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Social media websites incite violence, says lawyer
Driver allegedly refused to go out on a “work errand” with the officer; drivers stage strike following shooting
Police propaganda newsletters recently announced the arrest of individuals accused of collecting foreign currency and trading in the informal market, following a steep increase in the US dollar exchange rate
NGO calls for legal solutions to security, bureaucratic obstacles to licenses
The NGO staged a protest Saturday demanding that victims of sectarian attacks be granted their rights
Voters in Zambia are casting their ballot in a tightly contested presidential race. The Electoral Commission of Zambia, religious leaders and security chiefs have urged for calm during and after the vote.
Question of church constructions stir several sectarian incidents
Official statements imply blame on Coptic man who “attempted to build church” in private residence
Ongoing tensions highlight deep-rooted conservatism; informal, temporary solutions over rule of law
Condemning recent attack on Copts in Minya, EIPR claims 77 incidents of tension since 2011
Police claims Hamed suffered a heart attack as he entered the police station; family accuses police of beating him to death
Scores of people have been killed and injured in Indian-administered Kashmir in recent days as protests rocked the state following the death of a young militant commander. Zahid Rafiq reports from Srinagar.
The prosecution also ordered the arrest of another 3 suspects.
Absence of law to combat such cases led to their reoccurrence, says ECRS
Parents’ disciplinary practices are due to the violence they have been subjected to themselves, says representative
Violence erupted in the village of Koum Al-Loufy after residents circulated “rumours” of a church being built; four houses owned by Copts were set on fire
A simmering row at public broadcaster SABC could soon boil over into renewed protests. Just weeks before crucial polls, journalists, civil society, and trade unions accuse SABC of political meddling and censorship.
Family of Hussien Farghaly accuse police officers of torturing him to death, while police narrative claims he arrived “as a dead body” to the hospital
Security crackdown continues following dozens of arbitrary arrests and house raids
Two police officers and another demonstrator were injured
Police officer previously convicted of shooting Al-Sabbagh to death now facing re-trial, amid concerns of ‘evading accountability’
Suspect accused of first degree murder after shooting driver dead in Al-Darb Al-Ahmar
The House of Representatives continued discussion of the regulatory chart that will facilitate the election of internal parliamentary committees in Tuesday’s session
Nearly 130 were killed in deadly attacks in Damascus and Homs
Video by Asmaa Gamal and Ahmed Hendawy Editing by: Omar Korashi
It’s been a year of violence, unrest and historic change for the United States – both at home and abroad. With a presidential election just around the corner, the country’s future course is far from settled.
HRW cited 75 deaths after military forces fired at demonstrations
By Ahmed Hassan