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Senior UN rights official: Alaa Abd el-Fattah’s life in great danger | Prison News

UN rights chief Volker Turk has called on Egypt to immediately release hunger striker and grassroots activist Alaa Abd el-Fattah. Imprisoned hunger striker Alaa Abd el-Fattah’s life is in grave danger, says UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Volker Turk, renewing a call for Egypt to release him immediately . “I urge the Egyptian government …

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Schools closed in Florida ahead of Tropical Storm Nicole

Tropical Storm Nicole is expected to make landfall in Florida as a Category 1 hurricane FOX 35 Storm Team Chief Meteorologist Jayme King has the forecast. Tropical Storm Nicole is expected to strengthen into a Category 1 hurricane before making landfall along Florida’s east coast this week, according to the National Hurricane Center. Several parts …

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Control of US Congress at stake as polls open in midterm elections | 2022 US Midterm Elections

The first polling stations opened in Midterm elections in the United Statesthat will determine the composition of the next Congress and set the tone for the remainder of President Joe Biden’s term in the White House. Tuesday’s vote comes as Americans grapple with sky-high inflation and cost of living, and the economy has become the …

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Egyptian activist jailed for ‘water strike’ as UK PM pledges support | News on the climate crisis

Alaa Abd el-Fattah has stopped drinking water, his family says, as British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak promises to push for his release. Imprisoned Egyptian activist Alaa Abd el-Fattah has stopped drinking water, his family said on Sunday, stepping up their hunger strike as British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak said he would raise his case with …

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Last eight hottest years on record, warns UN report | Climate News

The past eight years are on track to be the hottest on record, according to a United Nations report, as UN chief Antonio Guterres warns the planet is sending “a distress signal”. The UN weather and climate body released its annual report on the state of the world’s climate on Sunday with another warning that …

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Kherson, Under Russian Occupation, Loses Power After Alleged “Sabotage” | Russo-Ukrainian War

The Russian administration in Kherson blamed the outage on Ukraine, accusing it of attacking the Kakhovka hydroelectric dam. The administration installed by Russia in Kherson Ukrainian The region said the city of Kherson lost water and electricity after what it called an act of “sabotage”. In a statement on Telegram, the Russian-installed administration in Kherson …

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