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UN General Assembly passes resolution on human rights violations in occupied Crimea | UNIAN

UN General Assembly passes resolution on human rights violations in occupied Crimea | UNIAN

Unian - 2018-12-23 19:05

UN General Assembly passes resolution on human rights violations in occupied Crimea | UNIAN - Unian

HDP met Council of Europe Human Rights Commissioner

ANF - 2019-01-17 17:41
After the information given to Commissioner Mijatović about human rights violations in Turkey, said Yağızay, the delegation asked Europe to act for the prevention of human rights violations. ...

HRW reports continued human rights violations in Turkey

ANF - 2019-01-17 12:04
The suspension of local democracy continued as the government maintained control of 94 municipalities won in the 2014 local elections by the HDP’s sister party, the Democratic Regions Party, said the HRW World Report 2019. ...

YPG Spokesperson: Turkey not allowing observers to document human rights violations in Afrin

Kurdistan24 - 2019-01-13 01:45

A Kurdish Human Rights Lawyer Arrested in Orumiyeh

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-01-11 02:00
Masoud Shamsnejad, A Kurdish humuman rights lawer, was arrested by security forces on Tuesday in Orumiyeh and transferred to an unknown location. The security forces raided the house and law office of this lawyer while inspecting all his belongings and co ...

Iraqi Kurdistan tortured detained children: Human rights watch

E-Kurd - 2019-01-08 14:42
Beatings, Electric Shock used against children in Iraqi Kurdistan. BEIRUT,— The Kurdistan Regional Government in northern Iraq is torturing children to confess to involvement with the Islamic State (ISIS), Human Rights Watch said on Tuesday. Children tol ...

UN General Assembly shames itself again with 21 resolutions on Israel, six on rest of world

UN Watch - 2018-12-31 01:29
UN Watch’s final tally of the UN General Assembly’s 2018 bias against Israel was shared by opinion leaders worldwide and went viral. Total of 2018 Condemnations adopted at UN General Assembly: ...

Kurdish MPs in Iran call on the UN to act against Turkey’s crimes

ANF - 2018-12-30 13:09
The Kurdish MPs condemned Turkey's against the Kurds with a green light from the Western and Eastern superpowers and called on the UN and human rights advocates to stop these crimes and the Turkish occupation of northern Syria. ...

Human shield action in Gire Spi on day 14

ANF - 2018-12-27 17:06
The human shield action in Gire Spi continues on day 14. Today in the action grounds, Gire Spi Culture and Arts Center members put on a play. A committee from Tabqa and Raqqa showed support for the action. ...

Opinion leaders from Derik call on the UN to act

ANF - 2018-12-27 13:06
Opinion leaders from Derik called on the UN and human rights organizations to fulfill their humanitarian duty against the Turkish threats against the Northern and Eastern Syrian territories, which have embraced thousands of migrants from Syria and Iraq. ...

MEP Miranda: The issue of human rights in Kurdistan a big scandal

ANF - 2018-12-23 10:18
Following her visit to the DTK, Green Group MEP Ana Miranda said “there is a big problem with human rights in Kurdistan.” ...

Amed demands justice and truth for the disappeared

ANF - 2018-12-22 17:13
The Human Rights Association in Amed asked for justice and truth for the disappeared while in state forces custody. ...

Dirbêsiyê people join the human shield action in Serêkaniyê

ANF - 2018-12-21 16:17
Hundreds of people from Dirbêsiyê have joined the human shield acton in Serêkaniyê. ...

A Kurdish Teacher Released on Bail

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2018-12-21 02:00
A teacher from Divandareh, Omid Shahmohammadi, who was arrested by the Inteligence bureau of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) on 12 November 2018, was temporarily released on bail. Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has been informed that t ...

UNGA Committee Passes Resolutions on Children’s Rights, Human Rights | News | SDG Knowledge Hub | IISD

IISD - 2018-12-20 23:55

UN condemns Iran – Press Statement

UN Watch - 2018-12-18 06:28
Press Statement Hillel C. Neuer, Executive Director, United Nations WatchGeneva, Switzerland December 18, 2018 We welcome today’s General Assembly resolution criticizing Iran’s human rights record, adopted by a vote of 84 to 30, an increase of support fr ...

Cancellation of A Seminar on the Economy of the Border Regions and Kolbari in Marivan

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2018-12-18 02:01
A seminar on the Economy of the Border Regions and Kolbari supposed to be held at Payam Noor University in Marivan was cancelled due to the involvement of security institutions. Students, who had gathered at the seminar hall, chanted slogans in protest to ...

EU Commission: Demirtas case reflects rights violations

ANF - 2018-12-12 13:47
EU Commission Deputy Chairperson Federica Mogherini said, “The Demirtas case reflects rights violations in Turkey. At a time of outstanding challenges to Turkey, the approach in practices is a contradiction.” ...

Iran Executes Another Kurd on Human Rights Day

BAS News - 2018-12-10 13:37
ERBIL — Iranian judicial authorities executed another Kurdish citizen on Monday (10th December), the day marked internationally as the Human Rights Day. Hangaw Organization for Human Rights identified the man as “Younis Azizi” from Naqadeh. He was hanged ...

10.000 rights violations in the Kurdistan Region in 10 months

ANF - 2018-12-10 12:28
Almost 10.000 rights violations were recorded in the Kurdistan Region in 10 months. ...

UNAMI Establishes Nineveh Human Rights and Justice Network

BAS News - 2018-12-08 14:51
MOSUL, (UNAMI) — The Human Rights Office (HRO) of the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) held a one-day roundtable with lawyers and civil society activists from Ninewa on 5 December 2018 to discuss the criminal justice system in Ninewa si ...