Human Rights Violations


Amnesty’s 2011 Report: Paints Dismal Picture of Bahrain ‘s Human Rights Violations

Amnesty International's Annual Report of 2011 for Bahrain indicates a dismal picture of human rights in the country with unfair trials, arrests of anti-government activists, repression of freedom of expression,

Who is who in Syrian opposition?

A summary of the opposition groups and their power in Syria which has been ruled by the Baath Party for 48 years.

Interior Ministry set ablaze described as counter-revolutionary

Tuesday witnessed a Fire sweeping the upper floors of Egypt's Interior Ministry building as policemen protested outside to demand higher pay and improved health care.

New Interior Minister vows SS powers will be limited

The newly appointed Interior Minister Mansour Essawy has confirmed that the ministry will hold any State Security officer who violated the rights of the people accountable.

PM appoints new Interior Minister following scandalous revelations

A new interior minister has been appointed by Egypt’s new PM Essam Sharaf indicating further that the old guard under Egypt’s deposed Mubarak may be out for good.

Documenting the crime of torture in the Palestinian Authority’s Territories

The Arab Organization for Human Rights in Britain has issued several reports on human rights violations in the territory of the Palestinian Authority highlighting the practice of torture in prisons.

Mubarak’s Ticking Bomb

The Egyptian regime is yet to learn that democracy means more than just going through the motions.

Egypt – Pawn in a Losing Game?

The Middle East is turbulent. In the midst of war, threats of war and oppression, the Egyptian election took place and it was marred by voter intimidation, fraud, and a

Syrian Haithem Al-Maleh to receive 2010 Alkarama Award for Human Rights Defenders

Haithem Al-Maleh , prominent Syrian human rights defender and lawyer, will be the recipient of the Alkarama Award 2010 for Human Rights Defenders.

Israel afraid of increasing boycott of its products in Europe

Israeli businessmen expressed fears that the European campaign to boycott Israeli products could widen after a sharp decline in exports.