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Travel ban a blow to Sudan refugees awaiting US resettlement

Thursday, 29 June 2017

Dozens of Sudanese activists living in Egypt as refugees, many of whom fled fundamentalist Islamist ......

Iraq: Seven activists, who were kidnapped, freed in Baghdad

Wednesday, 10 May 2017

Seven civil society activists, who were kidnapped in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad, have now been ......

IN PICTURES: Wedding dresses hang in Beirut seafront protest against rape laws

Monday, 24 April 2017

An artistic protest on one of Beirut’s famous seafronts has been staged this week for the ......

UK condemned for seizing journalist’s passport at Damascus request

Friday, 30 September 2016

The international NGO Reporters Without Borders (RSF) on Thursday has condemned British officials ......

Prominent Syrian activist Khaled Issa dies after blast hits his home

Saturday, 25 June 2016

Khaled Issa, an independent Syrian photojournalist – known for his activism, has died late ......

Syrian activist survives ISIS assassination attempt in Turkey

Monday, 13 June 2016

A Syrian independent media activist working in southeast Turkey survived an assassination attempt ......

Why do Egyptians dislike political activists?

Monday, 06 June 2016

Mohammed Nosseir is an Egyptian liberal politician who advocates for advancing liberalism, political participation, and economic freedom. Mohammed was member of the higher committee at the Democratic Front Party from 2007 to 2012, and then member of the political bureau of the Free Egyptian Party till mid 2013. Mohammed advocates for his work through providing the Egyptian government with a number of schemes to better reform its government institutes, as well as he is a regular contributor to various Egyptian newspapers. Mohammed also has extensive experience in the private sector, working with a number of international companies assisting them in expanding their businesses in the Middle East. Mohammed graduated from Faculty of Commerce, Ain Shams University, Cairo (1986); he participated at Aspen Seminar on Leadership, Values and Good Society (2011), Eisenhower Fellow, Multi-National Program (2009) and Stanford Fellow for Democracy, Development & Rule of Law (2008).

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From a young activist, a show of anger at Egypt's courts

Wednesday, 01 June 2016

Egyptian activist Sanaa Seif decided she had had enough of Egypt’s justice system. When the ......

Death of teenage girl casts doubt on Egypt's efforts to end FGM: activists

Tuesday, 31 May 2016

The death of a teenage girl during an operation to illegally perform female genital mutilation (FGM) ......

Bangladesh teachers protest penance for 'Islam insult'

Thursday, 19 May 2016

Thousand of teachers took to the streets across Bangladesh Thursday to protest against a ......

Revenge, despair pushing Syrians into militant ranks: study

Wednesday, 04 May 2016

Economic concerns and the desire for a sense of purpose and revenge are the major factors pushing ......

Bangladesh blames Islamists for brutal murder of activist

Tuesday, 12 April 2016

Bangladeshi police said on Tuesday they suspect a domestic Islamist militant group of being behind ......

Secular activist hacked to death in Bangladesh

Thursday, 07 April 2016

A Bangladeshi law student who posted against Islamism on his Facebook page has been murdered, police ......

Sudanese forces silence female activists with violence, rape-rights group

Thursday, 24 March 2016

Sudanese security forces have used threats, assault and rape to silence female human rights ......

SeaWorld admits its employees spied on animal rights groups

Friday, 26 February 2016

The marine amusement park SeaWorld on Thursday admitted that its employees have posed as animals ......

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