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Bangladesh, Myanmar in talks on Rohingya repatriation deal

Bangladesh, Myanmar in talks on Rohingya repatriation deal

More than 600,000 Rohingya have fled to neighbouring Bangladesh since late August, driven out by a military operation in Buddhist majority Myanmar's Rakhine State.

Protesters scale Sydney Opera House in support of refugees

Protesters scale Sydney Opera House in support of refugees

Around 600 refugees and asylum seekers have been living without food, water or electricity for more than a week inside the Manus refugee detention facility, which was shut down by Australia last week.

Trump warns North Korea of grave danger

Trump warns North Korea of grave danger

US President Donald Trump arrived in China on Wednesday seeking help to rein in North Korea after warning the North's leader that the nuclear weapons he is developing "are not making you safer, they are putting your regime in grave danger."

NHRC chief briefs Italian MPs on effects of unjust siege

NHRC chief briefs Italian MPs on effects of unjust siege

Dr Ali bin Smaikh al-Marri presented a detailed explanation of the grave and growing humanitarian consequences caused by the siege imposed by the Saudi-led bloc.

Qatar University hosts NHRC chief

Qatar University hosts NHRC chief

Qatar University (QU) hosted Dr Ali bin Smaikh al-Marri, Chairman, National Human Rights Committee (NHRC), who gave a lecture on “Qatar Blockade from Human Rights Perspective”.

QFSW receives 855 affected citizens from siege countries

QFSW receives 855 affected citizens from siege countries

The Qatar Foundation for Social Work (QFSW) has announced that it has received more than 855 beneficiaries of nationals from the siege countries since the beginning of the siege until the end of August.

Turkey starts trial of rights activists, including Amnesty local head

Turkey starts trial of rights activists, including Amnesty local head

Eleven human rights activists including the Turkish head of Amnesty International went on trial on charges of terrorism on Wednesday, a case that has become a flashpoint in Turkey's tensions with European allies.

US-led coalition denies deadly Syria strikes

US-led coalition denies deadly Syria strikes

The US-led coalition battling the Islamic State group in Syria and Iraq denied on Tuesday that it had carried out deadly air strikes around the Syrian city of Deir Ezzor.

Siege countries' measures 'violation of international law'

Siege countries' measures 'violation of international law'

This came in a statement delivered by Sarah Mohammed Kamal al-Emadi, a member of Qatar's delegation participating in the 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly.

3,000 killed in Syria in deadliest month of 2017: monitor

3,000 killed in Syria in deadliest month of 2017: monitor

Syria's war killed at least 3,000 people including 955 civilians in September, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitor said Sunday, in the deadliest month of the conflict this year.

Russian strikes kill 45 Syrian rebels: monitor

Russian strikes kill 45 Syrian rebels: monitor

Russian air strikes have killed 45 members of a rebel group in the northwestern Syrian province of Idlib, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitor said Sunday.

Al-Marri renews call to probe human rights violations

Al-Marri renews call to probe human rights violations

Dr. Ali bin Smaikh al-Marri also urged direct meetings with the victims to listen to their complaints, and document their psychological, material and moral damage they suffered.