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Journalist among 12 detained in Turkey

Monday, 10 December 2018

Turkish police on Monday raided homes across Ankara and detained at least 12 people. Among the ......

EU embassies urge Sudan to release remaining political detainees

Tuesday, 20 February 2018

European embassies in Sudan on Monday jointly urged Khartoum to release all remaining political ......

Pakistani journalist held over Facebook posts criticizing security forces

Friday, 30 June 2017

A Pakistani reporter has been detained and charged under cybercrime laws for criticizing security ......

Israel to detain Jewish militant suspects without trial

Sunday, 02 August 2015

Israel intends to detain without trial citizens suspected of political violence against Palestinians ......

UNESCO awards press freedom prize to jailed Syria activist

Sunday, 03 May 2015

The U.N.'s cultural body on Sunday awarded its annual press freedom prize to Mazen Darwish, a Syrian ......

U.S. State Department's Guantanamo envoy resigns

Tuesday, 23 December 2014

The State Department envoy responsible for negotiating prisoner transfers from the U.S. military ......

Iran files charges against Iranian-British woman

Tuesday, 18 November 2014

 Iran's semi-official ISNA news agency is saying an Iranian-British woman has been detained ......

Maliki forces humiliate old detainee

Friday, 04 July 2014

Social media users in Iraq and elsewere have widely shared a video showing a group of soldiers, ......

Yemen: Prison break death toll reaches 10

Friday, 14 February 2014

Yemeni military and security officials says that the death toll from a prison break in the capital ......

Governor: ceasefire in Syria’s Homs extended

Thursday, 13 February 2014

A U.N.-backed humanitarian true in the western Syrian city of Homs was extended on Thursday for ......

Egypt releases filmmaker and American translator

Sunday, 09 February 2014

An Egyptian filmmaker who was detained along with an American translator last month says he has been ......

Two detained U.N. peacekeepers released in Syria

Wednesday, 05 February 2014

The United Nations announced on Tuesday the release in the last few days of two of its staff members ......

Family: Iran eases restrictions on detained dissident

Sunday, 02 February 2014

Iranian authorities have eased restrictions on detained opposition cleric Mehdi Karroubi, who helped ......

Warrants issued for judge and journalist over Iraq PM ‘libel’

Sunday, 02 February 2014

Arrest warrants have been issued for the judge who convicted Saddam Hussein and a journalist ......

Kidnapped South Korean trade official freed in Libya

Thursday, 23 January 2014

A South Korean trade official who was kidnapped in Libya has been freed three days after he was ......

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