Sudan’s ousted PM returns home as world opinion grows against coup

From UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres to the US and European powers, several leaders are demanding the restoration of Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok’s government. Top General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan’s declaration of a state of emergency and dissolution of the government provoked an international backlash. (AFP) Sudan’s Prime Minister Abdallah Hamdok and his wife have been […]


Erdogan: Turkey open to normalisation if Armenia solves issues with Baku

Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said the situation is more favorable than ever before for lasting peace and progress towards normalisation in the region. Erdogan said the environment in Karabakh is more favourable “than ever before” for lasting peace and progress towards “the longed for normalisation.” (AA) Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said if […]


Germany’s minority politicians either leave politics or face death threats

With a left-wing coalition set to form the next government in Germany, ethnic and religious minority politicians remain in the crosshairs of far-right extremists Sarah-Lee Heinrich has been a rising star in the left-wing Green’s youth party. On October 9, the party named the 20-year-old as its official spokesperson and what happened next was a […]


Israel’s defamation of Palestinian NGOs isn’t a first and won’t be the last

Who next will Israel label as “antisemitic” or “terrorist” in its attempts to silence its critics and to impede the work of human rights in the territory it controls? Israel’s ongoing attempts to label its critics as either “antisemities” or “terrorists” took a new turn when its Defence Minister, Benni Gantz, recently declared six prominent Palestinian human […]


Kashmir students face anti-terror law for cheering Pakistan’s cricket win

Authorities in Indian-controlled Kashmir defined supporting Pakistan as an “anti-national” activity, and the investigation is being held under a harsh anti-terror law that allows the government to designate individuals as “terrorists”. More than a dozen Kashmiri students were attacked in India’s northern Punjab state for celebrating Pakistan’s victory, news reports said. (Mukhtar Khan / AP) […]