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China hosts global forum featuring own take on human rights
China opens a human rights forum attended by developing countries in its energetic drive to showcase what it considers the strengths of its authoritarian political system under President Xi Jinping
Egyptian journalist wins Nelson Mandela Innovation Award
Egyptian rights campaigner wins Nelson Mandela award for individual activism for 2017
Here are the top issues facing Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on his trip to Turkey
A key partner in the fight against terror and an ally with a faltering record on human rights , Turkey will host Secretary of State Rex Tillerson Thursday as he embarks on his fourth overseas trip. There will be plenty to discuss as the two countries continue to work together to defeat ISIS even as
Ali Rezaian, Brother of Washington Post Reporter, Jason Rezaian, Speaks Out
Speaking from Germany, Ali shares the ordeal his family underwent to bring his brother home.
Amid Human Rights Concerns, Bill Clinton Thanks Moroccan King
In front of a cheering audience on the final day of the Clinton Global Initiative Middle East and Africa Meeting, former President Bill Clinton publicly thanked his host King Mohammed VI of Morocco . “[He] just called me and said we could all come back anytime. He was very pleased we were all
Turkish Court Overturns Government's Ban on Twitter
Turkey's ban on Twitter lasted all of six days. Earlier today, a Turkish court overturned the government's decision to ban the social media network. According to the television station NTV, Twitter is expected to be restored later in the day. Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, of the Justice and
Al Jazeera Calls for 'Global Day of Action' Over Jailed Journalists
3 Journalists Held for 55 Days in Egypt, Accused of Belonging to a 'Terrorist Group'
China Kicks Out Foreign Journalist
China has kicked out an accredited foreign journalist for the first time since 1998. Observers fear that the decision to expel Melissa Chan of the Al Jazeera English-language television network is an indication that China is cracking down on foreign media in an attempt to...
Prominent Chinese Artist Ai Weiwei Detained and Missing
The Artistic Director of the Olympic 'Bird's Nest' Stadium Is Government Critic
Pakistan Floods Destroy Bridges - World Roundup
PAKISTAN FLOODING Pakistan's army has deployed about 60,000 troops for rescue and relief operations out of a force of about 550,000 soldiers. Doctors say that malaria, diarrhea and gastroenteritis are growing threats. More than 1,600 people are estimated to have been killed in the disaster, and out