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Saudi detains two human rights activists: monitor

Saudi Arabia has arrested two human rights activists, one of whom tweeted a depiction of the birth of Christ on Christmas Day, a monitoring group said today. The arrests of Essam Koshak and Ahmed al-Mshikhs are "part of the ongoing attacks on human rights ... Business Standard, 1 month ago

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Coalition used banned cluster bombs in Yemen: HRW

The Saudi-led coalition battling rebels in Yemen used banned cluster bombs in attacks near two schools this month, Human Rights Watch said today. The watchdog said that the alliance fired Brazilian-made rockets containing the outlawed munitions on ...
 Business Standard1 month ago

Saudi-led strikes on Yemen port, fears for civilians - UN

The Saudi-led coalition has intensified air strikes on the Yemen port of Hodeidah, potentially trapping civilians and endangering a humanitarian operation to import vital supplies, the United Nations human rights office said on Friday.
 DNA1 week ago

A step forward: Saudi Arabia has its first ever Women's Day

In a first, Saudi Arabia celebrated its own Women’s Day over the weekend. A three-day gathering was held at the King Fahd Cultural centre in Riyadh, reported The Independent . Amongst those present at the event were female members of the Saudi Royal ...
 DNA2 weeks ago

Saudi writer jailed for seven years: watchdog

A Saudi writer has been sentenced to seven years in prison for offences including having contact with foreign journalists, a rights group said today, part of what activists call "an intensified crackdown". The Gulf Centre for Human Rights said Nadhir ...
 Business Standard3 weeks ago

End ban on women driving, UN expert tells Saudi

Saudi Arabia's government should end the kingdom's ban on women driving and reform the male guardianship system, a United Nations independent expert said today. Philip Alston spoke at the end of a 12-day visit during which he met cabinet ministers, people ...
 Business Standard1 month ago

Saudi condemns 15 to death for spying for Iran

A Saudi court today sentenced 15 people to death for spying for the kingdoms rival Iran, local media and a source close to the case said, in a move likely to heighten regional tensions. The source said that most of the 15 Saudis were members of the kingdoms ...
 Deccan Herald2 months ago

Canada court dismisses challenge to controversial arms deal

A Canadian court on Tuesday dismissed a challenge to the government's controversial arms deal with Saudi Arabia, ruling that the former foreign affairs minister considered the relevant security and human rights factors. Former Foreign Affairs Minister ...
 Reuters3 weeks ago

Erdogan says end goal of Turkish operation in Syria is Raqqa| Reuters

ISTANBUL President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday the final goal of a Turkish incursion into Syria was not just to retake the city of al-Bab from Islamic State, but to cleanse a border region including Raqqa of the jihadists.Turkish-backed Syrian rebels are ...
 First Post.com1 week ago

Lessons India can take from America

'It will be a fine day when we can claim to have institutions in civil society as influential and as popular as ACLU, which is a strong body only because millions of Americans support its values.''When Indians take offence at how other Indians are treated, when we take injustice to others personally, we will begin to make India great,' says Aakar Patel.Illustration: Dominic Xavier/ Many Americans felt offended by an order of their new president banning immigrants from seven nations.
 Rediff.com1 week ago
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