United Nations human rights experts called on Saudi Arabia on Tuesday to end "repression" of rights activists and release dozens detained since September for peacefully exercising their civil and political rights.
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has been strongly urged to release the African country’s senior Shia cleric and leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky, who was seriously wounded and detained in a brutal raid on his residence nearly two years ago.
The lifetime toxic chemical releases associated with coal-generated electricity are 10 to 100 times greater than those from electricity generated with natural gas obtained via fracking, a University of Michigan (UM) study found.
Hosni Mubarak, who was overthrown as president of Egypt in a popular uprising in 2011, will be released from detention in a military hospital, the public prosecutor ruled on Monday, his lawyers and judicial sources said.
Reporters Without Borders (RSF), a group advocating the rights of journalists and activists, has called on the Bahraini regime to immediately release prominent rights activist Nabeel Rajab, saying his continued detention would do nothing to cleanse Manama's image as a rights violator.
US Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has called on his Democratic rival, Hillary Clinton, to release "detailed medical records,” adding he would have "no problem" issuing his own medical report.
Iraq's Kurdish forces huddled in an abandoned home on the edge of Qarqashah, one of a dozen villages east of Mosul, that was captured from the Daesh group this week in operations aimed at laying the groundwork for an advance on the terrorist-held city, AP reported.