World Bulletin / News Desk
"Association of Tunisian Women" has stressed that more than 300 women who were locked in jail during the ousted leader, Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, had been forgotten.
Ibtihal Abdullatif, the president of the association, told AA on Thursday that members of the association prepare files of the jailed women who complain from being neglected.
Abdullatif underlined that some of the female prisoners are sexually abused and being raped and some die as they do not receive cancer treatment.
Abdullatif added that in order to atone female prisoners who are being harmed because of their thoughts and for them to receive treatment there will be more attention being given to females in the new term. Also president of the association said that they demand an amnesty to prisoners of thought.
Senior administration officials said that, based on discussions with the Iraqis, U.S. officials are looking at where advisers can be helpful, and whether there is more they can do in terms of training.
North Korea made it a condition of Fowle's release that the U.S. government transport him out of the country.
Anyone flying to the United States from Ebola-affected countries in West Africa must enter through one of five airports screening for the disease
Protesters were unhappy about what they felt was a lack of substantive concessions from the government officials and they dug in their heels.
Iran has repeatedly cited signs of what it calls foreign plots to sabotage its nuclear programme
African leaders gave the rebels six months in July to disarm and either be repatriated to Rwanda or transferred to a transit camp in Congo while they await resettlement in a third country.
Ban planned to move quickly on setting up the investigation.
Khamenei spoke while receiving new Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi at his residence.
Pyongyang admitted in 2002 to kidnapping 13 Japanese citizens and five abductees and their families later returned to Japan
The clashes highlight tensions in Sierra Leone over the government's attempt to bring the worst Ebola outbreak on record under control
Hasi met Turkey's special envoy for Libya, Emrullah Isler, in Tripoli, Hasi's government said on its website
Police deny that the men were tortured during interrogation and say they are being looked after well in prison
"The recent war destroyed everything in Gaza. A cold spell would portend a fresh humanitarian disaster," Saad al-Din al-Atbash, head of Gaza City's water authority said
A member of the EU's delegation to Turkey urges civil society groups in both countries to engage more.
Student protests were staged on the campuses of Alexandria, Al-Azhar, Beni Sueif, Kafr al-Sheikh, Zagazig, Fayoum, Cairo and Suez universities to protest the death of student Omar al-Sherif.
Qadri intends to extend struggle throughout country through twice weekly protests; Khan refuses to disband his sit-in