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The Farda Briefing: Iran Targets Opposition Kurdish Groups Abroad To Divert Attention From Protests At Home

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Iranian Climbing Champion Rekabi Says Police Demolished Her Family's Home

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Bosnian Court Abolishes Republika Srpska's Law On Medicines

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This Is What A Textbook Is Teaching Young Serbs About The Balkan Wars.

A closer look at seven dubious lessons in a government-accredited history textbook for college-aged students...

Arash Sadeghi's Family Calls On Other Countries To Pressure Iran Authorities To Release The Activist

Hossein Sadeghi, the father of imprisoned Iranian activist Arash Sadeghi, has again warned about his...

Lawyer, Family Of Jailed Belarusian Opposition Activist Kalesnikava Denied Hospital Access

Maryya Kalesnikava, a leading opposition activist in Belarus who was sentenced to 11 years in...

Zelenskiy Thanks Germany For Recognizing 1932-33 Famine In Ukraine As Genocide

Germany's parliament has approved a resolution labeling as genocide Ukraine's 1930s "Holodomor," a famine believed...

Hungarian Government Misused Personal Data For Political Campaigns, HRW Says

Hungary's right-wing government misused personal data during the campaign for national elections this year, undermining...

New Law Broadens The Net For 'Foreign Agents' In Russia

A Russian law that expands the definition of so-called foreign agents has come into force...

Police In Russia's Tatarstan Search Homes Of Local Journalist, Anti-War Activist

Police in Kazan, the capital of Russia's Republic of Tatarstan, have searched the home of...

Former Russian Lawmaker And His Brother Handed Lengthy Prison Terms On Embezzlement Charges

A court in Moscow on December 1 sentenced former Russian lawmaker Magomed Magomedov and his...

Tajik Prosecutors Seek 30 Years In Prison For Activist From Restive Gorno-Badakhshan Region

Tajik prosecutors have asked a court in Dushanbe to convict and sentence to 30 years...

Jailed Russian Opposition Politician Navalny Again Placed In Punitive Solitary Confinement

Imprisoned Russian opposition politician Aleksei Navalny has been placed in a punitive solitary confinement cell...