US calls for the release of Cambodian labor activist Chhim Sithar

The United States on Tuesday said it was deeply concerned by Cambodia’s arrest of union leader Chhim Sithar and called

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Hunger strike of jailed Egyptian-British activist may dominate the COP27 summit, Amnesty chief warns

CNN  —  The deteriorating health of jailed Egyptian-British activist, Alaa Abd El-Fattah will dominate the upcoming COP27 summit if Egyptian

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Amsterdam climate protests: Activists block private jet runway at Schiphol Airport

CNN  —  Hundreds of climate activists breached a runway Saturday at Amsterdam’s Schiphol airport to try to stop private jets

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Egypt faces criticism over crackdown on activists ahead of COP27 climate summit

CNN  —  Egypt is facing a barrage of criticism over what rights group say is a crackdown on protests and

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Iran protests: Clashes break out between students and security forces across Iran, rights groups say

CNN  —  Violent clashes broke out between security forces and student protesters at university campuses across Iran on Sunday, according

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London-based TV channel sparks Iranian leaders’ ire amid protests

Editor’s Note: A version of this story first appeared in CNN’s Meanwhile in the Middle East newsletter, a three-times-a-week look

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Gujarat, India: Bilkis Bano’s rapists are now free, and she’s in hiding

New Delhi CNN  —  Standing in a row outside the gates of Godhra remand center in Gujarat, western India, the

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How Iran’s protests transformed into a national uprising

CNN  —  Nearly a month after the start of nationwide protests, parts of Iran now bear the hallmarks of battle

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Rights activists hail Venezuela’s departure from UN Human Rights Council

CNN  —  Venezuela has lost its seat on the United Nations Council of Human Rights — a development hailed on

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