Arab Spring Reborn: The return of protest movements amidst new regional conflicts
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Jailed solely for expressing critical views on the government’s crackdown on the Hirak movement, detained human rights activist Abdallah Benaoum’s health remains in critical condition, say human rights organisations who call for his immediate and unconditional release.

The proposed amendment to the law is a serious threat to freedom of expression and a setback to the achievements that Tunisia has made in this field since its adoption. Parliament should instead expedite the adoption of a new law in accordance with the Constitution’s provisions.

A joint oral intervention at the UN Human Rights Council expresses concern over Israel’s targeting of Palestinian rights defenders and specifically its intention to revoke the permanent Jerusalem residency of lawyer Salah Hammouri.