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Perplexingly, the Egyptian president Abdel Fatah el-Sisi has alleged that Egypt does not hold any political prisoners at all. News that el-Sisi ordered the release of hundreds of prisoners in 2022 ...
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Choose from our shortlist of 12 despots and vote on who you think has done most to crack down on freedom of expression this year ...
The atrocious worker conditions and contempt for basic human rights in Qatar have certainly been on our minds over the last year. However, relatively little attention has been paid to the man pulling ...