Posts Tagged “Sudan”

UN expert raises concern about violence against women in Sudan

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UN expert raises concern about violence against women in Sudan

UN expert raises concern about violence against women in Sudan UN expert raises concerns about violence against women, calls for legal reform The UN Independent Expert on Sudan expressed concern about reports that the security forces were using violence, intimidation and other forms of abuse to silence women across the country. “These abuses are made…

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Sudanese journalist fined over column criticizing police

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Sudanese journalist fined over column criticizing police

Sudanese journalist fined over column criticizing police New York, August 22, 2017—Sudanese authorities yesterday fined Suheir Abdelrahim, a columnist for the daily Al-Tayyar, for a column criticizing the police, according to news reports. The Committee to Protect Journalists condemned the sentence and called on authorities not to contest the journalist’s appeal. At an earlier hearing,…

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Hunger crisis ravages some Middle East nations, ICRC

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Hunger crisis ravages many Middle East nations, ICRC “Massive scaling up urgently needed to tackle hunger crisis” says ICRC’s Director of Operations The ICRC is appealing for $400m to help those most affected by the humanitarian crises in Somalia, Yemen, South Sudan and north-east Nigeria. The funds will ensure 5 million vulnerable people receive essential…

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Trump issues new restrictions on immigrants

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Trump issues new restrictions on immigrants

Trump issues new restrictions on immigrants President Donald Trump this week unveiled a new Executive Order to temporarily suspend immigration from six countries with Muslim majorities, dropping Iraq and easing restrictions on Syrian refugees. Critics insist it is a “Muslim ban” By Ray Hanania President Donald Trump this week unveiled a new Executive Order to temporarily suspend…

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Editorial : Sudanese government should free Christian woman accused of apostasy

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Editorial : Sudanese government should free Christian woman accused of apostasy

Editorial : Sudanese government should free Christian woman accused of apostasy By Ali Younes The case of Mariam Yehya Ibrahim, a Christian Sudanese woman who was sentenced to death because she was accused of converting to Christianity while being Muslim is a case in point of what’s wrong with Sudan and with many parts of…

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