September 18, 2019
Her smile was striking, wide and slightly ironic. Sitting up straight on the defendants’ bench in a court in Rabat, Morocco on Monday this week, Hajar Raissouni was not letting the situation get her down.
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Nadim HouryDirector, Terrorism and Counterterrorism Program
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Daily BriefSeptember 18, 2019
Outrage is growing in Zimbabwe after a doctor and union leader were reportedly abducted over the weekend; Taliban attacks are on the rise ahead of Afghanistan's presidential elections; the word "they" - for people who identify as non-binary - has been added to a major dictionary; Bahrain rejects pleas to free Nabeel Rajab; new regulations put some US meat workers at risk of injury; rights groups press UN chief on China's Xinjiang abuses; and Barack Obama meets inspirational climate activist Greta Thunberg...
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