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Israel:imprisonment without trial
Israel:imprisonment without trial

By AFP
June 6th 2012
 
 
JERUSALEM: Israel must free all Palestinians held without charges under so called “administrative detention” orders or give them …

Pakistan: Asma Jahangir at Risk?
Pakistan: Asma Jahangir at Risk?

By Web Desk
June 6th 2012
 
 
The Pakistani government should investigate allegations that elements in the Pakistani military and intelligence agencies have …

Saudi woman and moral courage
Saudi woman and moral courage

By Eman Al Nafjan
June 4th 2012
 
 
Few individuals are willing to brave the disapproval of their countrymen and the wrath of …

UN warn of Syria civil war
UN  warn of Syria civil war

By AFP
May 27th 2012
 
 
DAMASCUS: The head of a United Nations (UN) mission has warned of “civil war” in Syria after his …

Olympic Hurdles for Saudi Women
Olympic Hurdles for Saudi Women

By Web Desk
May 24th 2012
 
 
(London) – As the clock ticks down to the July opening ceremony, all nations except Saudi Arabia have …

From the inside out: reconciliation is more than possible
From the inside out: reconciliation is more than possible

Voices for Reconciliation
May 22 2012
 
 
Amidst the deep hurt of civil war, many think it impossible to speak with, let alone …

Syrian National Council re-elects Ghalioun as president
Syrian National Council re-elects Ghalioun as president

By Reuters
May 15th 2012
 
AMMAN: The Syrian National Council opposition group re-elected liberal politician Burhan Ghalioun as president at a meeting …

Saudi Arabia turns deaf ear to Olympic women
“I’m living evidence that cousin marriage doesn’t work,” said Salma, a Sudanese woman living in Qatar who was in the audience and spoke during the question and answer period. – Photo courtesy Creative Commons

By Eman Al Nafjan
April 18th 2012
This is not just about including Saudi women in the London 2012. It’s much more …

The UK Border Agency’s lack of speed is a problem. Lack of fairness is worse
The UK Border Agency’s lack of speed is a problem. Lack of fairness is worse

By Donna Covey
April 15th 2012
The Home Affairs Select Committee once again hit the headlines last week with a damning report …

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