Human rights

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Protests spread in Iran as President Raisi vows to crack down
Demonstrations that began with death of Mahsa Amini while detained by morality police pose biggest threat to regime in 13 years

Martin Chulov Middle East correspondent

24, Sep, 2022 @5:41 PM

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Greece urged to address anti-LGBTQI+ discrimination and intolerance
Council of Europe report highlighted need to enhance equality rights for intersex children in particular

Helena Smith in Athens

22, Sep, 2022 @5:53 PM

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Iran sends police to end Mahsa Amini protests as reports say seven killed
Internet blackouts and Instagram blocks also reported amid anger after 22-year-old woman’s death in custody

Patrick Wintour in New York

21, Sep, 2022 @2:16 PM

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Iranians: share your views on the protests following Mahsa Amini’s death
We’d like to hear from people in Iran how they feel about the protests following the death of Mahsa Amini in custody

Guardian community team

21, Sep, 2022 @11:12 AM

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Children as young as nine say they are ill from work recycling plastic in Turkey
Human Rights Watch says failure to enforce laws worsens health impact at centres, amid steep rise in EU and UK waste exports

Karen McVeigh

21, Sep, 2022 @4:00 AM

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Liz Truss misled committee over Gulf human rights, MP claims
Chris Bryant says Truss attempted to ‘pull wool over our eyes’ about raising rights with Gulf leaders

Peter Walker Political correspondent

20, Sep, 2022 @12:04 PM

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Madeleine McCann’s parents lose challenge over Portuguese libel case
Couple sought redress from European court of human rights after libel case against detective was overturned

Haroon Siddique Legal affairs correspondent

20, Sep, 2022 @11:56 AM

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Leading grain traders ‘sourcing soy beans from Brazilian farm linked to abuse’
Bunge and Cargill, behind more than 30% of soy exports to EU and UK, accused of exposing suppliers to link with indigenous rights violations

Andrew Downie

20, Sep, 2022 @10:38 AM

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West weighs calling for China Uyghur abuses inquiry at UN
Battle over influence at Human Rights Council, with Beijing warning of ‘politicisation of human rights’

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

19, Sep, 2022 @6:53 AM

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Call for UN torture watchdog to investigate Australia’s handcuffing of asylum seekers en route to medical care
Detainees report feeling humiliated sitting in handcuffs in waiting rooms during medical appointments

Christopher Knaus and Ben Doherty

15, Sep, 2022 @11:56 PM

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Anger among MPs as Chinese vice-president to attend Queen’s funeral
Wang Qishan to be at service despite banning of Conservative MPs due to complaints about Chinese repression

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

15, Sep, 2022 @6:50 PM

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Prosecutors urged to examine French role in Egyptian airstrikes on civilians
NGOs want investigation into border counter-terrorism operation that allegedly ended up bombing suspected smugglers

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

15, Sep, 2022 @4:00 AM

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