Monday 21 May 2018
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Rights group to monitor Bahrain rallies

Bahrain human rights activists have announced that they will attend all marches and gatherings in the country until the month-end as independent observers. The activists have urged the organisers of the rallies to ensure that the gathering


20 protesters killed across Syria says group

Syrian forces shot dead at least 20 civilians in attacks on pro-democracy demonstrations across the country on Friday, the Syrian human rights organisation Sawasiah said. Syrians in their thousands took to the streets nationwide for the 17


Bahrain NGOs slam rights groups

Six Bahraini non-governmental organisations (NGOs) have condemned statements by international rights bodies following anti-government protests in the kingdom. World human rights organisations and international figures have made statements


US seeks probe into Iran student's death

The United States has joined a rights group in calling for a full investigation into the death of a Kurdish law student in Iran after he was detained in the western city of Sanandaj. "The United States is deeply concerned about the tragic

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