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Bahrain opposition warns puppet regime about abuse of female activists

Bahrain’s largest opposition group has warned about the ruling regime’s sweeping arrest and abuse campaign against female activists throughout the course of a campaign of suppression that has already taken the lives of scores of dissidents. Manama has rounded up as many as 994 women for demanding “freedom and democracy” since the start of anti-regime rallies on the island in 2011, al-Wefaq…

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Female victims come clean about ‘torture’ in UAE jails

  A new report has revealed the extent of torture and violent instances of mistreatment practiced against women in UAE prisons.   The New Khalij – an Arabic-language news website covering the human rights situation in the Persian Gulf’s littoral Arab countries – in an audio report published on Friday studied several cases in which of sufferings by female detainees in UAE…

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Bahraini protesters show support for detained senior clergyman

Scores of people have held a protest in Bahrain to voice their support for distinguished Shia cleric Sheikh Khalid Fadhil al-Zaki, whom regime forces recently arrested as the ruling Al Khalifah regime does not shy away from its clampdown on pro-democracy campaigners in the kingdom. The protesters staged a rally in the northwestern village of Diraz, situated some 12 kilometers west of the…

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Great Satan US Cabinet members defend close ties with Slaughterer Saudis, lawmakers unswayed

Two senior US Cabinet members have urged senators not to downgrade relations with Saudi Arabia over the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, but members of Congress from both political parties said they could not ignore reports that Saudi’s de facto ruler, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, was involved in last month’s killing. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Secretary…

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Italian lawmakers pass tough anti-migrant bill despite criticism

The Italian parliament has approved as law a tough anti-migrant and security bill drafted by far-right Interior Minister and Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini despite strong criticism from the political left. The lower house of the Italian parliament, known as the Chamber of Duties, adopted the controversial bill with 396 votes in favor to 99 against on Wednesday, making it…

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Britain mourns loss of famous pro-Palestine, anti-war ‘rebel’

Britain is mourning the loss of World War II veteran Harry Leslie Smith who famously defended social justice, called for the boycott of “apartheid” Israel and condemned UK austerity measures and the lack of support for refugees. Smith, who lived through the Great Depression and always described himself as the “world’s oldest rebel”, died Wednesday in a Canadian hospital while…

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Argentina mulling charges against Saudi crown prince over Yemen war, Khashoggi murder

Human Rights Watch (HRW) has formally requested Argentine judicial authorities to use a domestic constitutional clause to arrest and prosecute Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, known as MbS, for war crimes in Yemen and the murder of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi when he enters Argentina later this week to attend a G20 summit. The New York-based rights group filed…

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Bahraini opposition groups urge boycott of so-called elections

Bahrain’s dissolved opposition groups and religious scholars have boycotted Saturday’s general elections in the country amid reports that the island kingdom is inching closer towards Israel. Al-Wafaq and al-Haq made the call on Friday, asking the people to take up the measure until the elections were over on Saturday. They described the ballot as mock elections. Bahrain’s religious scholars also…

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Almost 85,000 Yemeni kids may have died of malnutrition amid Saudi war: Save the Children

  A UK-based charity says more than 84,700 children under the age of five may have starved to death in Yemen since the Saudi regime and a coalition of its allies launched a brutal war on the already-impoverished nation over three years ago. Using data compiled by the UN, Save the Children calculated in a Tuesday report the mortality rate for untreated cases…

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Muslim Preacher Survives Assassination Attempt in US, No Police Response

Abdul Alim Musa, an African American Islamic scholar and imam of Oakland Mosque, was attacked after Maghrib prayer in the mosque on November 4. Despite the passage of more than two weeks since the attack, there has not been any action by the police or the US government yet. Speaking to the Tasnim News Agency, Imam Abdul Alim Musa explained…

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