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Man Beaten in Disengagement to Receive NIS 45,000

State will compensate Benny Rahamin of Gush Katif who was badly beaten by Yasam police.

Man Beaten in Disengagement to Receive NIS 45,000

Hamas Beats Protesters Demanding Freedom

Masked Hamas policemen wielding batons and rifle butts forcibly 'dissolved' a rally demanding freedom of expression in Gaza.

Hamas Beats Protesters Demanding Freedom

Chen Saga Raises Ideology vs Realpolitik Dilemma.

China and the US had good reasons to seek a compromise, but was the compromise achieved genuine?

Clinton And Chinese Seek Face Saving Compromise Over Chen

UN Rights Office: Hamas Executions 'Unlawful'

Hamas has violated the rights of three executed men, as well as PA law, human rights officials say.

UN Rights Office: Hamas Executions 'Unlawful'

British Government Gets Appeal Date Wrong

Abu Qatada, a bin Laden lieutenant, continues to milk the judicial system in Europe.

British Government Embarrassed As Islamist Eludes Deportation

Chinese Lawyers Licensing Requires Loyalty Pledge

The requirement that lawyers pledge allegiance to the Communist Party is not new, but a continuation of the Chinese Party's intervention.

Chinese Lawyers Licensing Requires Loyalty Pledge To Party

Syrian Troops Murder 55 in Idlib

In the second mass execution this week, forces loyal to Syrian president Bashar al-Assad murder 55 in Idlib; UN remains deadlocked.

Syrian Troops Murder 55 in Idlib Massacre

Syria: 47 Women and Children Murdered in Homs

The widely varied death toll in Monday's horrific massacre in Homs has solidified at 26 women and 21 children as Assad's forces "mop up"

Syria: 47 Women and Children Murdered in Homs

It's Time For Arab Apartheid Week

Demonstration in Tel Aviv protesting Syrian bloodshed and the regime's heinous human rights violations, as part of Arab Apartheid Week.

It's Time For Arab Apartheid Week

Massacre in Homs

Reports of summary executions and mass arrests continue to emerge from Homs and the UN Security Council remains deadlocked on Syria.

Massacre in Homs

UN to Praise Qaddafi's 'Human Rights' Record

UN Watch puzzled as to why the UN’s Human Rights Council plans to adopt a resolution praising Qaddafi’s human rights record.

UN to Praise Qaddafi's 'Human Rights' Record, NGO Outraged

Twitter Apostasy Underscores Saudi Oppression

In 140 characters or less former columnist Hazma Kashgari has become a living example of repression in Saudi Arabia.

Twitter Apostasy Case Underscores Saudi Oppression

US Treasury Targets Iranian Intelligence

The US Treasury Department imposed sanctions on Iran's Ministry of Intelligence and Security for exporting terror and violating human rights

US Treasury Targets Iranian Intelligence

UN General Assembly Condemns Syria

The United Nations passed a non-binding resolution condemning 'systemic human rights violations' in Syria by the Assad regime.

UN General Assembly Condemns Syria

Saudi Twitter Apostate Repents

Hazma Kashgari has repented a series of tweets he made as prosecutors prepare to interrogate and charge him with blasphemy.

Saudi Twitter Apostate Repents

Saudi Twitter Apostate's Supporters Targeted

A controversial Saudi blasphemy case is set to expand to online supporters of a columnist who made 'blasphemous' tweets

Saudi Twitter Apostate's Supporters Targeted

Torture, Rape in Prisons Under Libya's NTC

Rights officials say rape, torture, and summary executions are widespread in Libya's prisons under the post-Qaddafi regime.

Torture, Rape in Prisons Under Libya's New Government

Spanish Judge Threatened To Reopen Civil War

Spanish Judge Baltasar Garzon is on trial for attempting to violate the 1977 Amnesty that helped restore democracy.

Spanish Judge Garzon Charged With Exceeding Authority

Egyptians Protest Gov't Raid on NGOs

The Egyptian Social Democratic Party called for a demonstration Monday night to protest last week's raid on a group of pro-democracy NGOs.

Egyptians Protest Gov't Raid on Pro-Democracy NGOs

UN Denounces Iran for Human Rights Violations

UN General Assembly approves a resolution denouncing serious human rights violations in Iran.

UN Denounces Iran for Human Rights Violations