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Seizing a Historic Opportunity to End Torture in the Middle East and North Africa: Ten

Geneva, 10 December 2011. On the occasion of the UN Human Rights Day, the World Organisation against Torture (OMCT) and fourteen partner organisations from eight countries in the Middle East

Audacity to Change: Open Letter to President Obama

The Arab world is experiencing a time of epic transformation. Few believed the streets of Tunis would rebel in their lifetimes, let alone simultaneously with Tripoli, Cairo, Damascus, Sana’a and

HRW: Retry or Free 12,000 After Unfair Military Trials In Egypt

(New York) – Since it took over patrolling the streets from the police on January 28, 2011, Egypt’s military has arrested almost 12,000 civilians and brought them before military tribunals,

Israel misreads history, corners itself

The Israeli attack on the Mavi Marmara aid ship bound for Gaza on May 31, 2010, has proven to be a turning point in Turkish-Israeli relations.

Following Assault on Aid Ships, MB Calls for an End to Israel’s Crimes Against Humanity

Once again, Israel’s arrogant practices expose its true irreversible aggressive nature. First it committed its brutal crime against Freedom Flotilla 1 killing nine Turks on the Marmara vessel and towing

Political Education Workshop at Cairo University

The Renaissance Center for Training and Development and the Forum of International Law, affiliated to the Faculty of Economics and Political Science at Cairo University, are organizing an intensive course

Morsy to French Ambassador: FJP Committed to Democracy and Rule of Law

During his meeting on Thursday with Jean Felix-Paganon, the French ambassador to Cairo, the Freedom and Justice Party (FJP) Chairman Dr. Mohamed Morsy asserted that his party believes all political

Gaza: UNRWA Responds “Of course the blockade is illegal, and it is not helpful. We

I interviewed Adnan Abu Hasna, United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA)Media Advisor, about the desperate housing situation in the Gaza Strip, and recent protests against UNRWA’s failure for over

US Politicians Continue to Appease Pro-Israel Lobby, Misjudge the Brotherhood

Granger and Lowey are not the only American politicians who voice skepticism – or even a degree of animosity – towards Egypt after the fall of Mubarak.

Assad’s regime of torture

As the fists and boots and sticks pummelled his body and bloodied his face, the college student screamed out what he thought his interrogators wanted to hear: The name of