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Nigeria summons Indian ambassador over student attacks

Nigeria summoned the Indian ambassador to Abuja on Wednesday following violent mob attacks on Nigerian students in India, the country’s state news agency reported. Hundreds of residents of Greater Noida, a satellite city of New Delhi, went on a violent … Continue reading

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Al Jazeera reporter spends 100th day in Egyptian jail

Thursday marks 100 days since Al Jazeera journalist Mahmoud Hussein was arrested by Egyptian authorities after returning to his home country for a holiday. Hussein is being held in conditions that violate his human rights. Recent footage of him outside … Continue reading

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Israel: The house of hate

“Collective fear stimulates herd instinct, and tends to produce ferocity toward those who are not regarded as members of the herd” – Bertrand Russell, Unpopular Essays I remember as a young boy sitting and watching my father’s blank stare as he … Continue reading

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British government takes next steps towards Brexit

The British government will on Thursday introduce legislation known as the Great Repeal Bill – a crucial part of its next steps towards leaving the European Union. The move comes the day after UK Prime Minister Theresa May set the … Continue reading

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The protest of Belarus' 'social parasites'

After enjoying a rapprochement with the European Union over the past three years, Belarus – a country with a fluctuating political and human rights record – diverted from this path and returned to its habit of brutal crackdowns on protests. … Continue reading

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Land Day 2017: Israel's relentless land grab continues

Today’s commemoration of Land Day is an emblematic reminder of the countless human rights violations that have characterised half a century of Palestinian land confiscation and dispossession. During the first Land Day in 1976 Palestinian citizens of Israel protested against the Israeli … Continue reading

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The Gambia's missing sons and daughters

Janjanbureh, The Gambia – The air is hot and dry, and the main road that dissects this riverside town is devoid of any sign of life. Janjanbureh was once the second largest town in The Gambia. Now, it is nowhere … Continue reading

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India's Ladycops

Hundreds of women’s police stations have been set up across India to combat domestic abuse and sexual violence, following the Delhi rape case in December 2012.  Parmila Dalal is second-in-command at the women’s police station in Sonipat, in the northern … Continue reading

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Arab Americans lead the charge for US civil liberties

Before Linda Sarsour was an organiser of the Women’s March, which the day after Donald Trump’s inauguration mounted the largest protest in US history, she was an Arab and Muslim American community organiser in New York City, building bonds with … Continue reading

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Subscribe to our new podcast, Al Jazeera Out Loud

We’re delighted to introduce our latest audio podcast, Al Jazeera Out Loud.  Get our top features, narrated, and delivered to you to listen to while you’re on the move. We’ll be publishing a new feature every few days, so subscribe … Continue reading

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