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By Christof Lehmann On Wednesday, December 30th, 2015

Internationally Weaponized NGOs and Proposed Israeli Legislation

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : The Cabinet of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu agreed to propose legislation to regulate and limit the rights of foreign-funded NGOs. The proposed bill reflects a growing, international More...

Leopoldo Lopez in Miami, USA, lobbying for the overthrow of the "Venezuelan regime". Image courtesy of VEPPEX.
By nsnbc On Saturday, September 12th, 2015

Venezuelan Judge Sentences Leopoldo Lopez for Role in 2014 Violence

Lucas Koerner (VA) : A Venezuelan judge sentenced far right opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez to 13 years and nine months in prison Thursday evening for his role in leading last year’s violent anti-government protests. Venezuelan More...

By nsnbc On Thursday, May 28th, 2015

Hamas tortured, abducted Palestinians during Israeli war on Gaza: Amnesty

TCP : Hamas forces tortured and killed more than 23 Palestinians allegedly accused of collaborating with Israel during its war on Gaza strip between July and August 2013, said Amnesty international in a report issued More...

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By Christof Lehmann On Monday, May 25th, 2015

Putin signs “undesirable NGOs” Bill into Law

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a bill, enabling the designation of foreign and foreign-funded NGOs as undesirables after the bill passed both the Lower and Upper House of More...

By Christof Lehmann On Sunday, May 17th, 2015

Russian Lawmakers crack down on foreign “undesirables”

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Russian lawmakers have backed draft legislation for the prosecution of “undesirable” foreigners and foreign-financed non-governmental organizations on the grounds of “national More...

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By Christof Lehmann On Thursday, January 22nd, 2015

Morsi and Co Espionage Trial near Conclusion

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : The espionage trial against ousted Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi and 35 co-defendants is nearing its conclusion. The next trial date is set for January 31 where after the court will More...

By nsnbc On Saturday, January 3rd, 2015

Hopes for 3 Al Jazeera journos’ release pinned on ‘retrial’

Nourhan Magdi (TCP) : Amnesty International said in a Thursday statement that the retrial of the three jailed Al-Jazeera journalists “must pave way to their unconditional freedom.” Australian Peter Greste, Egyptian-Canadian More...

A "Birds Eye View" of Gaza. Terror and Destruction?
By IMEMC On Wednesday, December 10th, 2014

New Amnesty International Report: Israel ‘deliberately and wantonly’ targeted residential towers

Celine Hagbard (IMEMC) : A new report from the international human rights group Amnesty International found that Israeli forces deliberately targeted multi-story apartment buildings in Gaza during the latter part More...

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By nsnbc On Monday, November 10th, 2014

Egypt: Sanaa Seif, Yara Sallam to remain in prison awaiting court verdict until Dec 28

TCP : The Heliopolis Misdemeanor Court has set Dec. 28 as the date it will issue its final opinion on a verdict issued against over 20 activists accused in the Ithadeya Protests, including Sanaa Seif and Yara More...

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By nsnbc On Sunday, October 19th, 2014

Amnesty Int’l: Police ‘abusive’ in response to Alexandria University protests

TCP : Amnesty International Friday said police forces used excessive force to crack down on student demonstrations at Alexandria University this week at the beginning of the new academic year, according to a report More...