10 February 2016 9:06
Rabid-dog Israeli forces have destroyed over 10 Palestinian houses and residential structures in the village of Khirbet Tana, located in the northern part of the occupied West Bank.
Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian Authority (PA) official who monitors the Israeli regime’s settlement activity, said that Israeli bulldozers demolished the houses and structures on Tuesday, with Israeli officials claiming that they had been...
10 February 2016 7:18
Palestinians in Europe Conference called for a mass Arab and international support for the journalist Mohamed al-Qeiq who has been on hunger strike for 76 days in protest at his illegal detention in Israeli jails without charge or trial. Chairman of the conference Mazen Kahil called on the European Union and the free world to stand by the Palestinian people...
9 February 2016 21:07
A man has succumbed to burn injuries one day after setting himself on fire in Turkey’s southwestern province of Antalya in a bid to protest his joblessness.
On Monday, Ulas Akin went to Antalya’s Muratpasa Municipality, hoping to speak with the district mayor after he was fired from his job as a construction worker.
However, the 32-year old Turkish citizen was informed that Mayor Umit...
9 February 2016 11:04
The Palestinian commission of detainees and ex-detainees has said that the Israeli occupation has escalated its violations against the Palestinian women during al-Quds intifada (uprising) and kidnapped about 100 of them from all areas.
In a brief report on Saturday, the commission stated that since the intifada started last October, the Israeli military and security forces have committed serious crimes and...
8 February 2016 7:43
Anti-migration and anti-Muslim protests by far-right groups are on the rise across Western Europe and disgruntled authorities hanging on to dear political life are not doing anything about it.
Almost everywhere, in Germany, France and Britain in particular, masked protesters are marching against what they call EU’s open-door migration policy. Uneasy about the mass arrivals, the protesters are carrying placards with...
7 February 2016 8:47
A non-governmental human rights body in Bahrain has expressed deep concerns over the Al Khalifa regime’s systematic crackdown on female rights activists in the Persian Gulf kingdom.
The Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) announced in a statement on Saturday that Bahraini authorities are deliberately singling out female rights defenders to take revenge and also force them into stopping their campaign.
6 February 2016 14:21
A Human Rights Watch (HRW) researcher says Saudi Arabia is at war with rights activists, blasting the West for remaining “notoriously” tight-lipped over Riyadh’s abuses.
The Saudi regime has imprisoned “practically their entire human rights community. There is almost no one left who is not in jail,” Adam Coogle, a Middle East researcher with the HRW told Deutsche Welle in an interview.
He said almost all...
6 February 2016 9:33
Iran’s FM Zarif articulated his concerns about human rights violation, Islamophobia, and discrimination against Muslims in Western countries.
No country in the world could claim perfection in observing human rights, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said at an event in the British parliament.
The Iranian chief of diplomacy who is in London to discuss Syrian crisis voiced concern over the breach of...
5 February 2016 18:28
Nigeria's political activists disclosed that they have found a mass grave where hundreds of civilians who were massacred during the Nigerian army's raids on two Islamic Movement in Nigeria centers on December 12 and 13 have been dumped.
The mass grave is located in Mando Kaduma cemetery along the Birnin Gwari road near Hajj camp in Kaduna state and over 1,000 members...
5 February 2016 18:14
The family of the Palestinian hunger-striker Muhammad al-Qeiq said Friday that their son has gone through a critical health turn in the early morning hours. Al-Qeiq’s family said the hunger-striker could not respond to those who were present with him at the hospital room.
Al-Qeiq had earlier told al-Majd TV Channel in a phone interview that he would continue his hunger...
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