Human rights

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It can be hard to distinguish the cultural claims of right and left. Just look at Qatar | Kenan Malik
Universal human rights or cultural imperialism? Divide clouds the debate over World Cup hosts

Kenan Malik

27, Nov, 2022 @7:30 AM

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Starvation being used as a weapon of war in South Sudan, report reveals
Hundreds of thousands forced into refugee camps as homes and crops destroyed and aid workers are targeted for attack

Sarah Johnson

25, Nov, 2022 @10:01 AM

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At least 58 Iranian children reportedly killed since anti-regime protests began
Rights groups say children as young as eight are among the victims of the crackdown by security services since the death of Mahsa Amini

Deepa Parent, Ghoncheh Habibiazad and Annie Kelly

20, Nov, 2022 @9:56 AM

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Ten years of hurt: how the Guardian reported Qatar’s World Cup working conditions
As the tournament begins we look back over a decade in which our coverage of conditions for migrant workers has been instrumental in forcing change

Annie Kelly

19, Nov, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Greek court acquits activists who hung banner at Acropolis in China protest
Landmark decision described as ‘huge victory for freedom of expression and right to peaceful protest in Europe’

Helena Smith in Athens

17, Nov, 2022 @5:29 PM

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Under the shadow of death: prisoners who escaped execution in Iran
A random encounter led a photographer to document murderers once on Iran’s death row, where inmates can be reprieved, often at the gallows, but only if they can pay blood money

Ramita Navai. Photographs by Enayat Asadi

10, Nov, 2022 @12:47 PM

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Cop27 wifi in Egypt blocks human rights and key news websites
Attendees say they are unable to visit Human Rights Watch and other sites needed during climate talks

Ruth Michaelson

07, Nov, 2022 @11:03 AM

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Dozens arrested as Iranian security forces attack university campuses
Detained students could face death penalty, human rights groups report, with at least 277 people killed as protests enter eighth week

Deepa Parent

04, Nov, 2022 @5:20 PM

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Make poverty discrimination illegal like racism or sexism, urges UN official
Exclusive: ‘Povertyism’ restricts access to education, housing, jobs and benefits and must be outlawed, says UN rapporteur

Lizzy Davies

26, Oct, 2022 @6:15 AM

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EU border agency accused of serious rights violations in leaked report
Classified document alleges Frontex involvement in cover-ups and illegal pushbacks of asylum seekers from Greece and Malta

Katy Fallon

14, Oct, 2022 @5:45 AM

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‘The fire of our anger is still burning’: protesters in Iran speak out
Those taking to the streets say Mahsa Amini’s death has ignited a deep unrest that won’t end until the Islamic Republic is overthrown

Abu Muslim Shirzad

10, Oct, 2022 @1:41 PM

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Tigray rebels tortured and killed civilians in renewed fighting, survivors claim
Witnesses claim the attacks in Amhara region last month were carried out on those the TPLF suspected of supporting Ethiopian federal forces

Lucy Kassa

10, Oct, 2022 @5:00 AM

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