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Tunisian Woman Wins Swedish Olof Palme Prize for Human Rights

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Radhia Nasraoui Tunisian lawyer and human rights activist

Arab Women Media Watch Centre in UK (AWMW) congratulates the 2012 Olof Palme Prize winners, Radhia Nasraoui from Tunisia and Waleed Sami Abu Alkhair from Saudi Arabia both of whom are Arab lawyers, fighting for the freedoms and rights of people in the Arab region.

Last Updated on Friday, 14 December 2012 11:07

Sudanese journalist found after being abducted, tortured

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Sudanese freelance journalist Somaya Ibrahim Ismail Hundosa 

Hundosa was found on the side of the road with her head shaved. 

A critical Sudanese freelance journalist was found on the side of a road in Khartoum on Friday after being reported missing on October 29, according to news reports. Somaya Ibrahim Ismail Hundosa had been tortured and her head shaved while she was held captive, the reports said.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 07 November 2012 10:08

Frome Friend of Palestine talks about live behind the apartheid wall in the West Bank

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Hope School Students

Frome Friends of Palestine's speaker this month will be local resident Ronelle Jonat. This summer, Ronelle stayed at Hope Secondary School, Beyt Jala near Bethlehem. She gave English sessions to local students, then spent time travelling and meeting some very interesting people.

The Emirates women football team won by scoring 4-2 against its Palestinian counterpart in Bethlehem

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The UAE and Palestinian women's football teams

By Iqbal Tamimi

The Emirates women football team won the game against the Palestinian women’s team scoring 2-4 in a friendly game of football at Alkhader Stadium in Bethlehem south of the occupied West Bank on Sunday.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 30 October 2012 10:30

Nadia Sminate first Belgian mayor of Moroccan origins

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Nadia Sminate first Belgian mayor of Moroccan origins

Nadia Sminate, Party member of the New Flemish Alliance (NV-A), will be in three years the first burgomaster (mayor) of Moroccan origin in Belgium, under a coalition agreement that was signed in this regard between local representatives of parties that won the municipal elections of 14 October, in the Dutch town of Londerzeel.