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Six months of wins for human rights

January Norway: Over the last few years, Norway has endured criticism from international human rights bodies for its treatment of people in prison with mental health problems. Isolation is widely used, and suicide rates are high. Last year, Amnesty Norway campaigned for prisoners’ rights, which led...
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France: “We can’t breathe anymore. Even sports, we can’t do them anymore” . Violations of Muslim women’s and girls’ human rights through hijab bans in sports in France

At the 2024 Olympic Games, the host country France has banned Muslim women from wearing a sports hijab or any other form of religious headgear when they compete for France. Such a ban is imposed in several sports in France, including football, basketball and volleyball, in competitions at all...