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Saudi Arabia detains two more women’s rights activists: HRW

  Human Rights Watch (HRW) says Saudi Arabia has recently arrested two more women’s rights advocates as part of an ongoing campaign to silence the dissidents. The New York-based rights group said on Wednesday that Saudi authorities had taken into custody activists Nouf Abdelaziz and Mayaa al-Zahrani on June 6 and 10, respectively, and both are now being held incommunicado. Abdelaziz had expressed…

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Migrant kids kept in jail-like conditions at juvenile detention center in Texas

Migrant children are being kept in prison-like conditions with only emergency blankets to keep them warm at the McAllen juvenile detention centre in Texas, footage released by the US government on Tuesday showed. The facility is run by the US customs and border service. Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ new zero-tolerance policy has been blamed for separating families. Under the new…

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Terrorist israel advances bill criminalizing filming atrocities against Palestinians

  Israel’s cabinet ministers have authorized a bill that would criminalize filming of the Israeli soldiers’ atrocities against the Palestinians while on duty. A ministerial committee which oversees legislation voted in favor of the controversial bill on Sunday. The bill, sponsored by the Yisrael Beitenu party in Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s governing coalition, would subject anyone caught filming or publishing…

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European Parliament calls on Bahrain to end human rights violations

The European Parliament has called on Bahrain to immediately put an end to persecution of human rights activists in the country. In a Thursday resolution adopted with 479 votes in favor, 97 against and 58 abstentions, the European lawmakers called on the Bahraini regime “to immediately release all human rights defenders imprisoned for their activities, and in particular Mr. Nabeel…

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Bahrain’s election ban targets 50k nationals: Opposition group

Bahrain’s main Shia opposition group, the al-Wefaq National Islamic Society, has condemned a newly passed law that bans figures of dissolved opposition parties and organizations from running in parliamentary elections. On Monday, Bahraini King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifah signed off on “The Exercise of Political Rights,” an amended version of the kingdom’s election law, which prohibits “leaders and members…

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Zionist servant Bahraini king signs off on law banning opposition figures from running in elections

Bahrain’s king has signed into law a contentious bill recently adopted by the parliament, which bans figures of dissolved opposition parties and organizations from running in parliamentary elections. King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa signed off on “The Exercise of Political Rights,” an amended version of the kingdom’s election law which passed the National Assembly in late May, the official…

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Assad: UK Publicly Supported White Helmets; US, UK Presence in Syria Invasion

  President Bashar al-Assad said that the UK publicly supported the White Helmets that are a branch of Al Qaeda and Nusra Front in different areas of Syria, stressing that Syria considers the White Helmets to be a PR stunt by the UK. In an interview given to Britain’s Mail on Sunday published on Sunday morning, President Assad asserted that…

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Inhuman zionist Saudi-Led Coalition Targeted Cholera Treatment Center in Yemen’s Hajjah

International medical humanitarian organization, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), said on Monday that the Saudi-led coalition had targeted one of its cholera treatment centers in Hajjah’s Abs. “This morning´s attack on an @MSF cholera treatment centre in Abs by the Saudi and Emirati-led coalition shows complete disrespect for medical facilities and patients. Whether intentional or a result of negligence, it is…

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Texas family sues US government after mass shooting

  A family that lost three generations at a Texas church mass shooting in November filed a lawsuit Friday against the US government, claiming it could have prevented the gunman from legally acquiring firearms. Devin Patrick Kelley, who had a history of domestic abuse and mental health problems, killed 26 people and wounded 20 others at the First Baptist Church…

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Rising poverty, inequality threatens US social stability: Congressional candidate

The deepening poverty and income inequality in the United States threatens America’s social stability and political system, which is dominated by the country’s financial markets, says a peace activist and congressional candidate in New York. Poverty in the United States is extensive and growing under the administration of President Donald Trump, whose policies seem aimed at removing the safety net…

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