Navalny’s body handed over by Russian authorities to mother: Spokesperson | Human Rights News

Navalny’s body handed over by Russian authorities to mother: Spokesperson | Human Rights News

The body of Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny has been handed over to his mother, his spokesperson has said. “Alexei’s body was given to his mother. Thank you to everybody who demanded this with us,” Navalny spokesperson Kira Yarmysh said on X. The details of his funeral arrangements are yet…

Navalny’s mother says Russian authorities pressuring ‘secret’ burial | Human Rights News

Navalny’s mother says Russian authorities pressuring ‘secret’ burial | Human Rights News

Lyudmila Navalnaya says investigators are trying to set conditions on where, when and how the prominent Kremlin critic should be buried. The mother of Alexey Navalny has said Russian authorities are pressing her to bury the opposition leader’s body in “secret”. Speaking in a video message posted on YouTube on…

How does humanitarian assistance enter Gaza? | Israel War on Gaza News

How does humanitarian assistance enter Gaza? | Israel War on Gaza News

Israel denies accusations it is blocking aid deliveries as UN says people are at risk of starvation in the besieged strip. Before Israel’s war, most of the 2.3 million Palestinians living in Gaza were already dependent on humanitarian assistance. After four and a half months of a total siege, compounded…

UK imposes sanctions on heads of penal colony where Russia’s Navalny died | Human Rights News

UK imposes sanctions on heads of penal colony where Russia’s Navalny died | Human Rights News

Cameron promises to hold those responsible accountable, as Navalny’s mother takes legal action to recover his body. The United Kingdom has imposed sanctions on six officials overseeing the Arctic penal colony where Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny died. The sanctions, announced by British Foreign Secretary David Cameron on Wednesday, target…

‘Israel’s apartheid must end,’ South Africa says at ICJ hearing | Israel War on Gaza News

‘Israel’s apartheid must end,’ South Africa says at ICJ hearing | Israel War on Gaza News

The International Court of Justice will hear from 52 countries on the legality of Israel’s occupation of Palestinian territories. South Africa told the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague that Israel is responsible for apartheid against the Palestinians and its occupation is “inherently and fundamentally illegal”. South African…

Four Egyptian officials back on trial in Italy over death of Giulio Regeni | Courts News

Four Egyptian officials back on trial in Italy over death of Giulio Regeni | Courts News

Italy’s top court decided last year to proceed with the trial against the four officials, who will be tried in absentia. The trial of four Egyptian security agents accused of kidnapping and murdering an Italian student in Cario opened in Italy on Tuesday following a prolonged delay in the proceedings…

UN experts warn of Israeli violations against Palestinian women, girls | Israel War on Gaza News

UN experts warn of Israeli violations against Palestinian women, girls | Israel War on Gaza News

United Nations experts are expressing alarm over reports of alleged human rights violations in Gaza and the West Bank. UN experts have expressed alarm over allegations of human rights violations against Palestinian women and girls in Gaza and the occupied West Bank since Israel launched its war on Gaza on…

‘Systematic torture’: To be Palestinian in an Israeli prison | Israel War on Gaza News

‘Systematic torture’: To be Palestinian in an Israeli prison | Israel War on Gaza News

Bethlehem, occupied West Bank – Palestinian organisations are documenting abuses by Israel and its forces in hopes that one day it will be held accountable. Among them is the Palestinian Prisoner’s Society (PPS), which works to support Palestinians in Israeli prisons. Abdullah al-Zaghari, head of PPS, told Al Jazeera there…

Will the death of Alexey Navalny change Russian politics? | Human Rights News

Will the death of Alexey Navalny change Russian politics? | Human Rights News

World leaders blame Russian President Vladimir Putin for the death of his most outspoken critic. Alexey Navalny was respected worldwide and – despite being locked up for years in a prison cell – was Russian President Vladimir Putin’s most vocal critic. That voice of dissent was silenced as Russia announced…

ICJ demands implementation of Gaza measures, but no new action on Rafah | Israel War on Gaza News

ICJ demands implementation of Gaza measures, but no new action on Rafah | Israel War on Gaza News

Top UN court notes ‘perilous’ situation but rejects South African request to order urgent measure to safeguard civilians. The top United Nations court said that it notes the “perilous” situation in the southern Gaza city of Rafah, but has declined South Africa’s request for urgent measures to safeguard Palestinians being…