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Saudi Arabia Tortures Human Rights Activists Including Women | Politics

  Since May, numerous activists have been put in jail in Saudi Arabia which includes several women and human rights groups. They have been tortured, sexually harassed and mistreated.   The victims have reported being given electric shocks and flogged, hung from the ceiling and sexually harassed and leaving some “unable to walk or stand properly, with marks on their[…]

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Matthew Hedges Sentenced To Life In Prison In UAE For Spying | Politics

  A British PhD student at Durham University in England has been sentenced to life in prison for spying in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), family spokeswoman has said.   Matthew Hedges, 31, and a specialist in Middle Eastern studies, had been arrested on May 5 at Dubai airport after a research trip. He was held in solitary confinement for[…]

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Trump’s Asylum Ban Blocked By Judge | Politics

  On Monday, a federal judge has blocked Donald Trump from preventing asylum to migrants illegally entering the United States from Mexico.   On November 9, the US president issued a proclamation, in response to a number of migrants moving towards the border, declaring that anyone who crossed the southern boarder illegally would be ineligible for asylum. Trump has justified[…]

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Nissan Boss Carlos Ghosn Arrested Over Serious ‘Misconduct’ | Politics

  Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn, one of the auto industry’s most high-profile executives, has been arrested over claims of financial misconduct in Japan, the carmaker has said. An internal investigation revealed “significant acts of misconduct” over many years by Ghosn and another top executive.   The chief executive has said that he will be sacked from the Japanese firm after[…]

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Rohingya Refugees Fear Repatriation to Myanmar | Politics

  On Thursday, Bangladesh and Myanmar had set to repatriate thousands of Rohingya refugees who fled a brutal army crackdown last year, to Myanmar. However, by late afternoon no-one agreed to return, according to Bangladeshi authorities.   Bangladesh’s Refugee Relief, Mohammed Abdul Kalam has said: “We have not found any volunteers. We will continue looking”. He then added: “We will[…]

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