Arab Spring Reborn: The return of protest movements amidst new regional conflicts

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A picture taken during a guided tour organised by Egypt's State Information Service, shows policemen standing guard in front of the Tora prison clinic, on the outskirts of Cairo, 11 February 2020. KHALED DESOUKI/AFP via Getty Images

Egypt: Rights groups call for the release of journalists detained for two years without trial

Human rights groups from the region and around the world call on authorities in Egypt to immediately release journalists Hisham Fouad and Hossam Moanis, who have been held without trial since June 25, 2019.

Taiz, Yemen, 2 January 2021. Journalists and mourners hold placards and banners during the funeral of TV reporter Adeeb al-Janani who was killed in an attack on the airport in Aden, AHMAD AL-BASHA/AFP via Getty Images

Displaced and exiled: Yemeni journalists navigate a dangerous media environment

In one of the deadliest countries for journalists, Yemeni journalists displaced by the ongoing conflict speak to the Committee to Protect Journalists on the struggles of reporting on their country through displacement and exile.

A woman walks past some of the thousands of photos of people killed in Iran during the 1988 massacre as well as during more recent anti-regime uprisings, at a photo exhibit near the US Capitol in Washington, DC, U.S., 4 September 2020, SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images

Iran: Ebrahim Raisi’s election win underscores ongoing crisis of impunity

With a heinous record of human rights violations, the victory of Iran’s judiciary chief Ebrahim Raisi in a flawed presidential election demonstrates Iran’s unabated endemic impunity, says ARTICLE 19.