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Board of Human Rights Warns of Civilians Situation in Sinjar

BAS News - 2017-03-25 18:52
PKK is accused of threatening the stability of the area ERBIL — Kurdistan Region’s Board of Human Rights has warned about the daunting prospect for Yezidis, especially the children, who have returned to their homes following the liberation of their areas ...

Human Rights Watch: Mafê jinê li herêma Kurdistanê dibin parastinê daye

Waar Media - 2017-03-19 13:39
Waar–Duhok: Tundutîjîya di nav malbatê da li Îraqê bi rengekê berçav zêde bûye û rêxistîyên Navdewletî, daxwaza dariştina yasayek li dijî wê dikin. Rêxistîya Human Rights Watch di raporteka xwe da aşkere kir; tundutîjîya di nav malbatê da li Îraqê zêde b ...

Afrin Residents in Rojava Flee PYD's Atrocities: DCHRK

BAS News - 2017-03-18 09:48
Democracy Center for Human Rights decries PYD's human rights violations in Rojava ERBIL — Armed men belonging to the Syrian Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD), which rules Rojava, the Syrian Kurdish region, closed down the headquarter of a Kurdish poli ...

KRG Board of Human Rights Warns over Child Soldiers

BAS News - 2017-03-17 01:29
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region’s Independent Board of Human Rights has made it clear that they will act if Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) or any other force recruits under-age people. Mohammed Gomashini, a spokesperson for the board, told BasNews that they can ...

UN Distributes Kurdish-language Book on Human Rights in Kurdistan

BAS News - 2017-03-12 21:08
ERBIL – The United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) Human Rights Office has started distributing the booklet “Nine Core Human Rights Treaties and Three Optional Protocols” in Kurdish language to different subjects in the Kurdistan Region, acco ...

UNAMI Provides Kurdish Students with Training on Human Rights Principles

BAS News - 2017-03-12 20:51
ERBIL – The United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) Human Rights Office (HRO), within its program of technical support to academic institutions in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, held four training sessions for students of the Faculty of Law and ...

U.N. documents serious human rights violations in southeast Turkey

Reuters - 2017-03-10 10:48
GENEVA (Reuters) - About 2,000 people were killed and entire neighborhoods razed in southeastern Turkey in 18 months of government security operations characterized by massive destruction and serious human rights violations, the United Nations said on Fri ...

China rails against U.S. for human rights violations

Reuters - 2017-03-09 11:17
BEIJING (Reuters) - China lashed out at the United States for its "terrible human rights problems" in a report on Thursday, adding to recent international criticism of Washington on issues ranging from violence inflicted on minorities to U.S. immigration ...

Iran rejects US human rights report

KurdPress - 2017-03-05 07:26
Iran’s Foreign Ministry rejected allegations of human rights violation raised by the US State Department in its annual report. ...

PYD's Acts Against Rivals Amount to Human Rights Abuses: DCHR

BAS News - 2017-03-04 10:46
PYD armed men raided ENKS offices and exiled a KDP-S official ERBIL — The Syrian Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD), which rules Rojava, the Syrian Kurdish region, continues to commit the human rights abuses against the political parties in the region, ...

Norway did not violate mass killer Breivik's human rights : court

Reuters - 2017-03-01 12:59
OSLO (Reuters) - Norway has not violated the human rights of mass killer Anders Behring Breivik, an appeals court ruled on Wednesday, overturning a previous verdict that his near total isolation in a three-room cell was inhuman. ...