48 defendants, including former Supreme Guide of the Muslim Brotherhood Mohamed Badie to 7 May. The defendants include prominent Freedom and Justice Party (FJP) leader Mohamed Al-Beltagy, conservative preacher Safwat Hegazy, and FJP member and former Minister of Youth Osama Yassin. They are being …
During what witnesses are calling the most violent university clash yet, security forces break into faculty buildings and students light tyres on fire
The conflict, which extended for days, left 26 people dead and dozens injured
The organisation’s Secretary General says there is a media campaign to “demonise” the Brotherhood
AFTE calls on Cairo University to remove police from campus
Homes attacked as bloody tribal clashes continue despite army intervention
Some friends and relatives are surprised at those who question the integrity of the coming elections and wonder why they keep raising doubts concerning their democracy. And if so, what is the available evidence that the elections will be conducted in an undemocratic atmosphere? The truth is, there is serious doubt-raising evidence concerning the coming …
National Council for Women chairman criticises western countries’ “double-standards” in addressing human rights during 58th UN Commission on Status of Women
The African Union-United Nations Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) has reported a series of attacks on villages in the region this month, but the Khor Abeche camp in South Darfur, assaulted on Saturday, was an unusual target.
Defendants facing trial for the deadly violence that occurred in August and left around a dozen policemen dead in the Giza village
A group of political parties condemn violations against detainees
Verdict described by AFTE Student Observatory researcher as “worthless”
“Testimony of prosecution witness is imprecise,” says defence lawyer
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Human rights groups place blame on security forces for bloodiest day in months