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Published: Tue, 15 Jun 2021 13:43:04 +0200
60 years of humanity in action
Middle East today / Sweden / Stockholm: - Since it was founded in 1961, Amnesty International has been empowering people like you to take action for a better world. This is a snapshot of what you have made possible.

“Open your newspaper - any day of the week - and you will find a report from somewhere in the world of someone being imprisoned, tortured or executed because his opinions or religion are unacceptable to his government. The newspaper reader feels a sickening sense of impotence....
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Published: Sun, 13 Jun 2021 08:49:38 +0200
11 Signs You Have An Emotionally Abusive Mother
Middle East today / Sweden / Stockholm: - The parent-child relationship is typically considered one of the most naturally and unconditionally loving bonds in our day-to-day lives. We expect, from childhood well into adulthood, that our mothers will always have our best interests at heart, that she will act with the intention of guiding us, or that she will know the appropriate emotional boundaries to maintain. Unfortunately, the reality is that this is not always the case, and sometimes it can take...
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Published: Sat, 12 Jun 2021 07:43:18 +0200
155 detainees in the largest effort to date against organized crime
Middle East today / Sweden / Stockholm: - The police have carried out one of the largest attacks so far against violent and drug crime and prevented about ten murders. The operation is part of a unique police operation that took place in collaboration with, among others, the FBI.

To date, 155 people have been detained in operations involving Swedish preliminary investigations. The operation has been coordinated by the police's national operational department and all seven police regions...
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Published: Fri, 11 Jun 2021 07:56:42 +0200
What Happens to Your Heart When You Drink Alcohol
Middle East today / Sweden / Stockholm: - You've certainly heard that red wine is good for your heart—but is that the case with all types of alcohol? Here's a look at what happens to your heart when you consume beer, liquor, or wine.
Before we get into what science says about how your heart is affected by drinking too much alcohol, let's first define what "too much" is: According to the 2020-2025 dietary guidelines for Americans, alcohol is a beverage to limit in your diet. If you choose...
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Published: Wed, 09 Jun 2021 09:01:51 +0200
Swedish property prices reach record highs with double-digit growth
Middle East today / Sweden / Stockholm: - Apartment and house prices continue to rise in Sweden, with the "pandemic effect" most noticeable in Malmö.
The price tag for a detached house in Sweden rose two percent in May, while the price of an apartment increased one percent.

This means that year-on-year, house prices have increased by a whopping 20 percent and apartment prices 13 percent, according to the latest report by Swedish real estate number-crunchers Svensk Mäklarstatistik.
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Published: Mon, 07 Jun 2021 12:18:37 +0200
Governments must stop conniving with fossil fuel industries to burn our rights
Middle East Today / Sweden / Stockholm: -The world’s richest governments are effectively condemning millions of people to starvation, drought and displacement through their continued support of the fossil fuel industry, Amnesty International said today. The organization’s new policy briefing offers a damning assessment of global failures to protect human rights from climate change, and outlines how human rights law can help hold governments and companies to account.

The unambitious...
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Published: Fri, 04 Jun 2021 03:06:04 +0200
Morocco: Critically ill hunger-striking journalist must be granted adequate medical care
Middle East Today / Sweden / Stockholm: -Moroccan authorities must urgently end the solitary confinement of a detained journalist whose health is at risk after 51 days on hunger strike and ensure he is granted the specialized medical care he requires, said Amnesty International.

Sulieman Raissouni has been on hunger strike since 8 April in protest at his detention and prolonged solitary confinement. Since his arrest on sexual assault charges in May 2020 he has been held for a year in...
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Published: Wed, 02 Jun 2021 15:10:09 +0200
BANGLADESH 2020
Middle East today / Sweden / Stockholm: - Journalists were increasingly persecuted for reporting corruption and criticizing the government’s COVID-19 policies. The draconian Digital Security Act (DSA) 2018 was widely enforced to curtail freedom of expression. Police and other law enforcement agencies continued to carry out extrajudicial executions. Violence against women increased during the COVID-19 pandemic. Implementation of the Chittagong Hill Tracts Agreement remained stalled and a crackdown...
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Published: Tue, 01 Jun 2021 13:18:02 +0200
Saudi Arabia: Google must halt plans to establish Cloud Region
Middle East today / Sweden / Stockholm: - Amnesty International has today joined with 38 other human rights groups and individuals to call on Google to halt plans to establish a Cloud Region in Saudi Arabia until the company can publicly demonstrate how it will mitigate risks of adverse human rights impacts.

“Saudi Arabia has a dismal human rights record, including digital surveillance of dissidents, and is an unsafe country to host the Google Cloud Platform,” said Rasha Abdul Rahim,...
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Published: Mon, 31 May 2021 10:13:49 +0200
How to Start a Successful Career as a Personal Trainer
Middle East Today / Sweden / Stockholm: -A career in personal training is an excellent career choice for those who have a passion for fitness and have the willingness to help others in achieving their goals. However, success in this profession takes more than passion. Apart from getting certified and keeping yourself covered with personal training insurance from Next, you’ll need to find ways to stand out in this highly competitive profession to attract prospective clients. And to help those who...
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Published: Sun, 30 May 2021 09:41:35 +0200
Israel/OPT: Scrap plans to forcibly evict Palestinian families in Silwan
Middle East Today / Sweden / Stockholm: -Ahead of an appeal hearing at the Jerusalem District Court on 26 May over the forced eviction of two Palestinian families in the Batn al-Hawa area of Silwan in occupied East Jerusalem, Amnesty International’s Deputy Director for the Middle East and North Africa, Saleh Higazi said:

“This is yet another illustration of Israel’s criminal policy of forced displacement of Palestinians in motion.

“By continuing to pursue this court...
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Published: Fri, 28 May 2021 17:13:20 +0200
Egypt invites Hamas, Palestinians, Israel for further talks
Middle East Today / Sweden / Stockholm: -CAIRO — Egypt has invited Israel, Hamas and the Palestinian Authority for separate talks that aim at consolidating the cease-fire that ended an 11-day war between Israel and the Gaza Strip’s militant Hamas rulers, an Egyptian intelligence official said Thursday. The talks would also focus on accelerating the reconstruction process in Gaza.

“We are seeking a long-term truce, that would enable further discussions and possibly direct talks,”...
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Published: Fri, 28 May 2021 06:11:31 +0200
Sweden's king and queen unknowingly pose with anti-Israel accessory
Middle East today / Sweden / Stockholm: - Royal couple receive keffiyeh with anti-Israeli inscription from Iraqi refugee during tour of Sweden
During a tour of Sweden to celebrate 40 years of the reigning royals, King Carl Gustaf and his wife, Queen Sylvia, visited the neighboring area of the city of Sundsvall. There they were approached by a man who identified himself as an Iraqi refugee, and who gifted them with hand made keffiyehs, the traditional Arab scarf, as a thank you for allowing...
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Published: Sun, 13 Jun 2021 15:36:58 +0200
Slovenia: Recognition that sex without consent is rape is a “historic victory for women”
Middle East Today / Sweden / Stockholm: -Responding to the adoption by the Slovenian Parliament of amendments to the country’s Criminal Code that will recognise that sex without consent is rape, Amnesty International’s Europe Director, Nils Muižnieks, said:

“This is a historic victory for women in Slovenia and an important step along the road to changing culture, attitudes and behaviour. It is also a testament to years of campaigning by survivors who have helped to ensure that...
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Published: Sun, 13 Jun 2021 04:42:28 +0200
Egypt .. 3 Syrians sentenced to death, including a doctor and a female doctor, who committed a heinous crime
Middle East today / Sweden / Stockholm: - Giza criminal court in Egypt sentenced a Syrian doctor, her lover and his sister to death by hanging for the murder of her husband and sister.

The incidents from the incident go back when the security services arrested three Syrian defendants, including a female doctor, a doctor and his sister, because they accused them of killing a Syrian doctor and his sister.

Investigations and investigations revealed that the victim's wife, Hadeer...
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Published: Fri, 11 Jun 2021 08:23:39 +0200
After El Salvador, India may move to classify Bitcoin as an asset class
Middle East today / Sweden / Stockholm: -Top sources tracking the industry told this publication that the government has moved away from its earlier hostile stance towards virtual currencies.
BENGALURU: After El Salvador’s historic move to adopt Bitcoin as legal tender (rendering it full currency status), things are looking brighter back home in India for crypto-enthusiasts.

Top sources tracking the industry told this publication that the government has moved away from its earlier...
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Published: Thu, 10 Jun 2021 04:57:42 +0200
Bahraini MPs decry LGBT flag at US embassy
Angry lawmakers term step a ‘flagrant provocation’
Middle East today / Sweden / Stockholm: - Cairo: Several members of the Bahraini parliament have expressed anger over hoisting the flag of the LGBT community by the US embassy in the country, saying the move constituted a “flagrant provocation of the Arab, Muslim Bahraini people”, their morals and traditions.

Earlier this month, the US embassy in Manama released a photo showing the LGBTQI (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender,...
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Published: Mon, 07 Jun 2021 12:51:34 +0200
Belarus: Raman Pratasevich forced televised ‘confession’ amounts to ill-treatment
Middle East today / Sweden / Stockholm: - Following the 3 June broadcast of a forced ‘confession’ by jailed Belarusian journalist Raman Pratasevich, Marie Struthers, Amnesty International’s Eastern Europe and Central Asia Director, said:

“Raman Pratasevich’s forced ‘confession’ on Belarusian state TV was devastating to watch. He was plainly on the edge of breaking down, in tears and with visible wounds on his wrists, as he was forced to incriminate himself and praise his...
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Published: Fri, 04 Jun 2021 08:33:34 +0200
Sierra Leone: Government and donors must prioritize mental health to address legacy of war and Ebola epidemic – new report
Survivors of traumatic experiences and others in need of support in Sierra Leone are being failed by the severe lack of available mental health services years after the country’s brutal civil war and devastating Ebola epidemic, Amnesty International warned in a new report published today.

In ‘They Are Forgetting About Us’: The long-term mental health impact of war and Ebola in Sierra Leone, survivors reveal how they continue to struggle with a range of symptoms of distress, including...
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Published: Thu, 03 Jun 2021 06:58:30 +0200
German-made FinSpy spyware found in Egypt, and Mac and Linux versions revealed
Middle East today / Sweden / Stockholm: - FinSpy is a commercial spyware suite produced by the Munich-based company FinFisher Gmbh. Since 2011 researchers have documented numerous cases of targeting of Human Rights Defenders (HRDs) - including activists, journalists, and dissidents with the use of FinSpy in many countries, including Bahrain, Ethiopia, UAE, and more. Because of this, Amnesty International’s Security Lab tracks FinSpy usage and development as part of our continuous monitoring of...
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Published: Wed, 02 Jun 2021 14:59:42 +0200
South Asia: Urgent action needed to combat deadly COVID-19 surge across region
Middle East today / Sweden / Stockholm: - Governments across South Asia must immediately address healthcare shortages and urgently strengthen their healthcare systems to respond to the rapid surge of COVID-19 cases in the region, said Amnesty International.

With India and Nepal’s healthcare systems reaching breaking point, the human rights organization expressed its concern over the lack of preparedness of other countries in the region for the virus’s latest and most deadly wave....
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Published: Tue, 01 Jun 2021 05:55:32 +0200
Simon Cowell pulls out of judging duties in upcoming ‘X Factor Israel’
Middle East today / Sweden / Stockholm: - Simon Cowell has reportedly canceled his scheduled appearance as a judge on “X Factor Israel” amid tensions in the wake of the recent conflict between Israelis and Palestinians.

“Simon won’t be going to Israel after all. I know it has already been announced that he was one of the judges, but for a number of reasons he just can’t be there in Israel to film the show now,” a source close to the veteran producer told the Jewish News.
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Published: Mon, 31 May 2021 09:46:32 +0200
Money laundering gang sentenced over £5 million cash-seizure which is Met's biggest ever
Money laundering gang sentenced over £5 million cash-seizure which is Met's biggest ever

Middle East today / Sweden / Stockholm: - Police tackling large scale drug supply in London seized the piles of cash from a Fulham house

A gang of men has been sentenced to nearly ten years in jail after £5 million in criminal cash was seized from an apartment in Fulham.

The three men were sentenced at Harrow Crown Court on Friday, May 28, after pleading guilty last year...
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Published: Sat, 29 May 2021 21:13:20 +0200
Egypt invites Israel, Hamas, Palestinian Authority for talks ‘seeking a long-term truce’
Middle East Today / Sweden / Stockholm: -Israeli-Palestinian prisoner swap also being discussed, official saysEgypt has invited Israel, Hamas and the Palestinian Authority for separate talks that aim at consolidating the cease-fire that ended an 11-day war between Israel and the Gaza Strip’s militant Hamas rulers, an Egyptian intelligence official said Thursday. The talks would also focus on accelerating the reconstruction process in Gaza.

"We are seeking a long-term truce, that would...
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Published: Fri, 28 May 2021 06:47:04 +0200
Saudi dissident says Riyadh has detained more human rights activists
Middle East Today / Sweden / Stockholm: -The Saudi academic and opponent Saeed Bin Nasser Al-Ghamdi has revealed that the authorities in Riyadh have recently detained 13 other activists for their "human rights activities and their communication with activists abroad" . He did not reveal the names of the detainees.

"The State is trying to spread a rumor about foreign intelligence that led them to set a trap [for the thirteen detainees], which are habitual statements of unjust regimes,...
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Published: Tue, 15 Jun 2021 13:43:04 +0200
60 years of humanity in action
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Published: Sun, 13 Jun 2021 15:36:58 +0200
Slovenia: Recognition that sex without consent is rape is a “historic victory for women”
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Published: Sun, 13 Jun 2021 08:49:38 +0200
11 Signs You Have An Emotionally Abusive Mother
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Published: Sun, 13 Jun 2021 04:42:28 +0200
Egypt .. 3 Syrians sentenced to death, including a doctor and a female doctor, who committed a heinous crime
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Published: Sat, 12 Jun 2021 07:43:18 +0200
155 detainees in the largest effort to date against organized crime
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Published: Fri, 11 Jun 2021 08:23:39 +0200
After El Salvador, India may move to classify Bitcoin as an asset class
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Published: Fri, 11 Jun 2021 07:56:42 +0200
What Happens to Your Heart When You Drink Alcohol
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Published: Thu, 10 Jun 2021 04:57:42 +0200
Bahraini MPs decry LGBT flag at US embassy
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Published: Wed, 09 Jun 2021 09:01:51 +0200
Swedish property prices reach record highs with double-digit growth
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Published: Mon, 07 Jun 2021 12:51:34 +0200
Belarus: Raman Pratasevich forced televised ‘confession’ amounts to ill-treatment
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Published: Mon, 07 Jun 2021 12:18:37 +0200
Governments must stop conniving with fossil fuel industries to burn our rights
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Published: Fri, 04 Jun 2021 08:33:34 +0200
Sierra Leone: Government and donors must prioritize mental health to address legacy of war and Ebola epidemic – new report
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Published: Fri, 04 Jun 2021 03:06:04 +0200
Morocco: Critically ill hunger-striking journalist must be granted adequate medical care
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Published: Thu, 03 Jun 2021 06:58:30 +0200
German-made FinSpy spyware found in Egypt, and Mac and Linux versions revealed
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Published: Wed, 02 Jun 2021 15:10:09 +0200
BANGLADESH 2020
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Published: Wed, 02 Jun 2021 14:59:42 +0200
South Asia: Urgent action needed to combat deadly COVID-19 surge across region
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Published: Tue, 01 Jun 2021 13:18:02 +0200
Saudi Arabia: Google must halt plans to establish Cloud Region
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Published: Tue, 01 Jun 2021 05:55:32 +0200
Simon Cowell pulls out of judging duties in upcoming ‘X Factor Israel’
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Published: Mon, 31 May 2021 10:13:49 +0200
How to Start a Successful Career as a Personal Trainer
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Published: Mon, 31 May 2021 09:46:32 +0200
Money laundering gang sentenced over £5 million cash-seizure which is Met's biggest ever
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Published: Sun, 30 May 2021 09:41:35 +0200
Israel/OPT: Scrap plans to forcibly evict Palestinian families in Silwan
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Published: Sat, 29 May 2021 21:13:20 +0200
Egypt invites Israel, Hamas, Palestinian Authority for talks ‘seeking a long-term truce’
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Published: Fri, 28 May 2021 17:13:20 +0200
Egypt invites Hamas, Palestinians, Israel for further talks
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Published: Fri, 28 May 2021 06:47:04 +0200
Saudi dissident says Riyadh has detained more human rights activists
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Published: Fri, 28 May 2021 06:11:31 +0200
Sweden's king and queen unknowingly pose with anti-Israel accessory
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