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Don’t Be Fooled by Saudi’s Reshuffle

Don’t Be Fooled by Saudi’s Reshuffle

By Adam Coogle | (Human Rights Watch) | - King Salman’s promotion of his nephew Mohammed bin Nayef to the position of crown prince and heir apparent marks a change of direction…
Shock & Awe In Syria:  It never Works

Shock & Awe In Syria: It never Works

By Juan Cole The London pan-Arab daily "Hayat" [Life] reports this morning on the air strikes conducted on ISIL positions in Raqqah, Syria, by the United States and several Arab allies. The…
Israel: Reverse Illegal Plans for West Bank

Israel: Reverse Illegal Plans for West Bank

Human Rights Watch (Jerusalem) – Israel should immediately reverse its illegal appropriation of a large swath of land in the occupied West Bank south of Jerusalem, Human Rights Watch said today. The…
Egypt’s Cover-Up: Rabia Massacre One Year Later

Egypt’s Cover-Up: Rabia Massacre One Year Later

By Sarah Leah Whitson Published in: Open Democracy “Forget about Morsy, forget about Rab`a,” my Egyptian neighbourhood grocer told me the other day, expressing the loyalty to the president, Abel Fattah al-Sisi,…
Gaza’s Schools on the Battlefield (HRW)

Gaza’s Schools on the Battlefield (HRW)

By Bede Sheppard via Human Rights Watch Follow @BedeOnKidRights On July 30 a school in the Jabaliya refugee camp in Gaza run by the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) came…
When will Israel Stop Shooting at Gaza Civilians?

When will Israel Stop Shooting at Gaza Civilians?

(By Sarah Leah Whitson, Human Rights Watch) (Jerusalem) – The Israeli military should immediately stop shooting at Palestinian civilians inside Gaza. Israeli military forces have killed 4 and wounded more than 60…
Saudi Arabia arrests Thinker for Encouraging Dissent!

Saudi Arabia arrests Thinker for Encouraging Dissent!

(By Human Rights Watch) Saudi authorities have repeatedly harassed Abu al-Khair for his human rights work, and now they’ve suddenly jailed him without letting him notify his family. The authorities should free…