Day: January 22, 2018

UAE Torture

Survivors of UAE Torture Detail Abuse Ahead of UN Human Rights Review

Dubai (MEE) – The UN has rebuked the UAE over its human rights records ahead of the UN Human Rights Council’s meeting in Geneva on Monday. Foreign nationals who have alleged they were tortured in the United Arab Emirates have said that their countries could have done more to help them, with one former detainee claiming that Britain […]

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kabul hotel intercontinental hotel

Afghanistan: 18 Dead in Overnight Siege at Luxury Kabul Hotel

Kabul (TeleSUR) – Gunmen have raided Kabul’s Intercontinental Hotel, keeping the facility under siege for nearly 12 hours and killing at least 18 people, including four Afghans and 14 foreigners, Afghanistan’s Interior Ministry has reported. The stand-off between gunmen and police finally came to an end on Sunday, after Afghan forces scanned each floor of the six-story luxury hotel and killed four gunmen […]

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