Geneva (GPA) – Last week, Geopolitics Alert editor Randi Nord participated in the 42nd session of the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva, Switzerland. Nord spoke as part of an eye-opening and in-depth panel alongside well-known Gulf activists, former politicians, and journalists living in exile. Participants broke down theContinue Reading

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Geneva (MEE) – Saudi Arabia has insisted that its investigation into the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi will be “fair”, amid a barrage of criticism at a United Nations meeting on Monday. The half-day public debate at the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva came just over than a month after the Saudi insider-turned-critic wasContinue Reading

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Ankara (TP) – The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) on Tuesday called on the Turkish government to promptly end an ongoing state of emergency, torture and passport cancellation as well as a ban imposed on dismissed public servants from rejoining the civil service. In a 28-page report issued onContinue Reading