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A voice for Yemen: Journalist Hind Al-Eryani fights for human rights

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This week, we introduce you to a woman who has been advocating for peace and women's rights in Yemen, a country where simply speaking about politics is deemed dangerous. Because of her work, Hind Al-Eryani was forced to move from Turkey to Sweden in search of asylum. The award-winning Yemeni journalist is now being criticised for a piece she published on homosexuality. She tells us more.

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Meanwhile, Amnesty International says 400 people have been injured as security forces crack down on protests in Lebanon. FRANCE 24's correspondent Leila Molana-Allen spoke to a number of people wounded during those clashes, including a young man who had to have surgery to rebuild his face.

And tens of thousands of people have been imprisoned in Egypt on political charges, since Abdel Fattah al-Sisi came into power in 2013. According to rights groups, hundreds of them have died in detention. Our correspondents Éric de Lavarène, Claire Williot and Frank Hersey report.

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