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Discussed: Egypt sets controls to guarantee equal work opportunities for differently-abled people

Wed, 19 Jan 2022 - 01:55 GMT

Egypt has set controls and procedures in the Law on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities relating to their right to work, seeking to integrate them into the society.

Egypt lightens up Foreign Ministry’s Headquarters on 75th anniversary of UNICEF

Thu, 23 Dec 2021 - 12:19 GMT

Shoukry said that the celebration reflects the distinguished cooperation between Egypt and UNICEF that lasted for decades to support national efforts related to the promotion of children’s rights.

National committee to eliminate FGM: We will not tolerate any practice against Egyptian girls' rights

Sat, 13 Jun 2020 - 02:47 GMT

President of The National Council for women said that the National committee to eliminate FGM will not tolerate any practice against the rights of Egyptian girls.

Egypt shows its efforts on HR to UN High Commissioner

Fri, 09 Mar 2018 - 05:50 GMT

Egypt submitted its voluntarily biannual report regarding its human rights efforts to the UN High Commissioner.

Victims of 'peacekeeper massacre' in C. Africa finally remembered

Tue, 28 Nov 2017 - 08:48 GMT

A stunned crowd looks on as crates bearing macabre labels .

Taiwanese activist jailed in China for five years for 'subversion'

Tue, 28 Nov 2017 - 08:29 GMT

A Chinese court sentenced Taiwanese democracy activist Lee Ming-cheh to five years in prison on Tuesday.

Chinese human rights lawyers jailed for two years

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 - 10:29 GMT

A prominent Chinese human rights lawyer was sentenced to two years in prison for "inciting subversion" on Tuesday.

Incapable women get ID cards through “Your card … Your rights” project

Wed, 08 Nov 2017 - 10:35 GMT

Every Egyptian woman in the society should hold a national ID as one of her simplest rights.

Sisi’s visit to France prioritizes human rights

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 - 10:58 GMT

Egyptian President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi conveyed Egypt’s perspective of human rights on the sidelines of his visit to France on Tuesday.

At UN, countries launch push to end trade in torture goods

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 - 03:55 GMT

About 60 countries led by the European Union on Monday.

US sued over border searches of phones and computers

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 - 03:21 GMT

US rights groups sued the government Wednesday over the increasing use of warrantless searches of cellphones and computers of travelers.

Palestinian authority extends detention of rights activist: NGO

Wed, 06 Sep 2017 - 01:14 GMT

The Palestinian Authority has extended the detention of a prominent rights activist who criticised president Mahmud Abbas's administration

Fight against planned Nicaragua Canal goes to inter-American body

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 - 09:04 GMT

A rural movement in Nicaragua that opposes the government's plan to build a cross-country canal to rival Panama's

UN rights chief pressures China on dissident widow's fate

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 - 09:31 GMT

UN rights chief Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein said Thursday he plans to meet with Chinese officials to push for assurances that the widow of late dissident Liu Xiaobo will be allowed to leave China.

Malala condemns China over death of fellow Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 - 01:14 GMT

Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai condemned China's treatment of her fellow peace prize-winner Liu Xiaobo following his death of liver cancer in custody last week.

Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo's ashes scattered in the sea: brother

Sat, 15 Jul 2017 - 10:09 GMT

The ashes of late Chinese Nobel laureate and dissident Liu Xiaobo were scattered in the sea on Saturday.

Turkey's deepening tragedy of murdered women

Wed, 12 Jul 2017 - 01:00 GMT

As she did most afternoons, Pinar Unluer was waiting to collect her six-year-old son from his school in Turkey's Aegean city of Izmir.

China's ailing Nobel laureate in 'critical condition'

Mon, 10 Jul 2017 - 10:14 GMT

China's cancer-stricken Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo is in a critical condition as his tumour has grown and his liver is bleeding

Italy finally makes torture illegal

Thu, 06 Jul 2017 - 09:43 GMT

Italian lawmakers on Wednesday finally passed a bill making torture a crime under national law, after years of parliamentary back-and-forth.

China invites foreign cancer experts to treat Liu Xiaobo

Wed, 05 Jul 2017 - 10:27 GMT

The Chinese hospital caring for cancer-stricken Nobel laureate Liu has decided to invite US, German and other foreign experts to come and help treat him in China

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