Selmin Caliskan talks to DW's Friedrich Schmidt on human rights around the world and what she expects from the incoming government
International rights groups have questioned the regime's reform agenda after the activists were identified and called traitors in the media. All those arrested had called for an end to the ban on women driving cars.
Amnesty International's latest annual report has found that fewer executions were carried out around the world in 2017 than the year prior. The number of people sentenced to death also went down.
Egypt's solitary confinement of political prisoners, some for weeks, some even years, amounts to "torture," concludes Amnesty International. The London-based group says its findings drew silence from Cairo.
The US global human rights report covers about 200 countries and territories. China, Russia, Iran and North Korea were top of the list in violating human rights.
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