Rights groups threaten legal action against government of French President Emmanuel Macron over arms exports to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates

French President Emmanuel Macron (Photo by AFP) Two human rights groups have given the government of French President Emmanuel Macron two months to end its arms exports to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), which are involved in a devastating three-year-old conflict in Yemen, or face legal proceedings. Legal non-governmental organization Droit Solidarite and Aser, which […]

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US President Donald Trump’s efforts to end Dreameres deal racially motivated: US District Court Judge William Alsup

People protest against US President Donald Trump during a rally in support of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), near the Trump Tower in New York on October 05, 2017. (Photo by AFP) A US federal judge says President Donald Trump’s plan to end and tan Obama-era program that protects young immigrants from deportation […]

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Bahraini rights activist Nabeel Rajab just exercising legitimate right to free speech: Human Rights Watch

Prominent Bahraini human rights activist Nabeel Rajab (Photo by Reuters) Human Rights Watch has strongly censured the Bahraini regime over keeping prominent human rights activist and pro-democracy campaigner Nabeel Rajab behind bars over his criticism of the ruling Al Khalifah family and the Wahhabi ideology. Kenneth Roth, the executive director of the New York-based international […]

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