Persecution of activists
Mahmoud Hussein state persecution Egypt Activists Mohamed Adel and Mahmoud Hussein face state persecution in Egypt

The continued persecution of activists brings into question the legitimacy of claims made by President Abdel Fatah el-Sisi that the state is trying to engage with the opposition through the so-called national dialogue initiated earlier this year

No improvements to health system after one year of Marcos Jr administration

Despite promises of improvement to health services delivery and the health insurance model, the people in the Philippines are still struggling for access to good health care.

Matiullah Wesa arrest Afghan activist Matiullah Wesa’s arrest invokes widespread condemnation

Matiullah Wesa is a prominent education activist and has been running an educational organization  for nearly 14 years

Souvi Ould Cheine Mauritania Death of activist in police custody sparks protests demanding justice in Mauritania

Eight people, including senior police personnel, have been charged in the death of Souvi Ould Jibril Ould Cheine in Nouakchott on February 9. The killing led to protests and strikes demanding justice for the activist described as ‘the voice of the people’

Persecution of activists Philippines As long as we are here, we will keep fighting: Filipino health activists brave repression

Following the election of Bongbong Marcos as president of the Philippines, health activists remain worried about the impact his presidency might have on the status of human rights in the country

Teesta Setalvad arrest Protesters condemn arrest of prominent Indian activist Teesta Setalvad 

Teesta Setalvad was arrested on July 25 on a host of charges, including forgery and criminal conspiracy. She had spent the last 20 years fighting for justice for the victims of the 2002 Gujarat anti-Muslim riots

Ola Bini trial resumes Trial of Ola Bini resumes in Ecuador

The final leg of the trial against Swedish software developer Ola Bini started in a criminal court in Quito on Monday, resuming proceedings from an earlier three-day session in January. The ongoing trial comes after multiple delays and documented due process violations since Bini’s arrest in 2019

Amnesty International calls on Saudi Arabia to end travel bans on activists and families

The campaign titled ‘#LetThemFly’ documents in detail the cases of 30 Saudi human rights activists and 39 cases of family members and relatives of activists who were subjected to travel restrictions

US Congress approves $1B for Israel’s Iron Dome in govt. spending bill and other stories

Today we look at the military aid to Israel approved by the US Congress, the targeting of Sahrawi activist Aminatou Haidar with Pegasus, and more

Journalist killed in firing at garment workers’ protest in Haiti and other stories

Today we look at the violent repression of garment workers’ protests in Haiti, a report on Israel’s illegal practice of withholding bodies of Palestinians, and more

Occupation forces kill Palestinian teen in West Bank demolition raid and other stories

Today we look at a raid in the Occupied West Bank and settler violence in Sheikh Jarrah, the release of 4 Afghan women activists from detention, and more

Tsunami causes ‘unprecedented disaster’ in Tonga, oil spill in Peru and other stories

Today we look at a major oil on Peru’s coast, the death of a Tunisian protestor injured in a violent police crackdown, and more