Stories about Middle East & North Africa from July, 2017
A group of human rights defenders and information technology trainers continue to face jail time in Turkey and accusations that they were "aiding a terrorist organization without being a member."
Bahraini authorities have constantly harassed Al-Saegh because of her rights activism.
Activists called for a protest after four Syrian refugees died while in the custody of the Lebanese army.
"The accusations of aiding an armed terrorist organisation against them are groundless. Workshops of this kind are common, essential education for human rights organisations."
In a tweet on behalf of their staff, Amnesty International recalled their efforts to protect (Turkish President) Erdogan when he was arrested in 1998 during a stint as Istanbul's mayor.
Imran al-Radwan is serving a seven-year jail sentence for calling for reform in the UAE.
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